It is definitely competition season at the moment in photographic circles with many Landscape, Nature and Wildlife competitions either opening for 2015 or announcing their winners for 2014. I was very pleased to learn yesterday that one of my photographs has been commended in the 2014 Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition in the Wildlife Insight Category. I was fortunate to win this competition in 2013 in the Spirit of Adventure Category for a photograph of mountain climbers near the summit in an approaching storm and it is a great thrill to have my work recognised again this year with a commendation for the Wildlife Insight Category. The photograph I chose to enter was of an Arctic Fox stalking a gull from behind a snow drift. I took this photograph early last year in winter in the extreme north east of Iceland in a place only accessible by boat. This particular image was taken with the Canon EOS1DX and Canon 600mm F4L IS MKII.