Monthly Archives: April 2011

Catching that moment

For ages I have been wanting to take that one, very specific photograph, where you see the bird, right as it flushes, and you see the pointing dog’s face at the same time. Usually, you try to work the pointer … Continue reading

Posted in A year in a working pointer's life | Leave a comment

Counting Grouse Pairs on the Moor.

As I work my pointers on the grouse moors together with my fantastic friend, Anne Johnson, we are involved in the grouse counting from time to time. Early in the year, February-March-April, the grouse is pairing up ready for the … Continue reading

Posted in A year in a working pointer's life | Leave a comment

The last part of the HPR season

The shooting season finishes on 1st February. Apart from working on “rough shoots”, the HPR is often used for picking up on driven shoots. I don’t do much of this any more as I find driven shoots too un-natural. However, … Continue reading

Posted in A year in a working pointer's life | Leave a comment