Who I Am
I’m Jack Paton, young kent photographer. I’ve been an amateur photographer since I was twelve and am passionate about capturing all things natural — oh, and sport. I don’t have any specialities, just trying to capture what I see around me, and putting myself in the best position I can to take that shot.
Why I Started Doing It
When I decided to create this website, I’d been taking photos for almost two years, starting just after I turned twelve.
Every year,my grandparents and I go caravanning around North Yorkshire. My Grandad lent me his D-SLR, a Nikon D600, to have a go with at the North Yorkshire wildlife site, Bempton Cliffs, famed for its gannets. At this point I’d never even touched a camera, really; I’d played about with some point-and-shoots but my Dad was always the real photographer at home, taking his gloomy candids of us before converting them into monchrome.
The stars are coming out tonight, der-der-der-der-der-der-der tonight.... Yes, Tuesday (25/07/17) I went out to my old haunt St. Mary's Island on the first clear night for quite a while to see the stars. I brought my camera along as well as a pencil and paper, so I...read more
Nikon is celebrating its 100-year anniversary soon, and I felt it right to write a quick post just celebrating it all. First things first -- why did I even start using Nikon? Well, when I first got into photography, my main inspiration and teacher was my grandad, and...read more