Shetland Puffins


Beautiful images of Shetland Puffins. The Atlantic Puffin are one of our most loveable seabirds. Spending the winter at sea they come back to Shetland at the end of April to breed along the cliff tops. Puffins in Shetland are full of character and interesting behaviour and Shetland has some very dramatic sea cliffs where the puffins nest that are very accessible to photograph and make great images of Shetland Puffins.

Richard Shucksmith

Richard's favourite place is Shetland's coast, for it has a wide variety of habitats, species and dramatic seascapes. He studied marine biology and marine ecology which has allowed Richard to develop an understanding of this dynamic environment. His photography has enabled him to visually communicate this passion and understanding of Shetland's wonderful coastal life in particular Shetland otters. Richard’s work has been widely published in magazines, journals, books, newspapers, advertising agencies around the world and has won many awards for his work. In 2011 Richard was overall winner in British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA), as well as winning the animal behaviour category in 2014.