Andy Parkinsonis a Nikon Europe Ambassador, a contributing photographer to National Geographic magazine and one of Europe’s most awarded photographers with over 90 individual awards to his name. In 2020 he was named the overall winner of Big Picture Natural World, one’s of the most prestigious conservation photography competitions in the World. In 2016 he was named Bird Photographer of the Year and in 2012 he was named Nature Photojournalist of the Year with a portfolio of 12 gannet images captured whilst on assignment for National Geographic. He’s been been awarded four times in Wildlife Photographer of the Year and 5 times in European Wildlife Photographer of the Year and in 2021 he won his first category in Nature’s Best. He’s also won multiple categories in
A passionate advocate of extending rights to all animals he is known for his uncompromisingly ethical approach, often spending years working sympathetically on stories, his ultimate goal for his images to become a voice for the natural world. He owns and runs his own photographic tour company, leading trips all over the world and sharing not only his knowledge and expertise but also the astonishing beauty of the species that they encounter.