Profile

Janette's Kit

  • Cameras:
    • Nikon D4s FX and D4 FX
    • Nikon D810 FX
    • Nikon D500
  • Lenses:
    • Nikkor 14-24mm AF-S f2.8 ED
    • Nikkor 24-70mm f2.8 ED
    • Nikkor 70-200mm AF-S f2.8 ED VRII
    • Nikkor 105mm Micro f2.8 Janette's favourite lens
    • Nikkor 200-400mm f4 ED VR II Janette's second favourite lens
    • Nikkor 600mm f4G ED VR Heavy but brilliant
    • Various wide angle and fisheye lenses for artistic effect
  • Misc:
    • Manfrotto Carbon Fibre 055CXV3 Tripod with a Wimberley Head and a small travel Gitzo tripod
    • Nikon Speedlight SB900
    • Nikon TC-14E AF-S teleconverter
    • Polarising and UV Filters from Hoya together with a set of Lee filters
    • Think Tank camera bags and pouches
    • Bean bags, Paramo clothing and a sense of humour!!

Janette Hill LRPS CPAGB LSINWP LSITTP

Janette is an award winning photographer who is passionate about wildlife and nature. Her passion for photography began many years ago with her first camera, a Kodak Instamatic. Now she fully embraces the digital age with several DSLR camera bodies and selection of specialist lenses used to capture wildlife, nature, travel and landscape images.

Janette has had a diverse employment history including Civil Service, Local Government, Foreign Banking and a lengthy career in the Legal Profession with her own Law Practice. Janette was also a decorated Captain in the Territorial Army where she undertook the position of Regimental Photographer and Press Liaison Officer. Her Service included military engineering, building bridges, driving assault boats and assisting the local community with various tasks.   She has competed in marathons and – a triathlon – once!

Janette is the owner of Natural Wonders Photography, which she set up to provide affordable photography holidays and workshops. Natural Wonders Photography provides the opportunity for everyone, from a complete beginner to a professional photographer, to experience the wonders of the natural world in many different locations in the UK and overseas. All locations are carefully chosen specifically to enable each person to obtain great images from the best possible positions and settings. Her aim is for all the photography holidays and workshops to be enjoyed in a relaxed and informal setting.

Janette has had many articles and photographs published and sincerely hopes that her images convey the joy of exploring our wild and awe inspiring world. On a serious note, underlying her joy of photography is her enthusiasm for the conservation and preservation of our environment and habitat for generations to come.

Janette is a member of the Royal Photographic Society (RPS), the Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers (SINWP), the Society of International Travel and Tourism Photographers (SITTP), the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB) and the Nature Photographers Portfolio (NPP)