Photographer John Beatty shares his superb images and captivating stories from 25 years of assignments to over 38 different countries. Widely acclaimed as one of the most exciting nature, travel and adventure photographers to have emerged in recent years, John's work aims to capture "the timeless rhythms of the natural world, it's beauty and simplicity, and man's place within it."

"A superb creative experience"– Sir Chris Bonington

"Beatty's photographs are truly outstanding, capturing the natural world in all its beauty and magnificence."
– Outdoor Photography Magazine

John is a guest speaker for TEDx:
April 2013
Tue 23rd April TEDx
Hull Truck Theatre
50 Ferensway
Hull, HU2 8LB
May 2013
Wed 15th May
Keswick Mountain Festival
Theatre by the Lake
Cumbria, CA12 5DJ
Click for more information

"In the month since Wild Vision landed on the mat it's rarely left the coffee table. It's not a book to be left alone, it's a book to be seen; to be digested and shared."

Dave Mycroft, MyOutdoors

"Wild Vision takes the reader on John’s life journey, not only through a stunning set of images, but through his perceptive and increasingly confident writing style."

Roly Smith, Manchester Evening News

"Beatty's photographs are truly outstanding, capturing the natural world in all its beauty and magnificence."

Kelly Griffin, Outdoor Photography Magazine

"Flicking through Wild Vision’s pages gives me a sense of peace – it’s a perfect way of getting away from it all without going anywhere."

Rosie Fuller, Adventure Travel Magazine

"A perfect present for a wildlife fan."

Advanced Photographer Magazine

An extract...

Crossing Greenland, 1982

The water was boiling in the pan, balanced on top of the tiny paraffin stove. I unzipped my wind suit and crouched to retrieve the pan lid that had been dislodged by the head of steam. At last the tent was warming up. The midday sun, low on the horizon, barely helped the temperature rise from minus 15C.


Welcome to Wild Vision, a website that celebrates the spirit of wild places and the timeless rhythms of the natural world. Each of the images here existed in time and in light, reflected in a moment when seeing becomes being.
John Beatty :: 1 Joan Lane, Bamford, Hope Valley, S33 0AW
Email :: Tel :: +44 7971 590 210