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Ian McCarthy is an award-winning cameraman as well as stills photographer. His work as a cameraman, mostly for the BBC Natural History Unit, has taken him all over the world and enabled him to document rare species such as Gyrfalcon in remote Ellesmere Island. Recently he has been taking images to produce fine art prints, stitching images together to create high definition panoramics.

He writes, ^One inescapable lesson from my years of travel is that nature is under increasing pressure, everywhere wilderness and wild things are in retreat. My photographs spring from my lifelong relationship with the natural world and from a simple wonder at its incredible beauty and diversity. When I am working I like to immerse myself in my surrounding, letting go as much as possible, responding to the
Capercaillie {Tetrao urogallus} male displaying in pine forest, Scotland, UK  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Capercaillie {Tetrao urogallus} male displaying in pine forest, Scotland, UK
Common kingfisher {Alcedo atthis} perched, Cornwall, UK  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Common kingfisher {Alcedo atthis} perched, Cornwall, UK
Common raven {Corvus corax} perched, Utah, USA  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Common raven {Corvus corax} perched, Utah, USA
White tailed sea eagle {Haliaeetus albicilla} feeding on deer carcass in water, Scotland, UK  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / White tailed sea eagle {Haliaeetus albicilla} feeding on deer carcass in water, Scotland, UK
Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} feeding chicks at nest, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} feeding chicks at nest, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada
Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} taking off from nest on cliffs, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} taking off from nest on cliffs, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada
Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} perched on rock, stretching wings, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} perched on rock, stretching wings, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada
Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} perched on rock, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} perched on rock, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada
Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} taking off from rock, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} taking off from rock, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada
Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} perched on rock, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} perched on rock, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada
Stoat / Ermine {Mustela erminea} feeding on bird's egg, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Stoat / Ermine {Mustela erminea} feeding on bird's egg, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada
Stoat / Ermine {Mustela erminea} in summer coat, on ice, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Stoat / Ermine {Mustela erminea} in summer coat, on ice, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada
Red grouse {Lagopus lagopus scoticus} male about to take off from moorland, Abernethy forest, Scotland, UK  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Red grouse {Lagopus lagopus scoticus} male about to take off from moorland, Abernethy forest, Scotland, UK
Atlantic salmon {Salmo salar} leaping up Cassley Falls, Scoltand, UK, composite  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Atlantic salmon {Salmo salar} leaping up Cassley Falls, Scoltand, UK, composite
Wooded landscape with thick mist at dawn, Ireland  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Wooded landscape with thick mist at dawn, Ireland
Common raven {Corvus corax} calling, Dead Horse Point SP, Utah, USA  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Common raven {Corvus corax} calling, Dead Horse Point SP, Utah, USA
Waves crashing on coast, Marion Is, Prince Edward Is sub-antarctica  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Waves crashing on coast, Marion Is, Prince Edward Is sub-antarctica
King penguin leaping out of surf {Aptenodytes patagoni} Marion Is, sub-antarctica.  (Taken on location for BBC Planet Earth Shallow Seas 2005).  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / King penguin leaping out of surf {Aptenodytes patagoni} Marion Is, sub-antarctica. (Taken on location for BBC Planet Earth Shallow Seas 2005).
King penguin chicks in creche {Aptenodytes patagoni} Marion Island, sub-antarctica (Taken on location for BBC Planet Earth Shallow Seas 2005).  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / King penguin chicks in creche {Aptenodytes patagoni} Marion Island, sub-antarctica (Taken on location for BBC Planet Earth Shallow Seas 2005).
King penguin trumpeting {Aptenodytes patagoni} Marion Island, sub-antarctica (Taken on location for BBC Planet Earth Shallow Seas 2005).  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / King penguin trumpeting {Aptenodytes patagoni} Marion Island, sub-antarctica (Taken on location for BBC Planet Earth Shallow Seas 2005).
White tailed sea eagle {Haliaeetus albicilla} feeding on deer carcass in water, Scotland, UK  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / White tailed sea eagle {Haliaeetus albicilla} feeding on deer carcass in water, Scotland, UK
Wandering albatross chick on nest {Diomedea exulans} Marion Island, sub-antarctica  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Wandering albatross chick on nest {Diomedea exulans} Marion Island, sub-antarctica
Golden eagle {Aquila chrysaetos} perched in pine tree, Scotland, UK, Captive  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Golden eagle {Aquila chrysaetos} perched in pine tree, Scotland, UK, Captive
Coal tit {Periparus ater} flapping wings on lichen covered branch in snow, Abernethy, Scotland, UK  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Coal tit {Periparus ater} flapping wings on lichen covered branch in snow, Abernethy, Scotland, UK
Flock of Snow geese in dawn sky {Chen caerulescens} Delaware, USA  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Flock of Snow geese in dawn sky {Chen caerulescens} Delaware, USA
Black throated diver {Gavia arctica} on water, Loch Maree, NW Highlands, Scotland, UK  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Black throated diver {Gavia arctica} on water, Loch Maree, NW Highlands, Scotland, UK
Atlantic salmon {Salmo salar} leaping up Cassley Falls, Scoltand, UK. Composite  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Atlantic salmon {Salmo salar} leaping up Cassley Falls, Scoltand, UK. Composite
Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} perched on rock, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada  -  Ian McCarthy
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Ian McCarthy / Gyrfalcon {Falco rusticolus} perched on rock, Ellesmere Island, Arctic, Canada