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Friday 9th June 2023 10:00-16:00 Lower Moor Farm, Somerford Keynes Rd, Oaksey, Malmesbury SN16 9TW

A day of Macro photography with a professional wildlife photographer in a lovely nature reserve

Join professional photographer Clive Greenland for this practical day of macro photography and learning as we capture beautiful wild insects and flowers


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About this event

Join us for a guided trip to Lower Moor Farm nature reserve with a professional wildlife photographer to offer training, tips and advice to achieve stunning photographs from this Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Professional photography trainer Clive Greenland will be leading this day, and will be teaching you the best settings and techniques to achieve sharp and stunning images! All the images above were taken by clive at Lower Moor Farm.

This day promises to offer the perfect combination of training combined with field experience to boost your confidence and skills! Are you struggling to get your images sharp? We aim to give you the technique and skills that you need to make the most out of your camera when capturing wildlife. Clive will provide the best settings to capture dragonflies, damselflies and a range of insects. The nature reserve has a lot more to offer including wild birds such as cormorants and great crested grebe, to name a few.

Lower Moor Farm complex stretches to 126.18 hectares with all the surrounding meadows fields. The reserve is an assortment of lakes, brooks, ponds and wetland scrapes connected together by boardwalks, with ancient hedges and woodland. Mallard Lake is a Site of Special Scientific Interest with its distinctive aquatic plants. During this time in June the wild Orchids will be at their peak flowering season.

This unique event is limited to just 12 places with good facilities on site and level access to the nature reserve. The dragonfly café is located on site overlooking a lake on the nature reserve. 

Start time 10:00, finish time 16:00 pm, we will break around 12.30 for lunch.

This event has limited spaces and we expect tickets to sell fast for this unique experience so urge early booking to avoid disappointment!

About Clive

Clive is an international award winning photographer and his work has been acknowledged around the world in some of the industries leading photo competitions.  He has a relaxed approach and a true passion for nature and will be guiding you through this wonderful location and how to achieve eye catching imagery.

This day will be completely full of practical shooting, with Clive on hand to guide you and answer any questions you have. Clive will help you with settings, composition and tips to get you coming home with some great images.

Images copyright: Clive Greenland

Event requirements


  • Spare batteries
  • Camera
  • Lense cloths
  • Lenses
  • Camera protection - rain covers etc

Other things you should bring

  • Snacks
  • Bottled water


  • Advanced
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Knowledge of ISO Shutter Speed and Aperture


  • Medium

Other essentials

  • Sturdy outdoor shoes
  • Wet weather gear

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