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Artist: Dave Boardman

Puffin (two)

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Title: Puffin (two)

Puffin

The puffin is instantly recognisable from its brightly coloured parrot-like bill. 

Spending winter at sea, every year thousands of puffins return to the UK to nest in their little burrows in the ground.

Puffins are loyal to one another, each year mating with the same bird and producing one chick.

Artist Bio:
Capturing Moments Across Six Decades

Born and raised in Lancashire and having spent some years living and working in London, I settled in the beautiful Belper area about 20 years ago, and enjoy exploring the huge variety of photographic opportunities presented by the Derwent Valley and the Peak District. 

I first picked up a camera as a toddler, due to my dad’s interest in photography, but my own passion really ignited in the mid-1970s, with a Rollei Flex Twin-Lens Reflex camera, and 120 film. 

From those early days I have moved through Pentax, and particularly Nikon cameras, and from film and slides into the digital era, to develop my skills and learn how best to present my personal perspective on the world.