A Cornish Year
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David Chapman is a trustee of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, and is passionate about the protection of our wild places. He is a professional photographer and writer, and author of Wild about Cornwall, Penwith Moods, Exploring the Cornish Coast, Birds of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Wildflowers of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, St Ives and St Ives Bay, Inspirational Islands: The Isles of Scilly, Walking in Penwith, Photographing Cornwall and Walking on the Lizard. He is also the photographer of Iconic Cornwall. His work is featured regularly in magazines, and his photographs are stocked by a number of photographic libraries. David has twice won double awards from the Outdoor Writers & Photographers Guild for Photography and Excellence in Writing, and his photographs regularly win competitions.
- Organizations and Publications
- Wildlife Information Websites
- About David Chapman
276 colour photographs
210 x 148 mm
‘A photographer who has made it his business to record Cornwall’s natural beauty through the seasons … David Chapman’s remarkable photographs.’ (Western Morning News, 16.03.10)
‘splendid wildlife colour photographs … gives David’s story … a more interesting perspective of each shot.’ (Tavistock Times Gazette, 11.03.10)
‘A Cornish Year, by David Chapman, is an amusing look at his nature activities throughout the course of a year.
‘David travels over land and water to capture many rare animals and insects on camera.’ (BBC Radio Cornwall, 19.03.10) You can read the full review, look at some of the photos, and listen to an interview with the author on Radio Cornwall.
‘David Chapman’s wide knowledge and beautiful photographs of wildlife have many fans, and they will not want to miss out on this book. … the perfect companion to your own Cornish year..’ (Cornwall Today, May 2010)
‘his detailed daily account is enchanting. Interspersed with everything from seeing a dormouse in the wild to a walk through the woods at Trenant in the hope of spotting a roe deer, it is generously illustrated – as one might expect from an award winning photographer.’ (Western Morning News, 04.05.10) You can read the whole review here.
‘David takes us on a personal, diary-style journey to a range of wildlife events… Illustrated with stunning photographs by the author.’ (Wild Cornwall, August 2010)
‘When it comes to the wildlife of Cornwall you could wish for no better guide than David Chapman.
‘… the mixture of engaging text and superb photographs captures the overwhelming bounty and beauty of Cornwall’s natural history…
‘… perfect for anyone who wants to get out and discover Cornwall’s myriad natural wonders.’ (This England, Autumn 2010)
‘his detailed account of his year is enchanting. Generously illustrated’ (The Cornishman, 07.10.10)
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