Chris Gomersall is one of the UK’s best-known wildlife photographers, with a 30-year track record of professional activity, including 14 years employed as in-house photographer at the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). He continues to work as a freelance photographer of birds, wildlife and the environment, and has undertaken commissions for WWF (UK), Natural England, the Environment Agency, and BBC Wildlife magazine, amongst others.
Chris’s work has won recognition in numerous international competitions, and in 2007 he was proud to be named as the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
As well as being the author of several books on wildlife photography, Chris is a very experienced tutor and trainer, leading tours and workshops at home and abroad. He acts as a training partner for Nikon (UK) Ltd, and has delivered workshops for institutions such as the London Natural History Museum, Cambridge University Museum of Zoology, and WildPhotos. He is also honoured to be invited as a visiting lecturer by the photography faculties at the University of Falmouth and the University of Nottingham.
Recently, Chris was chosen as one of twenty photographers for the ground-breaking 2020VISION project.