Wildlife Photography

Professional photographer Mike Clifford MPA, SWPP, will teach you the art of photographing a variety of wildlife in its natural habitat. You will be whisked by 4×4 into the Perthshire hills to track down deer, birds of prey, red squirrels and much more.

Each trip is planned in a bespoke fashion around your individual needs and desires, so please contact the Activities School directly to discuss your requirements.


Price on application and max 2 guests.


Frequently asked questions


1) How long does the camera experience last?
We offer a 2-hour session or a 4-hour session.

2) Do I need to know a lot about photography?
No, not at all. Mike will teach you all you need to know and more.

3) Can I take a picnic?
Yes, a picnic lunch can be provided on request – please note that there will be an additional charge for lunch.

4) What kind of camera would I need?
A camera with a reasonable zoom lens, or if you don't have one Mike can supply you with DSLR and lenses.

5) Will we definitely see something to photograph?
We are stalking wild animals, which are not fenced in, and therefore we cannot guarantee that specific animals will definitely be captured on film, but with Mike's help and local knowledge you have a pretty good chance!

6) Could I just have a guided walk?
Yes, no problem. The day is yours to enjoy as you wish, whether you want to take pictures, walk or have a picnic in a secluded spot, the choice is yours.

7) What do I need to wear and bring?
Please bring walking boots; a waterproof jacket, bottled water, a camera and a small rucksack.

8) If we use Mike's camera, how do we get the pictures?
If you need to borrow a camera, you will be given the CF or SD card of images to take away with you. If time permits it may be possible to print out your favourite images before you leave. Rates for printing available on request.

9) How fit do I need to be?
The pace of the walk can be adjusted to individual requirements. Typically, the pace is slow with many stops for ‘spying’ wildlife.


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