I was bullied for being autistic but photographing animals helped me | Metro News

By Alfie Bowen Monday 17 Aug 2020 10:30 am

I had been watching three rhinos up close for two hours at Africa Alive! safari park in Suffolk and nothing had really happened, they were happily grazing and paying little attention to me. Suddenly, sparks flew, and all three began charging around. It was an amazing experience. My heart was pounding and all of the hairs stood up on my arms as these magnificent animals galloped and grunted. Luckily, I remembered to press the button on my camera to get one of my favourite shots which I titled The Charge. My career as a wildlife photographer was born out of my obsession with animals. As a kid, I would spend hours watching documentaries, reading my animal encyclopaedia or researching online.

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