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Science Photographer of the Year - Interviews

You don't always need expensive equipment and high tech devices to create amazing images. Listen to some of the stories behind the images with these fascinating talks from past entrants.

Photography student Ella Main tells how an experiment with magnetic oil and a glow-stick turned into a prize-winning photograph.

Physicist Richard Germain explains how photography helps him explore and share his passion for how the World works through photographing safety pins.

In this recording retired television engineer Ray Urwin ARPS explains how, and more crucially why, he managed to photograph a banana being electrocuted.

Find out how Kym Cox ARPS became one of the World’s best bubble photographers helping scientists understand these fascinating yet everyday things.