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A professional photographer based in Devon, south-west England

A highly experienced and qualified photographer, shooting for National Geographic Creative.

Tel 01626 770181; Email


Professional photography by Nigel Hicks

Wild Southwest

Nigel’s book about the landscapes and wildlife of southwest England

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Find out about Wild Southwest

Nigel Hicks is a highly experienced professional photographer, specialising in commercial photography, travel photography, landscape photography, nature photography, and architectural and interiors photography.

He is qualified as a Fellow with the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP), the top qualification for this leading UK professional photography body.

He shoots for National Geographic Creative, the highly prestigious publishing body of the USA’s National Geographic Society.

Nigel’s work can be divided into the follow streams:

Editorial and Commercial photography

Nigel’s huge experience makes him a skilled and versatile professional photographer, ideal for a wide range of commissioned commercial photography projects, photographing in Devon, across England’s southwest, nationally and internationally. To find out more, and to see a range of image galleries, click here.

Supplying photography to picture libraries

Nigel supplies images to a number of picture libraries, principally the National Geographic Image Collection. Find out more here.

Writing and photography

Nigel provides text-and-photo packages to a range of publishers for books, magazines and newspapers, covering photography, travel and natural history subjects. Find out more here.

Photography courses

Nigel runs a programme of one-day and weekend photography workshops, mainly in southwest England, and especially in Devon. He is also the tutor for some online photography courses. To find out more, click here.


Nigel publishes his own photography as books, prints and greetings cards through Aquaterra Publishing, his own publishing company. Some of his books that have been produced by other publishers are also available here. To visit Aquaterra Publishing, click here.

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Nigel’s latest blog posts

The latest posts include:

1. A new ‘How to’ blog, summarising how to use neutral density graduated filters;

2. Announcing the the publication of the programme of 2019 photography workshops;

3. A summary of progress with the new book, Wild Philippines;

4. News announcing the publication of the new book, Beautiful Devon.

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Photography workshops for 2019 now published!

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One day courses programme (mobile)

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Nigel’s recent book

Beautiful Devon

Nigel’s photographic book about the beauty of Devon, southwest England is available!

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Find out about our 2019 photography tours to Iceland and the Isles of Scilly

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Find out about our 2019 photography tours