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Richard Nicoll interview for Behind the Brush from Cambridge TV
06th September 2017
Richard Nicoll has been interviewed for the TV show "Behind the Brush" from Cambridge.TV. He along with other photographers discuss their art form, the impact of social media and its commercial value.

Talk at RSPB Norwich September 11th 2017
05th September 2017
Richard Nicoll is giving a talk to RSPB Norwich on Monday the 11th of September 2017. More details below:

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre (Entrance of Woodview Road)
Middletons lane
Norwich
Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

Title: I never see anything at Wicken Fen...

Richard took up wildlife photography in 2010. Many people have said to Richard the above and to counter this idea he created a talk using images he has taken over the last few years at the amazing Wicken Fen Nature Reserve in Cambridgeshire. This talk explores what you could see at Wicken Fen if you take your time and are patient including birds (including seasonal migrants and some rarities), mammals and insects.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Local group members £1.50, non members £2.50 Including Refreshments

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

Read more at https://www.rspb.org.uk/groups/norwich/events/#z4ZDMrKdBMr2YQDw.99
Common Tern image Accepted in 155th Edinburgh International Exhibition of Photography 2017
02nd July 2017
Richard Nicoll's image of Common Terns performing part of their pairing has been accepted in the 155th Edinburgh International Exhibition of Photography 2017.

Tern image receives RPS EA Exhibition Mayor's Choice
17th May 2017
Richard Nicoll's image of a pair of Common Tern's fighting whilst a third looks on has been chosen by the Mayor of St Edmundsbury, Councillor Julia Wakelam as the Mayors Choice.

BBC Wildlife Magazine highlights upcoming Exhibition at Wicken Fen 27 -29 May 2017
13th May 2017
BBC Wildlife Magazine has highlighted the exhibition that Richard Nicoll is holding at the National Trust's Wicken Fen between the 27th and 29th of May 2017. Featuring high quality prints of recent work taken at the reserve.


Credit: BBC Wildlife Magazine
Barn Owl Image Highly Commended at EAF Exhibition 2017
18th April 2017
Richard Nicoll's image of a Barn Owl holding prey in its talons has been Highly Commended at the East Anglia Federation's Annual Exhibition 2017.

Stoat image receives Selector's Award at RPS EA Exhibition 2017
12th April 2017
Richard Nicoll's image of a Stoat hunting for prey on Burwell Fen (part of the National Trust's Wicken Fen reserve) has been given a Selector's Award at the Royal Photographic Society's East Anglia Region Exhibition 2017.


Cambridge Camera Club Annual Exhibition 2017
11th April 2017
Cambridge Camera Club are holding their Annual Exhibition between Monday the 24th and Saturday the 29th of April at the Pitt Building, Trumptington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RP. This is a chance to see a wide range of photography genres and styles representing some of the best in the region.

Richard Nicoll wins both Print and DPI Nature sections at CCC Annual Exhibition 2017
31st March 2017
Richard Nicoll's images have won 11 awards at the Cambridge Camera Club Annual Exhibition including winning both the Print and DPI Nature sections. An image of a Sparrowhawk in flight over Baker's Fen won Best Nature print and an image of a female Kingfisher with a Common Newt won Best Nature DPI.


Sparrowhawk: Winner Nature Print


Female Kingfisher with Common Newt: Winnder Nature PDI


Common Tern Rivalry: Selector's Award


Great Crested Grebe: Highly Commended


Roe Deer at Sunrise: Highly Commended


Four-spotted Chaser on Exuvia: Highly Commended


Four-spotted Chaser with Exuvia: Commended


Barn Owl with Prey: Commended


Male Banded Demoiselle: Commended


Common Tern Courtship: Commended


Black-headed Gull harassing Tufted Duck
Cambridge Independent licenses "stunning" images for Lifestyle section
08th March 2017
The Cambridge Independent has published a series of images featuring Richard Nicoll's wildlife photography describing them as "The stunning photography of Richard Nicoll". Credit: Cambridge Independent.


Country Life Magazine licences Hobby image
01st March 2017
Country Life Magazine has licensed and published Richard Nicoll's image of a Hobby just about to catch a mayfly in its March 1st, 2017 edition.


Credit: Country Life Magazine
Richard Nicoll wins two awards at RPS NG Exhibtion 2017
11th February 2017
Richard Nicoll's images of a Barn Owl carrying prey and of two Common Terns in courtship behaviour have both been Highly Commended at the Royal Photographic Society Nature Group's Annual Exhibition 2017.



Flickr Photostream reaches 1 Million Views
14th January 2017
Richard Nicoll's photostream on Flickr has now had more than 1 million views. Richard said "A huge thank you to everyone who has thought my images worthy of viewing on the Flickr platform. I am looking forward to another year of sharing some of those magical encounters with nature with everyone."

Richard Nicoll wins two awards at 42nd Smethwick International
20th November 2016
Richard Nicoll has won an FIAP Ribbon for an image showing two male Hen Harriers interacting at the National Trust's Wicken Fen reserve:



An image of a newly emerged Four-spotted Chaser and its exuvia won a GPU Ribbon:

BBC Licenses Cuckoo image for Life Scientific website
21st June 2016
Richard Nicoll's image of the Reed Warbler feeding a Cuckoo chick has been licensed by the BBC for the Radio 4 The Life Scientific radio programme featuring Prof. Nick Davies's discussion with Jim Al-Khalili.

Hen Harrier image raises £200 for NT Wicken Fen in memory of Ralph Sargeant
18th June 2016
Richard Nicoll donated a limited edition print (1/1) of two male Hen Harrier's interacting over Verrall's Fen in order to raise funds for NT Wicken Fen in memory of Ralph Sargeant who died recently.

Richard said Ralph enjoyed seeing the Hen Harrier's in the winter and seemed to know how many had arrived to roost virtually every evening. With a glint in his eye and a smile he always had an interesting story to tell of his times at the Fen. He will be sorely missed.
Richard Nicoll wins Gold Medal for best print at the RPS EA Exhibition
10th May 2016
Richard Nicoll's image of a bittern landing in the reed bed at the National Trust's Wicken Fen reserve has been selected for the Gold Medal for the best print at the Royal Photographic Society's East Anglia Region's Annual Exhibition 2016.

Bittern image gains Honourable Mention at 93rd Scottish Salon
09th May 2016
Richard Nicoll's image of a Bittern landing in the reed bed at Wicken Fen has been given an honourable mention at the 93rd Scottish Salon 2016.

BBC feature Wicken Fen Deer Image
24th April 2016
Richard Nicoll's image of a Roe Deer at Wicken Fen has been published by the BBC for an article about the new bridge connecting two of the Wildlife areas at the National Trust's Wicken Fen Nature Reserve.

Bittern image Highly Commended at EAF Exhibition 2016
08th April 2016
Richard Nicoll's image of a Bittern landing in the reed bed at the National Trust's Wicken Fen reserve has been Highly Commended at the East Anglia Federation's Annual Exhibition.