Danny Gibson of DGPix is a semi professional photographer who concentrates on wildlife and outdoor imagery, especially local nature, both common and rare and has made TV and Radio appearances during his time as a wildlife photographer. His purpose is to educate and inform on the world of wildlife, conservation and ecology, through talks, workshops and educational work, providing images and video to some of the biggest names in natural history production today.
He has been producing wildlife images and films for 6 years now, building up a portfolio of a wide range of animals and specialising in bird & insect life. He splits his photography time between Northern Ireland and Norfolk.
Danny's latest project which is still in progress is an underwater photography shoot for the National Trust in Norfolk.
- BBC Natural History Unit (Video/Film/Photography)
- Discovery Channel Canada (Video)
- BBC Northern Ireland (Television & Radio)
- Cornell University NYC (Photography)
- Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council (Photography)
- National Trust UK (Underwater Photography)
- Lagan Navigation Trust (Photography)
- Biodiveristy NI Calendar Competition 2012
- Winston's Wish children's Charity Competition
- Gardennature Competition (UK Wide)
- NI Raptor Study Group Calendar Competition 2015
- The Wild Outside Calendar Competition 2015 (UK Wide)
- Firmus Energy February 2016 "Animals" Competition
- Wash Week - Marine Wildlife Competition (UK Wide) 2017 Overall Winner
Danny uses Canon & Olympus DSLRs for all wildlife images. For general wildlife photography, he uses a Canon 7Dmk1 & Mk2 crop sensor bodies with a Canon 400mm USM f5.6L (occasionally with 1.4x TC) & Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6L or Sigma 50-500mm f6.3 lens for wildlife and a Canon 10-18mm EFS USM f4 for environmental/habitat and landscape shots. An Olympus E-5 is used for macro work, along with a Zuiko 35mm f2.8 and Sigma 105mm f2.8 macro lens and associated flashes and lighting. The GoPro family of action cams is used for underwater and fisheye shots/video.