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Richard Nicoll wins Gold Medal and two other awards at Beyond Group National Exhibition
11th August 2013
Richard Nicoll's image of a adult Reed Warbler feeding its brood of 4 chicks has won a Gold Medal at the Beyond Group National Exhibition 2013.

An image of a Hobby about to catch a Mayfly in mid-air

and a Black-headed Gull also about to catch a Mayfly in mid-air were both Highly Commended.
National Trust Publishes images in Wicken Fen magazine
02nd August 2013

Richard Nicoll's images of a Marsh Harrier with prey and a Kingfisher have been published in the summer edition of the "News from the Fen" magazine.

BTO License Hobby image for Bird Atlas 2008-2011
26th July 2013
The British Trust for Ornithology have licensed the Gold medal winning image of a Hobby just before it catches a Mayfly in its talons for their soon to be published Bird Atlas. The atlas documents the distribution and breeding of bird species throughout the UK and Ireland.

Hobby hunting Mayfly print chosen for PAGB Inter-federation Exhibition
20th July 2013
Richard Nicoll has had his print of a Hobby about to catch a Mayfly in mid-air accepted for the annual PAGB Inter-federation Print Exhibition. This exhibition chooses the best images from all the UK regional federations.

Richard Nicoll awarded Artist FIAP distinction
15th June 2013
Richard Nicoll has gained the award of Artist from the FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE L'ART PHOTOGRAPHIQUE (The International Federation of Photographic Art).

This distinction is given to those who have reached a certain level of success in international photographic exhibitions. Richard gained 125 acceptances winning 17 awards, including 8 medals 2 of which were Gold.

Richard Nicoll achieves BPE 2* Award
04th June 2013
Richard Nicoll has been awarded the British Photographic Exhibitions 2 Crown award after having 50 acceptances in Nature sections of British national photography exhibitions. Richard gained 16 awards including 6 medals one of which was PAGB Gold over the 50 acceptances.
Richard Nicoll presented with 5 Awards at Ely PC annual awards ceremony
09th May 2013
Richard Nicoll has won the following awards this year:


  • Ely Standard Cup for the highest total score in the Club's Open Colour Print competitions
  • Bedford House Cup for the highest total score in the Club's Open DPI competitions
  • Jeff Gardner Cup for the person with the highest overall points total
  • Ken Hitch Trophy for the overall winner of the themed print competition
  • Print of the Year for the print voted by the members as the best print entered in the Clubs print competitions
Avocet landing image wins Cambridge Camera Club annual Nature PDI competition
18th April 2013
Richard Nicoll's image of an Avocet landing with the sunlight showing through its feathers has been chosen as the best projected digital image in the "Plants and Animals" section of the Cambridge Camera Club annual members PDI competition.

Richard Nicoll Kingfisher image Highly Commended at EAF Annual Exhibition
13th April 2013
Richard Nicoll's image of a Kingfisher in the Rain has been Highly Commended at the East Anglia Federation Annual Exhibition 2013. The exhibition Runs from the 4th to the 17th of May 2013 at The Gibberd Gallery, Civic Centre/Town Hall, Harlow.


Richard Nicoll awarded Honourable Mention at Bavarian International Circuit
18th March 2013
Richard Nicoll's image of a Black-headed Gull about to snatch a Mayfly in mid air has been awarded a PSA Honourable Mention at the Bavarian International Circuit 2013.

Hare running image Commended at RPS Nature Group Exhibition
12th March 2013
Richard Nicoll's image of a hare running in the snow has been commended at the Royal Photographic Society's Nature Group Annual Exhibition 2013.

Richard Nicoll wins 2 Gold Medals and 5 other awards at the Great British Small Print Circuit 2013
06th March 2013
Richard Nicoll's images of a Brown Hare running in the snow with all four paws off the ground has been awarded a PSA Gold Medal - Best of Show, a PSA Ribbon and two Judge's Awards at the Great British Small Print Circuit 2013 which comprises 4 individual international exhibitions.



An image of a Hobby about to catch a Mayfly in mid-air was also awarded a PSA Gold Medal - Best of Show along with a PSA Ribbon.



Another image of a Black-headed Gull about to snatch a Mayfly out of the air was also awarded an Honourable Mention.

Richard Nicoll wins 2 Awards at 100th Southampton International
05th March 2013
Richard Nicoll's images of a Kestrel mobbing a Short-eared Owl and a Marsh Harrier with nesting material have both been awarded Southampton Camera Club certificates at the SCC 100th International Exhibition 2013.



Richard Nicoll wins 2 Awards at Southport National Exhibition
20th February 2013
Richard Nicoll's image of a Brown Hare sitting with frost on its whiskers has been awarded a Selector's Medal and an image of a Kestrel fighting with a Short-eared Owl over a rodent whilst in mid-air has been awarded a PAGB Ribbon at the 66th Southport National Open Exhibition 2013.



Richard Nicoll licenses Image Library to National Trust
13th February 2013
Richard Nicoll's library of images has been licensed to the National Trust's Wicken Fen and Angelsey Abbey for use in their marketing and communications.
Kestrel mobbing Short-eared Owl image wins Award at Bebington National
13th December 2012
Richard Nicoll's image of the Kestrel fighting with a Short-eared Owl over a rodent whilst in mid-air has been Commended in the Bebington Salon of Photography 2012.

Richard Nicoll wins Silver Medal and 2 other awards at Smethwick International
02nd December 2012
Richard's image of a Brown Hare sitting with frost on its whiskers has been awarded a Royal Photographic Society Silver Medal at the prestigious 38th Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography 2012.



In addition an image of a male Marsh Harrier carrying a stick was awarded an RPS Ribbon and a hare running in the snow was Highly Commended.



Hare Running Image wins Bronze Medal at Frome Salon
26th November 2012
Richard Nicoll's image of a Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus) running through fresh snow with all four paws off the ground has been awarded a Bronze Medal at the FROME NATIONAL OPEN SALON of PHOTOGRAPHY 2012.

Richard Nicoll to Exhibit at Haddenham Galleries Christmas Conrucopia
15th November 2012
Award winning wildlife photographer Richard Nicoll is exhibiting work at Haddenham Galleries Christmas Cornucopia exhibition between November 17th 2012 and January 5th 2013.

Haddenham Galleries can be found at:

20 High Street
Haddenham
Ely
Cambridgeshire
CB6 3XA

See map here.
Hare Running Image Licensed for Christmas Card by Dorset Wildlife Trust
06th November 2012
Richard Nicoll's image of a Brown Hare running through fresh snow with all four paws off the ground has been licensed by the Dorset Wildlife Trust for use in their range of Christmas cards for 2012. You can buy these cards through Richard's website.

The greeting in the cards reads "With All Good Wishes for Christmas and the New Year". They measure 210mm wide x 99mm deep, are printed on environmentally friendly card and come in packs of 10 cards. The price of £4.50 per pack includes postage and packing in the UK.