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I come originally from Newcastle in the north of England but moved to Denmark in 1970 and have lived and worked there since. Originally a graphic designer /illustrator, I later went on to teaching and for 12 years or so I ran a professional labrador/ springer spaniel kennel.

My interest for photography goes back at least 40 years!Having worked closely with professional photographers within advertising and design,photography quickly became a natural development,a great interest, infact a lifelong passion for me.

I live out in the forest and experience wildlife of all kinds almost every day. I have a great practical interest in animal conservation, and feed and follow the local wildlife’s development intensly.
I am especially interested in natural light and very rarely use artificial lighting in my work, my favourite camera is a Nikon D4 and a Nikon D700 for backup they are used with a series of nikon lenses.

I am driven in two directions in my photographic work, on the one side creativity and less figurative work on the other side,nature with pure photographic likeness. However, these opposite’s are sometimes combined with good results !
My favourite animals are horses and dogs and I have been very involved with breeding/training and showing them through the years.All of my RB work is entirely my own, I never use stock work.

My redbubble album contains a widespread area of topics, this is because I always have my camera with me whereever I go! My Red Bubble album reflects who I am , where I live and what I do .

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All rights of my work are reserved to Alan mattison and may NOT be reproduced,copied,edited,published,transmitted or uploaded in any way without my written permission.

N.B. unauthorised pinning of my work will be met by demands of economic compensation.

  • Joined: March 2009

Journal

The last 12 months of Bubbling.

The bubbling season from 1st April 2011 to the 1st April 2012 has really gone over the top for me! It seems that in general, the work I upload on RB is well liked and I more than grateful for the response it has been given. / BRAGGING TIME: / In the past year alone,my work has attained the following; / 1554 features / 147 Challenge wins / 554 Top Ten placements / 132,000 views / This brings my TO…
Posted over 2 years – 12 comments

The Christmas rush

Due to me being flooded with seasonal photographic work, I simply haven’t had time to reply to all of the kind comments that have been sent to me recently. / I try to keep up to thanking hosts for their generosity in including some of my work in the group features, but now and again I miss one or two ! Regarding activities on RB, the only thing I manage is uploading a shot or two when I ha…
Posted over 2 years – 4 comments

Challenge Master?

Being a member of the RB group “Challenge Winners Vault” I noticed that John Poon has been awarded the titel of “Challenge Master” by winning 166 Challenges. / In the time I have been a member of RB, I have won 189 Challenges, however,I havn’t made any notes of the details of all these wins ! As not all groups post notification to you if you have a win,I can’t …
Posted almost 3 years – 9 comments

Overworked

I must apologise to everyone that has been kind enough to send me comments ! I just havn’t had the available time to say thank you’s to you all . Demands for my photographic work have exceeded all usual expectations, so my RB activity has had to be reduced for the time being.I have always made a point of not only thanking all who write to me, but also check out their own RB works, so…
Posted almost 3 years – 6 comments