Campbell is one of Scotland's leading natural history
and landscape photographers, and his own picture library of
over 120,000 images is the most extensive of its kind by any
single photographer working in Scotland. He also contributes
to three other libraries: NHPA, RSPB IMAGES and GETTY IMAGES.
His award winning photographs regularly feature in magazines,
books, exhibitions, displays and company reports, and are
distributed in a wide range of products from calendars and
postcards to mouse-mats and prints.
Laurie was born in 1958 and developed an interest in natural
history at an early age. He began photographing wildlife in
1972, initially from a desire to share his experiences and
observations of the natural world. He later studied
photography at Napier University in Edinburgh (1977-81), and
has since worked almost exclusively in Scotland, travelling
from his Borders home to all parts of the country.
He regularly revisits the same areas in order to gain in-depth
coverage of rare or elusive species such as the golden eagle,
and spent over six years photographing these birds for the
highly acclaimed book 'Golden Eagles'. However, Laurie does
not neglect more commonplace subjects and works just as
intensively to find creative and inventive ways of recording
them. Most of his work is carried out in the field using 35mm
equipment and natural lighting whenever possible. He is
dedicated to photographing genuinely wild creatures in their
Laurie Campbell is the author of two books - 'The Wildlife
Photographs of Laurie Campbell' and 'The RSPB Guide to Bird
and Nature Photography', and he has illustrated several others
including 'The Great Wood of Caledon', 'The Cairngorm
Reindeer', 'Wild Scotland', 'Badgers', 'Golden Eagles' and 'Highlanders'. His most recent book is
'Otters: Return to the Rivers'.
writes regularly for 'Outdoor Photography' (UK) magazine and
has appeared in the television programmes 'Wildshots', 'The
Photoshow' and 'BG Wildlife Photographer of the Year'. To date
he has won 23 awards (including 3 Category Winners) in the
prestigious BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition.
Clients include: Country Living, Observer Magazine, The
Field, Scottish Field, Country Life, BBC Wildlife, GEO
magazine (Germany), Terra magazine (Germany) OASIS magazine
(Italy), Natural History magazine (USA), Scottish Natural
Heritage, The Scottish Seabird Centre, The National Trust
for Scotland, The Forestry Commission, RSPB, Greenpeace,
RSNC, National Geographic Television (USA). Commissions
A wide variety of articles about Scottish natural history,
featuring Laurie's photographs, are available for publication.
These cover many of Scotland's key species as well as
distinctive habitats such as heather moorland and the ancient
Caledonian forest. Please contact Laurie for details.
Laurie Campbell Photography
Hestia, Paxton, near Berwick-on-Tweed TD15 1TE. UK
Enquiries and Picture Requests
Phone +44 (0)1289 386736 Fax
+44 (0)1289 386746
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dandelion | red
deer stag | burnet moths
on wood vetch | sea
thrift, Handa island |
golden eagle | red
campion | common lizard
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