This is a selection of my favourite websites for personal interest and enjoyment, inspiration, techniques and research, as well as advertising some of the local websites dedicated to the wildlife and places on the Mendips and in Somerset.

Local Conservation and Media

Axbridge Town Council
My home town with a history that goes back over 1000 years, got to be worth a visit!
Butterfly Conservation - Somerset and Bristol Branch
Butterfly Conservation is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of butterflies and moths, to which I am a member.
Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
A great website dedicated to conserving and enhancing the Mendips as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Mendip Times
A local magazine celebrating life on the Mendips and the surrounding areas.
Somerset Wildlife Trust
My local wildlife trust working hard to protect and enhance the natural habitats of Somerset, to which I am a member.

Local Wildlife and Landscape Photographers

An excellent website by local wildlife photographer Vic Savery, which contains a broad range of fine images, taken from across the west country, well worth a look!
Paul Redman Photography
A great new website from a local somerset nature photographer, Paul has a passion for photographing butterflies and orchids at his local patch on the Polden Hills .
Photography by Nick Cable
A large collection of high quality and inspiring architecture, landscape and wildlife images by Somerset based photographer Nick Cable.
Rich Andrews photography
Local nature photographer Rich Andrews, aka CVL Birding, new website and blog featuring a wealth of great bird and macro images taken predominantly around the Chew Valley Lake area.

National Conservation

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
Amphibian and Reptile Conservation is a national wildlife charity (Registered Charity 1130188) committed to conserving amphibians and reptiles and saving the disappearing habitats on which they depend.
Buglife – the Invertebrate Conservation Trust
The only organisation in Europe devoted to the conservation of all invertebrates
Natural England
An independent public body which is the government's advisor on the natural environment.
UK Butterflies
A great reference website containing huge amounts of information on butterflies and moths.

Wildlife and Landscape Photographers.

John Hallmén
Superb photography by one of the finest insect macro photographers around, John beautifully combines art with natural history to produce stunningly detailed images, pure inspiration!
Pauline and Ian Wildlife Images
An excellent website by Pauline and Ian Greenhalgh containing a huge number of wildlife images from all over the UK.
A interesting website by enthusiastic amateur naturalist Marc Baldwin containing a wealth of information and articles on mammals and fish.

Other Photographers

Sharon Stevens Photography
A great site featuring the creative and artistic talent of a local west country photographer. Sharon is also an active member of the Burnham-on-Sea Camera Club.

Forum Sites

Photography community: international forum, free space for 420 photos, reviews, locations and much more!

Other Photography related Sites

The BBC Wildlife Magazine
My favourite regular glossy wildlife magazine containing lots of great features and information as well as stunning photography.
A great website keeping you up to date on all the latest photography news and reviews.
Photium - Websites for Photographers
My chosen site for easy website building, very easy to use and many great options to create professional looking websites at an excellent price.
Science Photo Library
An excellent stock agency who are now representing my images and supplies a wide range of images covering science, healthcare and nature.