Originally from Manchester, Paul moved to Sheffield to study Natural Environmental Science at university, specialising in wildlife conservation in the UK. After a year working in the USA Paul returned to Sheffield to work as an Environmental Science lecturer until he moved into wildlife photography full time. Paul focuses on wildlife conservation issues within his photography and works for a number of wildlife conservation bodies. He is Natural England's species photographer for the East Midlands and Peak District.
Today he travels around the world but is never happier than when he is working in the Peak District and Northern Britain, the demands on the photographer are harder, but the rewards are greater. Paul uses both his images of wildlife and his training as an environmental