Multi-award winning professional photographer Simon Stafford has accrued a wealth of experience in his thirty-five career. He was awarded Overall Winner of the Mammals category in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 and had images shortlisted in the same competition in the previous two years.
His interested in photography began while studying Biophysics at Aberdeen University, where he talked his way into the job of photographer at the university’s weekly newspaper; he has been shooting pictures ever since.
His work has been published internationally in newspapers, books and magazines, and his photography and writing is featured regularly in the UK photographic press, including Practical Photography, Digital SLR Photography, Professional Photographer and Nikon Pro.
A life-long Nikon user Simon is also the Technical Editor of Nikon Owner magazine, and author of over twenty-five books on the Nikon camera system.
He is a very knowledgeable and skilled tutor who presents a wide range of his own photography seminars and workshops, plus Simon is a highly experienced leader of landscape, travel, and wildlife photography tours in the UK, Europe, Africa and Asia.