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Photography is a fantastic activity for individuals and families. Enjoy your surroundings, save the memory of a magical adventure and create some beautiful artwork too.

Whether you are looking for creative activities for all of the family or an individual adventure, exploring your local woods will open the door to a whole world of dazzling wildlife. It doesn’t matter what sort of camera you have, you can still take some fantastic photos and have a lot of fun!

Photography tips

We have some great nature photography tips to help you make the most of your woodland surroundings and capture the best of the wildlife around you. Learn more about how to use natural light to your advantage and how to gain a sense of perspective in your photos to really stand out from the crowd.

If you're just looking for a bit of fun, why not take a look at our wildlife photography tips or, if you're planning a family day out, photography tips for kids.

Watching and recording nature

If you enjoy wildlife watching, nature photography could make for a great day out, if not a lifetime hobby. While you're out and about, why not also take part in our Nature’s Calendar survey to record nature’s signs of the seasons.