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Canada forest scenery

Sue Flood

My Favourite Countries

  • Madagascar
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Spitsbergen

Sue Flood is a photographer, author and conservationist. Following a successful career as a BBC wildlife filmmaker where she worked on the award-winning series ‘The Blue Planet’, and Planet Earth, Sue decided to leave the BBC to concentrate on her photography.

Her work has been recognised with awards in the International Photography Awards, Travel Photographer of the Year, International Conservation Photographer of the Year, and International Garden Photographer of the Year.

Sue was also the recipient of a Royal Photographic Society Silver Medal and is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, and also the North American Nature Photography Association.

Her recent book, Emperor – the Perfect Penguin, with a foreword by Sir Michael Palin, was awarded in the Best Nature Book category of the International Photography Awards.

Her photographic highlights include diving with humpback whales in the South Pacific, face-to-face encounters with leopard seals in the Antarctic, filming polar bears in the Arctic, and living with Nenets reindeer herders in Siberia. But above all, Sue is great fun to be with – while your photographic prowess will improve under her tuition, you are also guaranteed a fun and rewarding time in her company.

Red crowned crane, Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
Hokkaido, Japan

Japan – Winter Wildlife Photography with Sue Flood

Enjoy Japan’s winter wildlife exploring Central Honshu and Northern Hokkaido with wildlife and travel photographer, Sue Flood. 

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Isabela Island, Galapagos Islands
Isabela Island, Galapagos Islands

Cruise the Galapagos Islands with Sue Flood

Join our exclusive Galapagos Islands cruise on the Natural Paradise motor yacht, travelling with wildlife and travel photographer, Sue Flood. Sue will accompany the group on all excursions during the cruise giving tips, advice and workshops aimed at improving photography skills.

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Grizzly Bears, Canada
Grizzly Bears, Canada

Canada – British Columbia Grizzly Photography with Sue Flood

Explore the wilderness and wildlife of Bella Coola at one of British Columbia’s premier bear viewing lodges. Known as the gateway to the Great Bear Rainforest, Bella Coola is a remote wilderness home to prolific wildlife.
In the peak salmon run season, grizzly bears are drawn to the rivers to feast on the spawning salmon, providing one of wildlife’s greatest spectacles. Accompanied by Sue flood, one of the world’s top wildlife photographers, spend time photographing the bears at this lodge. She will be accompanied by a selection of local naturalist guides who will offer further insight into bear behaviour, and the flora and fauna of this region.

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Great Bear rainforest sunset, Canada
Canada

Cruise the Great Bear Rainforest Sue Flood

A unique opportunity to join an exclusive photographic cruise in British Columbia, sailing a section of the Inside Passage, now known as the Great Bear Rainforest, accompanied by expert photographer, Sue Flood.

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Bennetts Wallaby, Tasmania, Australia
Australia

Australia – Tasmanian wildlife photography with Sue Flood

Tasmania is a photographer’s dream with breath-taking landscapes, habituated wildlife, incredible colours and superb lighting. 

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Bamboo lemur, Andasibe Mantadia, Madagascar
Bamboo lemur, Andasibe-Mantadia, Madagascar

Madagascar – Photographic Journey with Sue Flood

Join Sue Flood on a photographic journey around Madagascar, guided by a local wildlife expert and using private charter flights. Witness sifakas dance in the forests of Berenty, hear indris howl in the mountains of Andasibe and watch the sun set over the iconic Avenue of the Baobabs.

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