Back Garden Safari

A Guide to Urban Wildlife Photography


Do you live in a city or town and feel like you have few opportunities for wildlife photography? It’s one of the most common complaints, but urban environments offer chances to capture truly unique photos of wildlife.

Back Garden Safari – Wildlife Photography On Your Doorstep is written by the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Richard Peters, and will show you how you can take your photography to new levels in an urban area – all you need is a back garden. Learn how to:

  • Improve your compositions
  • Get the best from your current camera gear
  • Make the most of natural and artificial light
  • Easily work with camera traps
  • Find new inspiration
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Containing 200+ highly informative pages, Back Garden Safari is a substantial resource for photographers of all levels, covering beginners topics right up to advanced techniques. Full of easy to understand advice, tips and beautiful images, everything is designed to quickly take your skills to the next level.

In addition, a detailed behind the scenes look a how Richard’s own garden project developed, resulting in the Urban winner of Wildlife Photographer of the Year and being named the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year, will give you an insight into how to build on your own ideas and project.

Our eBook Back Garden Safari will show you how to unlock the wonders of urban wildlife photography.

  • Understand the basic principles of urban wildlife photography
  • Unleash your potential and experiment
  • Learn advanced techniques like camera trapping
  • Get to grips with flash
  • A behind the scenes look at Richard’s award-winning images

With time and money often the limiting factors on where and when you can photograph wildlife, escape the idea that you need to travel in order to capture striking images and learn how to improve your photography, in your own time, from the comfort of your own home.

About the Author

Richard Peters is a professional wildlife photographer from the UK, who’s photos have been published and gained international recognition. Most recently, in 2015, he won the Urban Wildlife category in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition and was also named the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Richard is an official ambassador for Nikon, an accolade held by only a select group of photographers across the world.


What devices can I read this on? – this eBook can be read on anything that can read a PDF. That includes laptops, iPads, tablets, smart phones and more. Pretty much anything can read a PDF!

How do I download my book? – click one of the download now buttons on this page, and follow through the checkout process. You can use PayPal to make a card payment even if you don’t have an account. You’ll then be emailed a download link automatically so you can get your book.

Is this only for advanced photographers? – this eBook targets all experience levels, addressing both beginner topics through to more advanced techniques.

Can I buy this if I’m not living in the UK? – yes! Prices are quoted in GBP, but you can buy this from any country. Just follow the checkout process and your currency will be converted automatically.

If you have further questions or any problems, please contact us and we will be happy to help.

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