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About

Paul Hill Photography


About Paul and Julia

Paul and Julia have lived in Cheshire since 1990.  They are both keen naturalists and have travelled throughout the UK and beyond photographing birds and other wildlife.  Paul has visited Bulgaria, Mallorca, Menorca, Cyprus, Lesvos, Israel, Spain, Portugal, Finland, France, Turkey, Goa, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Gambia, California and Texas;  Julia has joined him on most of these trips when able but also birdwatched in Kuwait and several American states when away on business.

Professionally Paul is a Principal Ecologist working four days a week for one of the UK's largest consultancy.  Julia is Qualified Person in the Pharmaceutical Industry.  They have been married for over 30 years and currently live in rural Cheshire. 

Paul and Julia have recently joined the Ocean Wildlife Encounters teams and now provide guest lectures on cruise ships as well as sharing the wonders of the world's seas and oceans with passengers on the cruises.

Paul and Julia birdwatching in the Gambia

(C) 2018



Our Equipment​

We both use Canon 5D Mk IV cameras as our first cameras and have 7D's for back-up, or when extra bodies are needed.  These are supported by the following lenses:

  • Canon 600mm f/4
  • Canon 400mm f/4 DO
  • Canon 200mm f/2.8
  • Canon 180mm f/2.8 macro
  • Canon 100m f/2.8 macro
  • Canon 100-400mm f/5.6-6.3
  • Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 Macro
  • Canon 24-105mm f/4
  • Canon 17-40mm f/4
  • Sigma 50mm f/2.8 macro
  • Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8
  • Canon 1.4x extender
  • Canon 2x extender

Our cameras and lenses are supplemented with a wealth of accessories:


  • Manfrotto 055B Carbon Fibre Tripod
  • Manfrotto 290b Carbon Fibre Tripod
  • Kenro Gimbal heads
  • Kenro Ball and Sockets heads
  • Pix-apro / Godox manual and TTL flash and remote triggers.
  • Auto extension tubes

Not to mention bean bags, lighting stands, hide plates and camera bags!!

Contact Now For More Information And Booking

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