Chasing the deer shows the red deer, the majestic monarch of the glen, is Britain’s largest land mammal and undisputed king of woodlands and glens. Common across the Scottish Highlands and resident elsewhere, the animal is emblematic of our wild country and a beloved icon. Yet to some, red deer are seen as little more than pests.
Born into a family of deer stalkers, Neil McIntyre has been fascinated by red deer all his life. They have been central to his career as a wildlife photographer and, in this stunning collection of photographs, he invites you to know and respect them as he does.
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chasing the deer gives inside into the life of red deer, the majestic monarch of the glen, is Britain’s largest land mammal and undisputed king of woodlands and glens. Common across the Scottish Highlands and resident elsewhere, the animal is emblematic of our wild country and a beloved icon. Yet to some, red deer are seen as little more than pests.
‘Scotland’s most iconic animal, the magnificent red deer, captured against a dramatic background of changing seasons.’ –Sam Heughan, actor
‘A work of art as well as a moving meditation on man’s relationship with red deer.’ –Cal Flyn, environmental journalist
‘A breathtaking portfolio that unveils the intensely private life of the red deer.’ –Polly Pullar, naturalist and author
‘A richly evocative collection.’ –Neil Drysdale, The Press & Journal
‘Impressive… wonderfully atmospheric pictures and brief, but insightful, commentary.’ –Ben Hoare, BBC Wildlife Magazine
‘Breath-taking… captures the majestic animals as few have seen them.’ –The Sunday Post
Neil’s work is widely published in a range of national media such as the BBC Wildlife magazine, national newspapers and over 25 books. Featuring amongst his clients are organisations such as Scottish Natural Heritage, the Cairngorms National Park Authority and the John Muir Trust.
Over the years Neil has won awards in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, including the Eric Hoskings Award in two consecutive years plus been a category runner up and had several images highly commended. In the British Wildlife Photography Awards, he won the portraits category with an image of a red stag.
Neil is also a BDS photographic ambassador.
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