About Me

Hello, I’m Bella, a 30-something TV professional based in London.

My day job is as a freelance producer-director in factual TV.  I shoot, produce and direct factual programmes for national and international broadcasters including the BBC and Discovery.  Sometimes the work takes me to weird and wonderful places – and not all of them in the UK!  When I get the chance, I’ll take a few photos and blog about what I’ve been up to.  You can find out more about that at What It’s Like To Be A Travel Show Producer.

But my real passion (shhh, don’t tell my boss!) is travel and wildlife photography.  I’ve been snapping away since I was pretty small, and I can spend days taking and editing photos.  I’ll pay thousands and travel to the other side of the world just to take pictures of somewhere amazing.  And then I want to share the best ones with people.  So mostly I’ll be blogging about that.  And anything else travel, photography, or TV-related that springs to mind.

I have a certificate with distinction in Professional Photography from London College of Communication.  My work has been published by National Geographic and Lonely Planet, on the covers of two books, in a leading photography textbook, in the Radio Times, and on the Guardian, Times, and BBC websites to name but a few.  In 2015 and 2017 I was shortlisted for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards.  I won Best Photography at the UK Blog Awards 2018.

Lonely Planet have liked my blog so much I’ve been picked three times in a row as one of their top bloggers of the month.  Hope you like it too!  Please feel free to comment if you do.  Or don’t. But mostly if you do.

And if you do, and want to find out more, you can find me on Twitter @passportandpix and on Instagram @passportandpixels

Bella

 

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All thoughts and opinions are my own.  I don’t accept freebies or payment in exchange for positive reviews.  All prices are correct at the time of writing.

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