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A visit from Italy – early August bespoke photography itinerary…

Posted by Brydon Thomason on Monday 2nd September 2013 | News, Otters

Here’s a short piece accompanied with images from Italian photographer Mauro Mozzaerelli who had bespoke photo itinerary with me in early August. His images are a fine example of a one-to-one itinerary, which is becoming very popular for us. This year alone we have welcomed photographers from all over the world from as far as France, Switzerland, Germany, Canada, Italy, Slovakia and many others.

Mr. Brydon Thomason – the Otter whisperer

As a seasoned traveller and photographer, every time I start a new wildlife trip, I always try to keep my expectations low (as low as possible…). Well, no need to worry this time! The great knowledge and respect for the wildlife (very important for us) of Mr. Thomason made our trip to the Shetland Islands an unforgettable one.

We didn’t expect to be able to find so many Otters in daylight, and we had the privilege to spend many hours with them and enjoyed many encounters (it really is incredible!).

The windy early morning at the Hermaness Nature Reserve was something to remember with spectacular opportunities of Puffins, gannets and Great Skua.

Shetland is a very special place and, thanks to Mr.Thomason, we had a very special trip! Thanks again Mr. Thomason and thanks Shetland Nature!

Mauro Mozzarelli & Minnie Trenchi (Rivergaro – Italy)

• View more of Mauro’s images from his time with us at http://mmwildlife.zenfolio.com/

• Find out more about bespoke one-to-one photo assignments with Shetland Nature.