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About Photography / Hobbyist Lawrie Brailey25/Male/United Kingdom Groups :iconanimalarts: AnimalArts
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Into the Heart by Chikrata Into the Heart :iconchikrata:Chikrata 23 2 Going Wide by Chikrata Going Wide :iconchikrata:Chikrata 139 3 Peekaboo! by Chikrata Peekaboo! :iconchikrata:Chikrata 107 17 Sitting Pretty by Chikrata Sitting Pretty :iconchikrata:Chikrata 101 30 Wild Stallion by Chikrata Wild Stallion :iconchikrata:Chikrata 73 15 Reflections by Chikrata Reflections :iconchikrata:Chikrata 132 16 Dark Side by Chikrata Dark Side :iconchikrata:Chikrata 294 41 Affection by Chikrata Affection :iconchikrata:Chikrata 315 41 Into the Light by Chikrata Into the Light :iconchikrata:Chikrata 103 14 On the Run by Chikrata On the Run :iconchikrata:Chikrata 148 13 Serenity by Chikrata Serenity :iconchikrata:Chikrata 76 5 Talking by Chikrata Talking :iconchikrata:Chikrata 148 18 Mountaineer by Chikrata Mountaineer :iconchikrata:Chikrata 222 48 Relaxing by Chikrata Relaxing :iconchikrata:Chikrata 132 21 Lightplay by Chikrata Lightplay :iconchikrata:Chikrata 62 8 Got My Eye on You by Chikrata Got My Eye on You :iconchikrata:Chikrata 127 23

Random Favourites

i'm here now by cheetahdiago i'm here now :iconcheetahdiago:cheetahdiago 12 22 Weaver of Dreams by Blitz32 Weaver of Dreams :iconblitz32:Blitz32 24 32 10 to the Random-Impersonator by Blitz32 10 to the Random-Impersonator :iconblitz32:Blitz32 27 31 wolf howl by EatToast wolf howl :iconeattoast:EatToast 177 40 In Order Not to Fade by Blitz32 In Order Not to Fade :iconblitz32:Blitz32 156 66 evil evil Sou by sowa-chan evil evil Sou :iconsowa-chan:sowa-chan 80 28 Euphoria by Blitz32 Euphoria :iconblitz32:Blitz32 79 36 Scuba by Divulged Scuba :icondivulged:Divulged 109 42
Favourites and pieces inspired by my photos.

I very rarely add something to my favourites, so if you're in it I think your piece is superb!


Well you were right. I do like this shot, and I haven't given you one of these for quite a while now, so sit down and buckle up ;) Compo...

I was going to write a really long comment on this one, but I thought it deserved a critique :) I really love this. It's unique, and tha...

I quite enjoy critiquing other peoples work. If you have something you think i'd be interested in, please message me with a thumb or link!


Bird by zhuzhu Bird :iconzhuzhu:zhuzhu 4,119 328 Over the Clouds by kerembeyit Over the Clouds :iconkerembeyit:kerembeyit 7,751 441


Into the Heart
One of the things I really love about photography is that no shot is perfect - there's always room for improvement and always something that I want to change. Some of you may remember my previous headshot of the urban red fox cub 'Dusty', and at the time I was really pleased with it (I'd tried for a while to get close enough in a pose that worked). As much as I liked it there was always things I'd change about it (the most annoying thing being the lack of symmetry with his legs..) and so when the opportunity came up again last week I jumped at the chance to correct some of my mistakes. The result is by no means perfect, but personally I much prefer it to my last attempt! What do you think? :)

Prints and more available at


Lawrie Brailey
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United Kingdom
ID taken by Vincent Song…


I'm a Marine Biologist who loves wildlife and nature photography. Not much else to it!

Fish -stamp by Sysirauta

Current Kit
- Nikon D3000 body
- Nikon D70 body in a Sea and Sea DX-D70 Housing + 2x YS-90 Strobes
- Nikon D90 body with MB-D80 grip (SOLD)
- Nikon D7100 body
- Nikon D3 body
- AF Fisheye Nikkor 16mm F2.8D
- AF Nikkor 50mm F1.8D
- AF-S Nikkor 50mm F1.4G
- AF-S Micro Nikkor 105mm F2.8 VR lens
- AF-S Nikkor 300mm F4.0 lens
- AF-S Nikon TC-14EII Teleconverter
- Nikon SB700 Flash Gun
- Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote
- Nikon MC-30 Wired Remote
- Cactus LV5 Laser Triggers
- GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition
- Røde VideoMic Pro

- Lowepro Micro Trekker 100
- Lowepro Vertex 200 AW
- Lowepro Dashpoint AVCII
- Manfrotto 679b Monopod and 234 RC quick-release head
- 3LT 'Jack' Tripod and Manfrotto M500 video head
- Various Sandisk Ultra SD and Extreme CF memory cards ranging from 4-16GB
- BlackRAPID Yeti Strap
- Visual Echos FX-4 Better Beamer

- Abobe Lightroom 5
- Adobe Photoshop CS6
- Nik Software Silver Efex Pro II
- Nik Software Viveza II
- Nik Software Colour Efex Pro IV

Lightroom Stamp by Comet4 Photoshop Stamp by Comet4 Snow Leopard Trust Stamp by HeWhoWalksWithTigers Nikon D3 Stamp by CroWelsh



Q. Can I use one of your photos as inspiration/reference?
A. I always love seeing my work used in artistic media, and enjoy working with artists. To see my usage terms and fees please see my website at Please DO NOT USE without asking first!

Q. Can I use your photos as stock/for manipulations?
A. No, sorry. These are my images and not for free use. If you want to discuss this please note me.

Q. Can you critique my work?
A. I really enjoy critiquing other peoples work, so if you want one i'll be more than happy to oblige. Just drop me a note or a comment with the link and i'll get back to you!
Hold on... what???

So I logged in this morning to see that this photo:

Dark Side by Chikrata

Has been given a DD!! I honestly never thought I'd get one of those, so I am truly stunned. Thank you to anyone who suggested and to Kaz-D for featuring it! I'm a very happy guy this morning!

As many of you have seen I'm not as active here as I once was, but hopefully that's starting to change as I come back, and hopefully more to come in the very near future. Thanks to everyone who's stuck with me for my rather extended hiatus :) .


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