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At 22 years old, Oliver Hellowell is fast achieving his dream of becoming a professional landscape and wildlife photographer. His images are sold around the globe and have earned him many awards, as well as numerous appearances on TV and in the media.

Oliver also happens to have an extra copy of chromosome 21 in his DNA. However, having Down Syndrome is not something he sees as a limitation. On the contrary, Oliver has surpassed expectations at every stage of his life and he has gone on to inspire and enrich the lives of countless others.

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Photographer Oliver Hellowell with camera, England, UK. February 2015  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Photographer Oliver Hellowell with camera, England, UK. February 2015
Robin (Erithacus rubecula) on lichen covered stump, England, UK, February.  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Robin (Erithacus rubecula) on lichen covered stump, England, UK, February.
Heather (Calluna vulgaris) in flower, Dartmoor, England, UK. August.  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Heather (Calluna vulgaris) in flower, Dartmoor, England, UK. August.
Canada geese (Branta canadensis) in flight at Abbotsbury Swannery, Abbotsbury, Dorset, England, UK. August 2014  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Canada geese (Branta canadensis) in flight at Abbotsbury Swannery, Abbotsbury, Dorset, England, UK. August 2014
Wheat crop in field at West Buckland, Somerset, England, UK. June 2015  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Wheat crop in field at West Buckland, Somerset, England, UK. June 2015
Photographer Oliver Hellowell with mother Wendy Hellowell and sister Anna Hellowell, England, UK. March 2014.  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Photographer Oliver Hellowell with mother Wendy Hellowell and sister Anna Hellowell, England, UK. March 2014.
Photographer Oliver Hellowell taking pictures, balancing the camera on the head of photographer Mike O'Carroll, England, UK. June 2017.  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Photographer Oliver Hellowell taking pictures, balancing the camera on the head of photographer Mike O'Carroll, England, UK. June 2017.
Mute swan (Cygnus olor) among large flock, Abbotsbury Swannery, Dorset. England, UK. August.  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Mute swan (Cygnus olor) among large flock, Abbotsbury Swannery, Dorset. England, UK. August.
Long exposure of a Dartmoor stream, Devon, England, UK, August.  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Long exposure of a Dartmoor stream, Devon, England, UK, August.
Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) female feeding on baited log, England, UK. January 2018  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) female feeding on baited log, England, UK. January 2018
Sunset over the fields, Blackdown hills, Somerset, England, UK. October.  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Sunset over the fields, Blackdown hills, Somerset, England, UK. October.
Sunset at Hope Cove, Devon, England, UK, April 2016.  -  Oliver Hellowell
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Oliver Hellowell / Sunset at Hope Cove, Devon, England, UK, April 2016.
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