Marie Read: Interview by Lorna Dockerill

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Award-winning photographer Marie Read is known for images of birds that combine beauty with impactful storytelling. Her articles and photo essays about bird behaviour and bird photography have appeared in numerous magazines including Living Bird, Nature’s Best and Wild Planet. She has authored and co-authored several books about birds and their lives.

How did you become interested in bird photography?
I was born in England and spent my childhood surrounded by nature in the countryside. Even at a young age, I was fascinated by birds and spent a lot of time watching them. I emigrated from the UK to the USA in my 20’s and made a living as a biological research lab technician...


Mastering Bird Photography: The Art, Craft, and Technique of Photographing Birds and Their Behaviour
by Marie Read

Published by Rocky Nook, Marie’s new 340 page book is available in paperback ($49.95), as an eBook ($39.95) and as a print & eBook bundle ($59.95) from the Rocky Nook website and in bookstores:


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Lorna Dockerill

Editor, freelance journalist & writer, covering all things underwater and nature photography

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