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