The Photo Galleries

A growing number of our pages have linked galleries of photos of those subjects, taken by BFC members. These provide a wide variety of rich and detailed images of outstanding quality. Click on the buttons below to go directly to the galleries we currently have set up. We hope you enjoy them.

Featured BFC photographers

Clicking on the buttons below will take you to the galleries of selected photographs by our leading photographers. We are blessed to have so many of such talent in our Club. All are regular contributors to our BFC Facebook page and to the Lightwood Natural History Facebook page.

Andy Gregory

Andy is a longstanding member of BFC, a talented wildlife photographer and visual storyteller who makes regular and popular contributions to our Facebook page, where you can find more of his ever-growing collection of frequently stunning photographs and videos of birds and other wildlife around Buxton and from his expeditions further afield. 

Andy is a key contributor of photos and videos on this website.

Grey wagtails (Andy Gregory)
Leaf Beetle and aphid, Wye Dale 12/06/20 (Andy Gregory)
Brown Argus butterfly, Wye Dale 18/05/21 (Andy Gregory)
Dipper feeding young, Wye Dale 11/05/21 (Andy Gregory)

John Bradburn

John is another of our star photographers, and contributes many outstanding photos to the website. Click the button to go to our gallery of a selection of his wildlife photos. If you would like to see the full range of his talents, you can visit his Flickr collection.

Damselfly square dance, 13/06/21 (Bill Williams)
Long Eared Owl, 20/06/21 (John Bradburn)

Bill Williamson

Bill is likewise another of our star photographers, and a major contributor to the photos on our other pages. Click the button to go to our gallery of a selection of his wildlife photos. If you would like to see the full range of his talents, you can visit his Flickr collection.

Whitethroats, Millers Dale, 14/07/21 (Bill Williams)
White-lipped Snail, Upper Lathkill Dale 20/07/21 (Bill Williams)

Louise Moon

Louise is a keen and skilled photographer, and another of our wildlife photography stars with a growing collection of beautiful photos from around Buxton and further beyond to far flung places like Madagascar and Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. You can keep up with Louise and her husband Stephen’s photographic travels on our Facebook page. 

Gorse (Louise Moon)
Cowslips (Louise Moon)

Rosemary Furness

Rosemary is a longstanding BFC member, an excellent photographer and a keen moth identifier, with a growing collection of beautiful photos from her family farm and further afield. 

Svensson's Copper Underwing Moth, Taddington,15/08/21 (Rosemary Furness)
Dusky Thorn Moth, Taddington,12/08/21 (Rosemary Furness)

Steve Orridge

Steve is a key BFC member and contributor to the content on this website, and also runs the Lightwood Natural History Facebook group. He is an excellent photographer and an expert on all forms of insect life, plus being extremely knowledgeable on birds and flowers, and more.  He is a passionate defender and curator of the wildlife in the Lightwood valley and the founder of the extremely popular Lightwood Natural History group. He is also an expert and leader in wildlife surveying and data collection and recording, and plays a leading role in the annual series of butterfly surveys.

Green Tiger Beetle (Steve Orridge)
Golden-ringed Dragonfly (Steve Orridge)

Jon Mortin

Jon is a key contributor to the content on this website. (He is the author of the pages on Myriapods, Flatworms and Slime Moulds.) He is a fine and perceptive observer, photographer and expert on all forms of invertebrate life, plus being extremely knowledgeable on flowers and more.  He is also an expert in wildlife surveying and data collection and recording.

Trichia Slime Mould (Grinlow Woods 2011) (Jon Mortin)
Flatworm Rhynchodemus sylvaticus (Jon Mortin)

Steve Price

Steve is an expert in the fascinating field of lichens, and has an excellent set of albums of lichen photos on his Flickr account. These are well worth a visit, and an invaluable aid to those who love lichens but struggle to identify them. Steve has kindly made them available to use here and on our Lichens page.

Cladonia subulata (Cladonia - squamose with fruiting bodies born on narrow stalks) 20/08/20, Gritstone crevices, (Steve Price)
Hypogymnia physoides (Foliose) 27/08/20, Gritstone crevices (Steve Price)