Join the Orkney Arts Society for its first event of the New Year at Stromness Town Hall on the evening of Thursday 16th February 2023.

Raymond Besant is a wildlife cameraman and photographer from Kirkwall. Having spent a decade as a press photographer in Scotland he shaped his love of the natural world into a career filming wildlife all around the globe for clients such as the BBC, National Geographic, Netflix and Apple tv. He is a two time published author with his Naturally Orkney wildlife books and continues to work on wildlife photography projects in his native Orkney.

Raymond will be speaking about the shoots he’s been involved in over the last two years for the likes of the BBC and National Geographic as well as the physical and technical challenges involved We will be getting up close with Elephants, Lions and Otters in some of the world’s remotest locations and discuss how wildlife sequences are made, from concept to camera.

Ticket prices are £5 non-members, £4 Members £2 school pupils and available to purchase via TicketSource at: