Macro photography of a red insect, extremely close up called a velvet mite

Experience nature through a new lens

Key information

12 June & 16 July 10.00 - 12noon


Richmond Park



Explore hidden worlds and unseen beauty

Discover hidden worlds and natures unseen beauty with a macro photography lesson led by guest expert Max Mudie.

Learn tips and tricks from a professional macro photographer before heading out into the park with the Help Nature Thrive team to see what images of nature we can capture using our mobile phones and macro lenses. 

This 1.5-2hr interactive session for adults only.

It will involve an indoor ‘introduction to macro photography on mobile phones’ by Max Mudie, followed by an outdoor flora and fauna walk in the park with the Help Nature Thrive team.

Extreme close up of a tiny crap spider

Dates & Times





12 June 2024 Richmond Park 10.00-12.00 Join waitlist
16 July 2024 Bushy Park 10.00-12.00 Join waitlist 


Please note:

  • This Help Nature Thrive event is free to attend, thanks to the support of players of People’s Postcode Lottery
  • This walk is for adults with an interest in learning more about the natural world and will involve a gentle stroll through the park lasting up to 1.5 hours. These walks are being delivered as part of The Royal Parks’ Help Nature Thrive programme. 
  • Please note that these free tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis. If the event is listed as sold out, then unfortunately all the tickets have now been allocated. 
  • For any other questions please contact Help Nature Thrive via email:
  • There may be a photographer taking photos of the event on behalf of The Royal Parks. These photos may be used on social media and shared with our funders. If you do not wish to be in the photos, please tell a member of staff. Please see our privacy policy for details on how we process photographs.