Andy Rouse is a positive thinking, professional wildlife photographer and animal hugger who advocates the benefits of nature and photography for mental health and well being. Throughout 2020 lockdown he inspired countless thousands of people worldwide with his motivational social media posts, YouTube videos and ideas about working with local wildlife to keep positive.
Andy has won over 30 major international awards for his photography, received the Cherry Kearton medal from the Royal Geographical Society for services to wildlife photography and supports conservation causes worldwide. He loves to inspire others about wildlife and regularly gives online chats to wildlife groups and schools, plus hosting has own online photography club WildBunch.
You can follow Andy’s work on social media @wildmanrouse.