David Tipling Photography and wildlife photography tours

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David Tipling is one of the World’s most widely published wildlife photographers renowned for his artistic images of birds. His many accolades include a coveted European Nature Photographer of the Year Award (2002) for work on Emperor Penguins, and in North America, Nature’s Best Indigenous Peoples Award (2009) for his pictures of Mongolian eagle hunters.

He is the author or commissioned photographer for many books including the RSPB Guide to Digital Wildlife Photography (Bloomsbury) and Penguins –Close Encounters (New Holland). In 2013 after 6 years work visiting 39 countries on all seven continents the critically acclaimed Birds & People (Random House) was published. Recently published books include Seabirds of the World, A Parliament of Owls and an instant best seller with Princeton University Press, Britain’s Birds. His  book A Bird Photographer’s Diary charts his 30 year career in pictures.

In 2018 David's combined book sales topped 300,000 copies Worldwide. David writes regularly for various magazines including Amateur Photographer. TV and film work have seen appearances in front of the camera on Springwatch and The One Show, while David has worked behind the cameramaking short films and with author Jonathan Franzen on the documentary Emptying the Skies.

David’s pictures hang in various collections around the World and have beenexhibited in New York’s Times Square, the Nikon Gallery in Japan and

recently the Mall Galleries in London. 

In March 2019 David was named an Olympus Mentor, the scheme honours the talents of photographers creating exceptional imagery with Olympus equipment.

Scroll down to the links to visit 

Norfolk Photo Safaris, David's site detailing his wildlife photography tours and workshops.

BIrdphoto for stock photos

Learning with the Experts, his online bird photography tutorial.

Latest News


A Bird Photographer's Diary has had some wonderful reviews.  Amateur Photographer Magazine wrote

 "A bird Photographer's Diary serves to highlight the lengths he has gone to over the years to bring us some of the finest bird photography around.  It's beautifully illustrated and wonderfully written" 

Buy here

In March 2019 David was named an Olympus Mentor, the scheme honours the talents of photographers creating exceptional imagery with Olympus equipment. 

visit https://www.olympus-imagespace.co.uk/photographers/


In collaboration with four other authors my new book British Birds A Pocket Guide published by Princeton University Press, will be launched at this years Bird Fair.

20 WAYS & Bird Fair


I will be on the Olympus stand at Bird Fair this  weekend and presenting Tippo's Tips twice a day in the Harrier Lecture marquee.  Based on my talk we l have a free booklet 20 Ways from the Olympus stand.  Reason enough to come and say hello this weekend.  See you there.

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