From an early age, Ross has had a passion for the outdoors. His parents introduced him to photography when he was aged 10 and Ross immediately began photographing the wildlife and scenery near their home in north Cornwall. In 1990, he won ‘BBC Countryfile’s’ junior flora and fauna category in their annual photo competition and by the time he won the ‘Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ competition a few years later, Ross had decided to pursue a career in photography.
Ross is established as one of the UK’s leading outdoor photographers. He is a regular contributor to a number of magazines, including ‘Outdoor Photography’ and ‘Digital SLR Photography’, and his work is published widely. He is multi award winner in the prestigious ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition’ and was named ‘British Wildlife Photographer of the Year in 2009’. He is also a commended photographer in the ‘Take-A-View’ Landscape Photographer of the Year Competition. He is contracted to NaturePL picture agency and the National Trust are among his clients.
Ross is an experienced tutor and has also written several books on photography, including ‘The Digital Photographer’s Guide to Filters’, ‘The Digital Exposure Handbook’, ‘Digital Macro and Close-up Photography’ and ‘The Landscape Photography Workshop’. Ross also co-authored ‘The Wildlife Photography Workshop, with fellow Tatra Photography tutor Ben Hall.