Author: Andrew Raynor

Laurent Nedelec – pirate of the woods

Andrew Raynor   The elusive sparrowhawk stops for a moment on his favorite perch. This is the male, with his nice colours. For me, it is like a spirit of the forest, very shy and discreet. One of the mysteries I am looking for all year long… Andy Raynor Dover NH

Dorin Bofan – Fractures

Andrew Raynor   An older image, made a while ago in the Spanish Pyrenees. I found this beautiful broken pine while on a short peeing trip from the tent. It proved me yet again that my favorite images are made in the most unsual, funny, even awkward moments. Planning simply doesn’t work for me. 🙂 […]

Heike Odermatt – Summertime

Andrew Raynor   This is a little impression of my Svalbard tour I made some years ago in June. We had only short time in the Kongsfjorden and tried to get as close as possible to the glaciers with our sailing boat. The reflection shows the mountain Collethøgda. Andy Raynor Dover NH

Markus Varesvuo – Ruff times

Andrew Raynor   In spring, during breeding season, Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) males gather together at a lek to display, primarily with each other. The main goal is to attract females, of course, but they do this in a roundabout way, by trying to outdo each other in fights and generally just prancing around, competing against […]

Alex Mustard – Red Eye

Andrew Raynor   Detail of the eye of an appropriately named crescent-tail bigeye fish (Priacanthus hamrur). The super rich red colour in this image comes because it was shot (17 years ago) on Velvia film. This picture really jumped out to me because these days we tend to process images with less punchy contrast and less […]