News

New images uploaded
17th September 2017
I've been guilty of neglecting the website for several months, as things have been extremely busy here. However I've just added a few favourites to the 'Recent Uploads' gallery so I hope you can spare a few minutes to have a look. Feel free to let me know your thoughts!
Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016
13th November 2016
I'm delighted to be featured in this prestigious awards again, this time I have three photographs commended, two of which are from Scotland and one from Yorkshire. Please see the 'Promotional' gallery to see the images. The LPOTY book (collection 10) is now in the shops and the exhibition is at London's Waterloo Station, running from the 22nd November until 4th February 2017.
Winter Landscapes Magazine Feature
22nd November 2015
Many thanks to the wonderful Outdoor Photography magazine, who asked if I would write the main technique feature for the December issue (number 199). The feature consists of 6 pages based around the subject of Winter Landscapes. Pleased to say all images used were taken here in West Yorkshire! Out in the shops from 16th November 2015.
New images added...
15th November 2015
Quite a few images added - including a new gallery from Iceland. Images also added to 'Calderdale Landscapes', 'Scotland Landscapes' and 'Travel Stock' galleries. Thanks for looking!
Landscape photographer of the year 2015
22nd October 2015
I'm delighted to have 2 photographs commended in annual the LPOTY competition for 2015. Each year the number of contestants grows and getting a place in this book gets more difficult so I'm very pleased with this. The successful photos can also be seen in the exhibition at Waterloo Station from 23 Nov 2015 until 7 Feb 2016. Please see the 'promotional' gallery to see the LPOTY 2015 link.
New winter images uploaded
27th January 2015
A few images from the recent snow and frost here in Yorkshire have been added to the 'Calderdale Landscapes' gallery, and one image to the 'Abstract' gallery. Thanks for looking!
IGPOTY success
10th January 2015
I'm delighted that my 'Cherry Blossom' image has made it into the 2015 International Garden Photographer of The Year awards. Although I consider myself more of a landscape and travel photographer, I decided to have a go at some floral/macro work in the spring of 2014....and I'm pleased I did!

http://www.robertbirkbyphotography.co.uk/cherry-blossom
Lake District images added
10th November 2014
Please check the 'England (The Rest)' gallery as new images from a recent trip to the Lake District National Park have been added! Also one image in the 'Abstract/Macro' gallery.
Calderdale Images updated...
16th October 2014
...I've just added a few recent shots to the Calderdale gallery. Within the last couple of months images have also been added to the 'Abstract & macro' gallery and the 'England' gallery. Thanks for looking!
Success in British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014
01st September 2014
I'm pleased to announce that my photograph 'Up The Wall' will feature in the 'urban wildlife' category of this year's BWPA awards book. I don't take a lot of animal/wildlife shots, and as a result I'm even more surprised! The image can be seen here:
http://www.robertbirkbyphotography.co.uk/up-the-wall
'On Landscape' Interview/Featured Photographer
14th July 2014
'On Landscape' is the world's only online Landscape Photography magazine and I was delighted to be their featured photographer in the current issue....
http://www.onlandscape.co.uk/2014/06/robert-birkby/
Greece travel images added May 2014...
24th May 2014
Recent images from a spring trip to the Cyclades added. Includes the islands of Santorini, Amorgos and Naxos. See the 'Greek Islands' portfolio.
'Bill & Ben' most popular photo at LPOTY exhibition
13th February 2014
The Landscape Photographer of The Year exhibition ended last weekend, and yesterday I was extremely pleased to hear that my photo 'Bill & Ben' was voted the favourite by visitors to the exhibition. This means a lot to me as I want my photos to be appreciated by the public and not just photography judges! So thanks very much to all who voted..
Snowscapes feature posted
30th January 2014
Added to the 'Published' page today is my six page feature (and cover shot) from the latest issue of the Canon user's magazine 'EOS'
5 photos in Landscape Photographer of The Year!
31st October 2013
I'm delighted to announce I have 5 photographs in this year's LPOTY book and exhibition. This includes the runner-up in the 'Classic View' section with 'Bill & Ben' and two judges choice awards. One of these was 'Icy abstract' - choice of Charlie Waite. The book is on sale now and the exhibition is at the National Theatre, London, from 7th December 2013 until 8th February 2014.
Click here to see the successful photographs
Scilly Isles June 2013
13th June 2013
Another visit to Scilly, so I'm slowly uploading new work!
Just check the Isles of Scilly Gallery...
Ithaca & Kefalonia additions
23rd May 2013
Check out the 'Greek Islands' gallery for new additions from the spectacular islands of Kefalonia and Ithaca...