Photography Talks Wildlife Landscape Nature Peak District

As an experienced wildlife & nature photographer, I offer illustrated talks and guest speaking to camera clubs, nature groups & other organisations across the UK. These talks cover a wide range of topics, including various aspects of wildlife & nature photography. These talks are fully interactive and fun, ensuring that everyone gets the most out of the evening whilst hopefully walking away inspired and with new tips and tricks to implement in their own work.

If you are interested in me coming to speak at your club or events, please contact me at tes@tesniward.co.uk

My portfolio of talks & presentations is constantly evolving and changing, with new presentations being developed regularly. Currently, I am offering the following talks;

Winnats Pass Sunrise Peak District Photography Landscape

Photography in the Peak District

The Peak District offers some of the most dynamic environments within the UK for photography, from sweeping valleys to vast moorlands. These habitats are also home to a wide variety of wildlife species, making this location a fantastic spot for any photographer. This illustrative talk covers some of the most beautiful locations and species within this national park, along with how to make the most of the opportunities presented here.

Badger Erythristic Peak District Derbyshire Wildlife Photography

British Wildlife 

Britain is home to some of the most elusive & secretive wildlife in the world, making them a challenge for any photographer. This talk covers stories from the field, essential fieldcraft and how to ensure you remain ethical whilst developing your portfolio.

Dalmatian Pelican Greece Lake Kerkini Wildlife Photography

Working with Wildlife 

Challenging yet rewarding, Wildlife photography will push you to your limits and test even the most determined of individuals. This talk goes through some of my experiences, both good and bad and how I work to develop an extensive and varied portfolio in challenging situations.

Testimonials 

I would like to thank you personally and on behalf of Wetherby & District Camera Club and Wetherby Arts Festival for your presentation last Tuesday 15th October. You put across an extremely strong message for the preservation of wildlife, and your images were excellent. I have never before experienced a lecturer displaying some of their failures, as well as their successes. It just showed that you can’t get it right every time. Your presentation was well received, with members talking about it at our “de-brief” – in the pub afterwards.

Great speech last night I hope you come to the club again funny/ witty / honest and presented with lovely humour from the feedback you had a 9/10 from club members which from this club is very good.

Just a short e-mail to thank you for the lecture you gave last night. Such a wonderful presentation, with a lovely story and some stunning images. I’ve already had comments from our club members with remarks such as “Excellent speaker”- “loved the video, better than the BBC”.

What a very interesting evening. Held my attention all the time with facts and figures. Tesni had a good sense of humour and excellent at speaking. A thoroughly good evening all told. Well done Tesni.

Exceptionally talented speaker who entertained us with her own unique style. Her photography and her improving skill set in relation to the knowledge of the wildlife around us was just marvellous. Great to have her visit the Club.

I really enjoyed Tesni’s talk last night. She was quite refreshingly young and enthusiastic and shared her disaster moments as well as her good ones, and her photos were stunning. I thought it was interesting to hear that she researched then was willing to spend many hours trying to get the image she wanted. Lots of patience and determination needed.

A very enthusiastic young lady. l wish her well in her career. She certainly knows how to entertain an audience and knows her subject. Well done it was an excellent evening.

As I said last night I thought your talk was inspiring not just because of the wonderful photographs you shared with us but more importantly because of the passion and love you bring to your craft.  This might be your day job but it is clearly one you thoroughly enjoy and perform to the highest possible levels of achievement. Today, I have received numerous calls from members saying how much they enjoyed last nights talk and your photography.  At NDPS we pride ourselves on the quality of our ‘Special Presentations’ and your talk will, when we look back be on of the stand out nights of this season…!

Thank-you for the presentation you made to our members on Monday in Frodsham. I have heard nothing but praise from the members & committee. I hope that you felt welcome at our club, we generally do pride ourselves on being a friendly bunch. I thought the easygoing style and honest down-to-earth delivery went down really well with our guys. I think you really engaged the membership with your story and wonderful images which made the evening go past in the blink of an eye. Thanks for coming all this way over the hills to see us.
I would like to thank you personally and on behalf of Wetherby & District Camera Club and Wetherby Arts Festival for your presentation last Tuesday 15th October. You put across an extremely strong message for the preservation of wildlife, and your images were excellent. I have never before experienced a lecturer displaying some of their failures, as well as their successes. It just showed that you can’t get it right every time. Your presentation was well received, with members talking about it at our “de-brief” – in the pub afterwards.

Just a quick one to say thank you again for coming down to talk to us last night. Everyone really enjoyed your presentation and there are comments on our FB page about how much you have inspired them.

We would like to thank you on behalf of Wayland & District Photographic Club for a well presented and entertaining talk yesterday evening. You gave us a really informative evening, with beautiful images from your showing a dedication to seeking out the wildlife you wished to photograph. Your presentation was very well received. You gave us so much information as well as how climate change is effecting our wildlife, you also lightened the mode with some amusing anecdotes of your experiences along the way. I am sure you could tell how much we enjoyed your presentation.

Current Talks Schedule

2020

7th January – Norwich & District Photography Society

13th January – Rugeley & Armitage Camera Club

16th January  – Beacon Camera Club

1st February – Arvika Fotofestival

28th February – Wex Photographic Edinburgh

29th March – RPS Digital Imaging Group South East POSTPONED 

23rd April – Willfield Camera Club POSTPONED

28th April – Ulverscroft Camera Club POSTPONED

2nd May – E-Group Talk (Online)

7th May – Preston Photographic Society POSTPONED

12th May – James Maude Camera Club POSTPONED

20th May – RB Camera Club POSTPONED

25th May – Bramhall Photographic Society (Online)

27th May – Cambrian Photography (Online)

30th July – Chichester Camera Club (Online)

14th August – Melton Mowbray Photographic Society (Online)

1st September – Witney Photo Group (Online) NEW DATE 

6th September – RPS Digital Imaging Group North West NEW DATE

8th September – Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Photography Society

14th September – Harrogate Photographic Society

16th September – York Photographic Society

19th – 22nd September – The Photography Show NEW DATE

6th October – Leeds Photographic Society

24th November – North Cheshire Photography Society

3rd December – Pontefract Camera Club

2021

4th February 2021 – Melbourne Photographic Society

25th March 2021 – Grimsby Photographic Society

13th April 2021 – Halifax Photography Society NEW DATE

26th April 2021 – Melton Mowbray Photographic Society

24th May 2021 – Rugeley & Armitage Camera Club

1st September 2021 – North East Lincolnshire Photographic Society

30th September 2021 – Stokesley Photographic Society

14th November – Buxton Field Club NEW DATE