Villager Jim's Peak District
Landscapes - Country Lanes - Wildlife and Farm Life - Gardens
- Villager Jim
- Hardback (160pp)
- 16 Dec 2015
‘The Banksy of the photography world. Jim’s stunning work has been going viral across the internet but his identity has remained a secret.’
– BBC Countryfile
Who is Villager Jim? Nobody knows …
Villager Jim’s Peak District brings together the stunning photography of the elusive new star on the wildlife photography block. Sneaking about at dawn and dusk, capturing images that surprise and delight, Jim’s images of his local Peak District entertain and enchant his growing audience.
It’s hard to believe this is Europe’s busiest national park as Villager Jim gives us a sneak peek at the Peak District’s quieter, gentler side. Close your eyes and imagine the dawn birdsong in the images of deserted country lanes, meet the wonderful wildlife on Villager Jim’s doorstep, and let him introduce you to the garden birds he calls his friends – Deidre the blue tit, Jenny the wren and more.
Villager Jim’s Peak District is a collection of over 180 beautiful photographs that speak volumes for Jim’s love of the Peak District’s landscape and wildlife, and all of Mother Nature.
They seek him here, they seek him there, but that elusive Villager Jim cannot be found … anywhere!
He’s been called the ‘Banksy of the photography world’ (BBC Countryfile), a secretive yet brilliant wildlife photographer whose work is frequently featured on BBC Springwatch and Autumnwatch, and has been selected as Editor’s Choice at the British Wildlife Photography Awards.
Renowned for his entertaining, witty, poignant and stunningly beautiful images of his local area, the Peak District National Park, Villager Jim says the secret to his success is simply being in the right place at the right time. Easier said than done! Sharing his adventures and images on Facebook, he regularly brightens his audience’s day with clever comments, insightful observations and his brilliant photography skills. With his collection of everyday portrayals of the flora and fauna and people and places of this beautiful part of the British Isles expanding daily, his accolades are growing as quickly as his Facebook followers.
So, who is Villager Jim? Nobody knows … !
To follow Villager Jim’s daily adventures, please ‘like’ his Facebook page: www.facebook.com/VillagerJim
- Title: Villager Jim’s Peak District
- Sub-title: Landscapes – Country Lanes – Wildlife and Farm Life – Gardens
- Imprint: Vertebrate Publishing
- ISBN: 978-1-910240-65-6
- Rights: Worldwide
- Publication: 16 December 2015
- Edition: First
- Author: Villager Jim
- Classification: Photography and photographs (AJ); Derbyshire and Peak District (1DBKEMD); Wildlife: general interest (WNC); Wildlife: birds and birdwatching (WNCB)
- Size: 250mm x 300mm
- Extent: 160 pages, colour photography throughout
- Cover: Hardback (jacketed)
- Retail price: £25.00
'As with any photographic work there are those images that your eyes skip over and those you find yourself lingering on. In this case, my eyes lingered much more than they skipped. There is no doubt Jim is a talented photographer who has both an eye for composition and an enthusiasm for his work.'
Marc Baldwin, Wildlife Online
'Villager Jim shows our county in all its glory'
'Villager Jim’s Peak District will grace coffee tables up and down the country.'
'This is undoubtedly a coffee table book. With no text, the lavish photos have to speak for themselves – and they certainly do that!'
Nick Brown, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
'It is an impressive, large format collection of over 180 photographs covering landscapes, gardens, farms and wildlife.'
Roly Smith, President of The Outdoor Writers' and Photgrapher's Guild
'Beautiful pictures. A very good coffee table book.'