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Photography has featured prominently throughout David Maitland's life and after gaining his PhD in Zoology he enjoyed a successful academic career in South Africa and the United Kingdom, using photography for both research and teaching before becoming a full-time Nature photographer in 2006.


Specialising in biological form and function, ecology and conservation, David aims to capture the quirkiness in a creature's character and the beauty of Nature in order to highlight the plight many of the World's creatures find themselves in because of Man's activities. His most recent work has taken him to the tropical rainforests of the Americas, Africa and Indonesia, the tundra of Finland and for WWoE to the mountains of Macedonia.


For his WWoE mission, David worked in the Gali
Spotted fritillary butterfly (Melitaea didyma) on Trefoil (Lotus sp) flowers, Mount Baba, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009 - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Spotted fritillary butterfly (Melitaea didyma) on Trefoil (Lotus sp) flowers, Mount Baba, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009
Owlfly / Butterly lion / Ascalaphid (Libelloides longicornis) Stenje region, Lake Macro Prespa, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009 - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Owlfly / Butterly lion / Ascalaphid (Libelloides longicornis) Stenje region, Lake Macro Prespa, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009
Heath fritillary butterfly (Melitaea athalia) on Maiden pink (Dianthus deltoids) in a mountain pasture, Mount Baba, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009 - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Heath fritillary butterfly (Melitaea athalia) on Maiden pink (Dianthus deltoids) in a mountain pasture, Mount Baba, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009
Black veined white butterfly (Aporia crataegi) on Pink (Dianthus sp) flower, Mount Baba, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009 - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Black veined white butterfly (Aporia crataegi) on Pink (Dianthus sp) flower, Mount Baba, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009
Wall barley (Hordeum murinum) and an Escher's blue butterfly (Polyommatus escheri) Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009, dead insects and plants placed directly on scanner - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Wall barley (Hordeum murinum) and an Escher's blue butterfly (Polyommatus escheri) Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009, dead insects and plants placed directly on scanner
Nipplewort (Lapsana communis) in flower with Eschers blue butterfly (Polyommatus escheri) and Silver-studded blue (Plebejus argus) Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009, dead in... - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Nipplewort (Lapsana communis) in flower with Eschers blue butterfly (Polyommatus escheri) and Silver-studded blue (Plebejus argus) Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009, dead in...
Rose campion / catchfly (Lychnis coronaria) in flower with an Eschers blue butterfly (Polyommatus escheri) and Silver-studded blue butterfly (Plebejus argus) Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Ma... - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Rose campion / catchfly (Lychnis coronaria) in flower with an Eschers blue butterfly (Polyommatus escheri) and Silver-studded blue butterfly (Plebejus argus) Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Ma...
Bladder campion (Silene vulgaris) with seed heads, and an Eschers blue butterfly (Polyommatus escheri) Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009, dead insects and plants placed dire... - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Bladder campion (Silene vulgaris) with seed heads, and an Eschers blue butterfly (Polyommatus escheri) Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009, dead insects and plants placed dire...
Azure damselfly (Coenagrion puella) Lagadin region, Lake Ohrid, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009 WWE BOOK - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Azure damselfly (Coenagrion puella) Lagadin region, Lake Ohrid, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009 WWE BOOK
Female Wart biter bush cricket (Decticus verrucivorus) on plant, Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009 - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Female Wart biter bush cricket (Decticus verrucivorus) on plant, Stenje region, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009
Turkish / Balkan edible snail (Helix lucorum) on plant, Stenje region, Lake Macro Prespa, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009 - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Turkish / Balkan edible snail (Helix lucorum) on plant, Stenje region, Lake Macro Prespa, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009
Mayfly (Ephemera lineata) Lagadin region, Lake Ohrid, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009 - Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Maitland / Mayfly (Ephemera lineata) Lagadin region, Lake Ohrid, Galicica National Park, Macedonia, June 2009
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