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A: Kilchrenan, Argyll, PA35 1HG, Scotland

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Philip is an experienced speaker and available for camera clubs, groups and after dinner events - Freelance click here
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Full range of freelance wildlife photography services available

From swallows to otters, godwits to deer, Philip can deliver high quality images, photography services and talks. Freelance wildlife photography
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Philip launching new wildlife hides in 2016

ECO BUSINESS

The Goal:

Create a viable business from a Scottish wildlife and natural habitat resource without damaging that resource in anyway.

To engage people with the Scottish wildlife that is all around them and hopefully kindle some excitement, curiosity and care about our Scottish wildlife.
The ultimate goal is to create a sustainable business


What is a sustainable business? A sustainable business meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.

It creates local employment, wealth and enjoyment through Scottish nature and landscapes, whilst not damaging either.
Environmental impact is a key consideration in all business decisions.

Loch Visions environmental policy for wildlife photography
- wildlife welfare more important than picture
- no air travel
- no captive animal or semi feral animal used for photography or experience purposes
- no purchased meat based bate used, only road kill or waste product, or self caught
- bird food from green, sustainable and local source
- eco travel plan for all shoots - maximise use of public transport, combine trips, try to not travel where possible
- follow wildlife photography guidance notes from the RPS

Eco Tourism

Only by maintaining the bio-diversity in the region and in no way causing it any harm will the future of Loch Visions be secure. Therefore through our various experiences visitors can enjoy real Eco Tourism and support wildlife.
Please see below for actions we have taken or will be taking in order to be sustainable

Equipment
Use of lap top computers where possible - 95% more efficient than desk top.
Use recycled computers
Local suppliers used if available
Verification of source and impact of materials requested when possible

Services
Most services in one area therefore minimal need for car travel.
Lunch includes some locally produced food, or home grown when available.
Eco travel plan available for all guests
Eco travel plan carried out for all photography.
Banking with Ethical bank cooperative who only invest money in ethical and environmental projects

Loch Visions Land Management
Natural areas left to be natural - no clearance or tidying done on woodland.
Some bracken cleared through manual labour to make way for butterfly meadow.
Floating nesting platforms to counter man made fluctuations in Loch
Increasing nesting sites for wild birds, and bats through nesting boxes see pictures on right.
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Resources
Heating predominantly from naturally fallen dead trees.
Studio heating wood pellet
All envelopes used from recycled paper.
All paper used from sustainably managed forests where possible or reused paper from local businesses.
Envelopes reused when possible.
Double sided printing.

Loch Visions Memberships:
RSPB
Mammal Society
Scottish Wildlife Trust
Adopted a Beaver
Scottish Green Party

Waste
Minimal landfill policy by recycling, reusing, composting, and energy recovery

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On our amazing wildlife photography workshops

Brand new wildlife visitor centre

Overlooking Castle Stalker, see and learn about all the iconic wildlife found in Argyll. Scottish wildlife at its best - the Wildlife Hub

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Professional wildlife photography and wildlife guiding from Philip Price

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Guest galleries from previous Loch Visions wildlife workshop

If you wish to see what might be possible on a Loch Visions wildlife photography workshop please have a look at our guest galleries

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