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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.

Paul is a regular lecturer to RSPB, Birdwatching and Natural History Groups, and also to Photography Clubs and Societies.  Details of talks and lectures available can be found here.

They have recently joined the Ocean Wildlife Encounters team 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.  In 2025 Paul will be on cruises to South America, around South and West Africa, to Iceland and Greenland and shorter UK based cruises.  Julia will be joining him on some of these cruises.


Paul is a Principal Ecologist working three days a week for one of the UK's largest consultancy.  Julia is Qualified Person in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Paul and Julia birdwatching in the Gambia

(C) 2018

Our Equipment​

Paul has recently added the Canon R5 and RF100-500 f/4.7-71 L IS USM to his equipment, but both he and Julia still use Canon 5D Mk IV cameras, and have 7D's for back-up, or when extra bodies are needed.  These are supported by the following lenses:

  • Canon 1.4x extender Mk III

  • Canon 600mm f/4
  • Canon 400mm f/4 DO
  • Canon 180mm f/2.8 macro
  • Canon 100m f/2.8 macro
  • canon ef 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM 
  • Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 Macro
  • Canon 24-105mm f/4 L IS II SUM Macro
  • Canon 17-40mm f/4
  • Sigma 50mm f/2.8 macro
  • Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8

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!!


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