Steve Downer Photography

I've worked as a professional film-maker and photographer since 1980, specialising in wildlife, nature and science documentaries for television. My credits include PLANET EARTH, BLUE PLANET and WILDLIFE ON ONE for the BBC, and several productions for NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORER.

I have won numerous awards for my work, including two News & Documentary EMMYs.

Based in the UK, but I have worked around the world including Europe, North, South & Central America, Alaska, the Arctic, Australia, China, Japan, Africa, Arabia, Burma, Indonesia and India.

West Midlands

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Advertising Animal Children/baby Environmental Issues Exploration Film/video Flower & Plant Garden/gardening Horse/equestrian Indigenous People Insect Landscape Medical Nature People Television Video Wildlife Time Lapse Macro Pet Polar Studio


Studio facilities are available.

Through my association with specialist film production company ANIMALS ON BLUE, for whom I work as freelance Senior Cameraman and Photographer, I have access to one of the largest blue / green screen studios in the UK, and one that is specifically designed for animal filming and photography. This studio, set in 16 acres of secluded countryside near Buckingham, has a working floor area of 45' x 45' / 14 x 14 meters ( allowing a horse to canter in a circle ) and floor to roof height of 18' / 5.5 meters.

Recent Clients

  1. BBC
  2. National Geographic TV
  3. Discovery Channel
  4. Tiger Aspect
  5. Pioneer Productions


  1. 2 New & Documentary EMMY Awards
  2. MICROCOSMOS - Exhibition in association with University of Surrey


Portfolios of example work from Steve Downer Photography: