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Nigel Dennis Quotes

Nigel Dennis Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Nigel Dennis
Type:
Writer
Nationality:
British
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    All I really wanted to do was wildlife photography. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
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    Big game photography in Africa is mainly done from a vehicle, so then I feel I might as well take the lot. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
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    Currently I am working on another three books, doing a lot of magazine work, am shooting for fifteen stock agencies, plus my own photo library - all this keeps me quite busy! Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
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    Even for an area I know well, I prepare a shooting list of subjects I need. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
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    For sure, all over Poland, kids had my picture of a lemur on their bedroom wall - but the chances are they may never get to see a real lemur in Madagascar. I thought this was great and it really meant a lot to me. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
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    For the first few years we lived in a tiny rented cottage at the bottom of a friend's garden. We often joked that there was plenty of film in the fridge, but not too much food! Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
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    I also had a tremendous passion for art and read a lot. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
  • 8
    I also like flyfishing - maybe I would have figured a way to make a living out of that? Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
  • 9
    I carry a notebook full of sketches of pictures I want to take - they are really scruffy sketches, but at least I am going out there with a clear objective. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
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    I concentrate on the southern African subcontinent. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
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    I hope to goodness I would not still be working in the corporate world - the money is OK but it is no life at all. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
  • 12
    I think few wives would have encouraged this kind of drastic and reckless career shift! Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
  • 13
    I tried to paint myself - but was really not much good at it, and fortunately was never stupid enough to try to turn it into a career! Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
  • 14
    I very quickly discovered photography suited me better - somehow I could get things to work on film, that simply did not look right canvas or paper. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
  • 15
    In The States I would have no edge, no advantage at all. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
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    My first serious project was photographing badgers - very, very difficult as they are shy and nocturnal. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
  • 17
    Photography started as a means of getting reference material for my paintings of nature subjects. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
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    So about twenty years ago I gave up on painting - and got into terrible debt after buying a load of camera gear! Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis
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    The Kalahari is brilliant - and easy to visit. Nigel_DennisNigel Dennis