Author: Jim Dobsons
Hardback publication date: 14 Dec 2015
Hardback ISBN: 9781910240656
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.
‘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
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