David Yarrow explains why black and white is best

(Image credit: David Yarrow)

A new film sets out to show the creative process of renown wildlife photographer David Yarrow. Best known for his stunning, black and white portraits of the animal kingdom the short documentary was filmed in November 2018 on an expedition to the island of South Georgia in the southern Atlantic Ocean.

Produced by Abraham Joffe ACS and the team behind Netflix’s acclaimed series ‘Tales by Light’, film shows one of the world’s most remote locations documented the natural spectacles on show. This land of peaked mountain ranges and unspoiled beaches is strewn with fur seal colonies, battling elephant seals and hundreds of thousands of king penguins.

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.