Photo gallery shows the wonder of wildlife

Gannet by Steve Race
Gannet by Steve Race
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Stunning photographs of the wildlife and landscapes of the North York Moors from above and below the waterline will go on display next month.

Steve Race and George Stoyle, are both based in North Yorkshire and their photographs are inspired by the natural world around them from incredible images of wildlife to spectacular snaps of the coastal landscapes.

Puffins by Steve Race

Puffins by Steve Race

Their photographs can be seen at the Inspired by… gallery, at The Moors National Park Centre at Danby, from June 18 to July 6.

“Steve Race is an award-winning wildlife photographer based in Scarborough. Inspired by the natural world around him, he has an eye for wildlife that results in incredible images, which have been seen in national and regional newspapers and magazines, websites and other publications, and have been used by the RSPB, the National Trust and the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust,” a spokeswoman for the North York Moors National Park Authority said.

In 2013 his work was commended in both the Wildlife Photographer of the Year and the British Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards. Last year, his work was commended in the Big Picture Natural World Photography Competition at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

George Stoyle is a North-Yorkshire-based landscape, wildlife and conservation photographer specialising in coastal landscape photography.

He is a keen diver and ventures underwater whenever possible to photograph the spectacular marine life that can be found in UK waters.

As a marine ecologist and passionate conservationist, George is also involved in numerous environmental projects around the world, in which he uses his photography and scientific knowledge to tell insightful, captivating stories, generating a unique blend of science and creative vision.

They will both be at the Inspired by… gallery on Saturday June 20 for a meet the artists event between noon and 3pm.