I am sure my interest in photography originated with my father running the darkroom of a Spitfire Squadron in the 2nd World War. Because of  this there was a camera and some darkroom equipment which allowed me to at least spark what proved in my teens to be an un-affordable interest.
Later in life with a digital camera and a concern for wildlife and nature whilst living in relative proximity to some of the last complete  ecosystems, it has been a natural outcome to become passionate about appreciating and recording some of that experience