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Heather is a versatile wildlife photographer whose images combine scientific accuracy with pictorial appeal. Her work has been recognised by awards in Britain and overseas. After a zoology degree, she photographed marine life and turned freelance after her first book – Nature Photography: Its Art and Techniques – appeared in 1972.  A regular globetrotter, Heather first visited China in 1984 and has returned 31 times; resulting in three panda books and two on the wild parts of China: Green China (2008) and Exploring Natural China (2010).  Heather tutors photo workshops, manages her image library – Natural Visions – and is a prolific writer with 60 books in print. Since 2010 she has worked on a major project with Kew Gardens looking at floral structure and pollination mechanisms. Heather was President of the Royal Photographic Society (1984-86) and founder Chair of the RPS Nature Group. She has been a Visiting Professor at Nottingham University since 1994. Major solo exhibitions of her work have been shown in London and in India, China, Malaysia and Egypt. Her Natural Visions exhibition toured Britain through 2000 – 2004.

About Heather Angel

Heather’s personal photography site

Heather’s image library site