Upcoming Exhibition

February 09, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

My work will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at Claydon Gallery. The theme is wildlife and animals and the exhibition will run from the 10th March to 18th April. The gallery will also be open to the public on the weekends of the 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th of February. A selection of my farm animal and wildlife photography can be seen in the exhibition and will also be for sale. Please do come along to have a look at my work and also have a nice day out at Claydon House in Buckinghamshire, a National Trust property. Here is the address to find the gallery, Claydon Gallery

The Courtyard, Claydon Estate

Middle Claydon

MK18 2EX. For more information about the gallery and exhibition please visit the website http://www.claydongallery.co.uk


South Northants Art Trail exhibition 2017

October 03, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Hi I'm taking part in the South Northants art trail this year and will be exhibiting alongside other artists in the committee room in the town hall in Towcester, NN12 6BS. The exhibition will be on from the 7th-15th October, please come along to see my rare breed farm animal portraits, I will also be showing some of my pet and wildlife photography.

For more information please have a look at the South Northants art trail website or contact me. https://www.arts-sn.org.uk.

My artist profile is also on the website. https://www.arts-sn.org.uk/claire-watson


New version of my Preservation: Rare Breeds Photography Book

February 10, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

A new version of my book Preservation: Rare Breeds is now for sale on the Blurb website store. The softcover version is £35.00 and the hardcover version is £40.00, this is the link to buy my book:                                                                                                                                                http://www.blurb.co.uk/b/7710980-preservation                                                                                                                                                                       An ebook version of my book is also for sale on the Blurb website store at £5.99 (this includes VAT)                                        http://www.blurb.co.uk/ebooks/611944-preservation             

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Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly

September 02, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I captured this photograph today of a small Tortoiseshell Butterfly on top of pink Sedun flowers. I absolutely love watching butterflies and think their incredibly beautiful!
Here are links to the the Butterfly Conservation website, learn how you can help protect UK butterflies, there is also a butterfly identification page.
http://butterfly-conservation.org
http://butterfly-conservation.org/94/support-our-appeals-----------.html

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New Versions of my Exhibition Book!

June 06, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

http://www.blurb.co.uk/b/7154296-preservation

Please follow this link above to purchase new versions of my Preservation: Rare Breeds Farm Animals Photography Book. Prices start from £24.29, 10% of each sale will go to The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Charity 

 
Preservation: Rare Breeds Farm Animals is a photography project by Claire Watson. She is currently working on a long term project to photograph different rare breeds of farm animals and poultry in the UK. This book is a accumulation of the…
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Preservation: Rare Breeds Photography Exhibition Book

May 15, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

I have now created my Preservation: Rare Breeds Photography book for my upcoming exhibition. If you would like to purchase a copy of the book, follow the link below to the Blurb book store to buy the book. For every book purchase I will donate 10% to the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. I recommend buying the ebook version of my book as this is a lot cheaper. Another smaller version of my current large hardback book will be made soon.

http://www.blurb.co.uk/b/7104797-preservation

 

To purchase an ebook copy of the book, please follow this link to the blurb online store.

http://www.blurb.co.uk/ebooks/pa03287f9350eb379aa86

 

Here is a synopsis of my book below:

Preservation: Rare Breeds Farm Animals photography project by Claire Watson. She is currently working on a long term project to photograph different rare breeds and farm animals and poultry in the UK. This book is a accumulation of the work she has done so far, from photographing the magnificent Suffolk Punch Horse to the beautiful Scots Dumpy Chicken.

Within this book Claire discusses why it is important to conserve these rare breeds for future generations while showcasing beautiful photography which depicts the noble and unique characteristics of these animals.


Rare Breeds Article in The Ark: The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Magazine, Spring 2016.

April 08, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

A big thank you to the RBST for publishing an article about my Rare Breeds photography project in the Spring 2016 edition of the Ark Magazine! Really pleased with this article! :) 


RBST Rare Breeds Sheep Poster 2016

April 03, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Two of my sheep portraits have been published in the Rare Breeds Survival Trust 2016 Identification Poster. I photographed the Balwen and Llanwenog sheep.


Rare Breeds Photography Article in the April 2016 edition of the Four Shires Magazine.

April 03, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Thank you Four Shires for publishing this article about my Rare Breeds photography project in the April 2016 Magazine edition!


Article in NFU Countryside Magazine, April 2016 edition.

March 18, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Hi good news everyone! I have had some of my rare breed sheep and goats portraits and an article about my current Preservation: Rare Breeds project posted in the Practical Sheep, Goats & Alpacas Magazine in the Spring, March 2016 edition. You can see the tear sheets on my website under the Publications tab.

Follow the link to see the article on my websitehttp://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/p845347517#h79d946f5