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Will Gray, photographer and writer, in Namibia

Learn how to take better pictures on one of Will Gray's small-group landscape photography holidays in Namibia, Iceland and the UK

Deadvlei, Namibia, photograpohed at sunrise

Photography workshops

Join me for a one-to-one, full-day or 3hr, tailor-made photography workshop in the Cotswolds. I also offer workshops in Cornwall and the Lake District. New for 2025, I'm excited to be launching week-long photo tours in Iceland (in association with Discover the World) and two-week photography holidays in Namibia in partnership with Namibia Car Rental.

William Gray, photographer and writer

William Gray 
landscape and travel photographer • author • workshop leader

William Gray is an award-winning travel writer and photographer with a background in zoology and a lifelong passion for photography, wildlife and travel. Based in Oxfordshire in the heart of England, Will offers one-to-one photography workshops in the Cotswolds, Cornwall and Lake District, as well as small-group photo tours in Iceland and Namibia. Browse his worldwide photography portfolio and support the World Land Trust by purchasing a signed print. Will is currently working on two exciting new books – Photographing Britain and Costa Rica Wildlife Travel Guide. He is also a contributing photographer for AWL Images, a contributing editor for Wanderlust magazine, and content consultant for Discover the World.

Ring-tail lemur peering at photographer


View a selection of my favourite  landscape, wildlife and travel images from over 30 years of travel around the world 

Moody seascape at Porth Nanven, Cornwall, taken at dusk by William Gray


Some of my landscape images are available as high-quality, limited-edition signed prints, with proceeds to the World Land Trust charity

Lone tree in Little Langdale valley, photographed by William Gray


Read my blog for first-hand accounts and practical guides on all aspects of photography and travel in the UK and worldwide

Puffin coming in to land, Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire


My latest book, Family Wildlife Adventures, was published in 2021, with Photographing Britain and Costa Rica Wildlife coming soon!

Family Wildlife Adventures

Connecting with nature. Back to the real world. That's what this book is all about. From island-hopping in the Isles of Scilly to wild camping along Scotland's Whale Trail, Family Wildlife Adventures is full of inspiration for exploring Britain's amazing wildlife with your children. Published by Bradt, October 2021

Family Wildlife Adventures by William Gray, published by Bradt Guides
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Let's connect! If you like wildlife, landscape or travel photography, you may enjoy checking out my Instagram feed (just tap the icon above). Please leave a comment and follow me – it would be great to say ‘hi’ and share some thoughts on photography. I also post on Facebook – it’s where you can find out about my photography workshops (including special offers and late availability), as well as recently published books and articles.

Prefer to email? No problem, just use the link below to drop me a message, whether you’d like to enquire about a workshop, commission some travel content or discuss ways in which we might collaborate on a new wildlife travel or photography project.

Alder canopy in autumn colours, Cotswolds
New World Land Trust logo

Supporting conservation through photography

A selection of my photographs are available to purchase as high-quality, limited-edition prints, with proceeds donated to the vital conservation work of the World Land Trust – an international conservation charity saving the planet's most biologically important and threatened habitats, tackling climate change and protecting critically endangered species.

William Gray at Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

So, who are you...?

Here’s some blurb… An award-winning journalist, author and photographer, William Gray has over 30 years' experience working for magazine publishers, conservation organisations and as a widely-published freelancer. A zoologist, conservationist and passionate advocate of responsible tourism, he has received over 20 journalism awards, including AITO Travel Writer of the Year and BGTW Travel Photographer of the Year.


Will has written for numerous publications, from National Geographic Traveler and The Sunday Times to BBC WildlifeWanderlust and Travel Africa. Will’s books include the bestselling Travel with Kids, Cornwall with Kids and Wildlife Travel (Footprint) – his latest book, Family Wildlife Adventures (Bradt Travel Guides) was published in 2021 and he is currently working on Photographing Britain and Costa Rica Wildlife Travel Guide, also by Bradt.


Around 1,000 of Will's travel, landscape and wildlife photographs are represented by leading picture library, AWL Images, while his photography workshops are available in the Cotswolds, Cornwall and Lake District, as well as Iceland and Namibia. An experienced speaker, Will was a presenter on the BBC Holiday programme and regularly gives talks and seminars at shows like Destinations in London and Manchester. He is a judge in the Wanderlust magazine Travel Photographer of the Year competition.

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