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Caldera by Night






Me taking a photo of a Common Blue Butterfly

About me


I'm Tony North, a photographer based in Manchester, England.  My main passions are macro and landscape photography.


I have always loved nature, but there's something about spending a few hours in a wildflower meadow capturing images of butterflies and dragonflies that really excites me. I love revealing the amazing beauty of the world of miniature beasts, and sharing that with others.


Equally I love walking through and photographing beautiful scenery - whether rural, coastal or urban. A special interest of mine is astrophotography - especially capturing the Milky Way over some dramatic scene.

I also enjoy competing, whether in BPE Salons or in major competitions such as the International Garden Photographer of the Year, for which I have received a first, a second, and 2 third places, or Amateur Photographer of the Year, in which I came 2nd overall in 2020.

Talks, Workshops and Tuition

I run urban photography workshops in Manchester in March and October, with opportunities for getting very striking cityscapes. I also run indoor flower workshops covering a variety of styles and techniques.


In addition I am available to give online talks on my macro work as well as on landscapes, plants and fungi, abstracts, and the biology of the eye. I also offer online tuition to help you improve your macro or landscape photography.

I hope you enjoy perusing my images. Read more about me and my background here.

Painted lady butterfly

'A thing of beauty is a joy forever' - John Keats 

'A thing of beauty is a joy forever' - John Keats

Get in touch

44 Whitebrook Road

Manchester M14 6EF

Tel: 0161 224 6445/07754 406422


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