During the summer of 2014, Edward Marshall spent eight weeks photographing in the Scilly Isles. Whilst there, he captured a vast number of wildlife and landscape images. This incredible journey changed the way he sees photography today
I was fortunate enough to be awarded a photography internship with the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, an internship that was organised by the leading young conservationists’ network ‘A Focus On Nature’. Whilst there I captured a vast number of images depicting the local wildlife, the work of both the Wildlife Trust and the important efforts of the Seabird Recovery Project, and of course the landscapes that make the Isles of Scilly such a captivating place.
Coming from the land-locked county of Staffordshire in England, I was ecstatic to receive the email informing me that I had been chosen out of the fourteen young wildlife photographers who applied, to spend my summer in the Isles of Scilly as the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust’s photography intern. I was tasked with updating their image library with photographs of the wildlife, landscapes, the work the staff and volunteers carried out, different places of interest around the islands – pretty much everything! In the first week, I spent a great deal of my time scouting out the different locations, and generally carrying my camera with me everywhere. I soon realised that…
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