Wildlife Photographer Espen Helland
Mountain Hare having a look at me, Scottish Highlands

I’m Espen Helland, a wildlife photographer based in Scotland

After having travelled and been location independent for over two years, I’ve settled down in the Scottish Highlands.  At the edge of the Cairngorms, I’m surrounded by mountains and wildlife.

I’m most interested in how to get close to wildlife, and this is what I focus on with YouTube and my PatronsOn most days you can find me, camera in hand, exploring the hills.

My Blog

Latest Posts

Olympus M. Zuiko 300mm f/4 | Manual Focus Tips & Setup

Olympus M. Zuiko 300mm f/4 | Manual Focus Tips & Setup

Manual focus on M.Zuiko 300mm f/4 lens using Olympus OM-D cameras I use the Olympus OM-D EM1 Mark II, but these tips and settings should be similar if not the same on the EM1 Mark III and EM1X as well.   When to use Manual Focus as a Wildlife Photographer? As a...

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Photographing Gannets at Troup Head

Photographing Gannets at Troup Head

I spent the evening of 29th of July and the morning of the 30th to photograph the gannets at Troup Head, Scotland.  You can check out a video I made from my visit along with many others on my YouTube Channel.  If you want to dive deeper into learning wildlife...

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YouTube Vlogs

Find out more about my journey as a wildlife photographer in Scotland on my YouTube Channel.

Improve Your Wildlife Photography

I release regular content on Patreon to help my Patrons become better wildlife photographers.  Find out more about my Patreon. 

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