The secret life of badgers captured with a VariCam LT

GTC member Richard Hopkins has combined a passion for photography with a scientific interest in the behaviour of small mammals ever since he was a young boy. As an adult, he has continued to pursue these interests as a relaxing counterpoint to his demanding work as a consultant radiologist.

A few years ago though, one photographic trip led to a chance encounter with a team from Outline Productions and the opportunity to begin to expand his natural history stills photographic experience into video work. Since then Richard has been avidly taking up every opportunity to increase his filming experience and his knowledge through training, ‘work experience’ and investing in broadcastquality camera gear.


A self-generated film recently led to the BBC Natural History Unit asking him to film badgers with his brand new VariCam LT.

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