Man holding photography exhibition in Great Missenden after near death experience

Examples of Drew Burnett's work

Examples of Drew Burnett's work

Examples of Drew Burnett's work

Examples of Drew Burnett's work

Examples of Drew Burnett's work

Examples of Drew Burnett's work

First published in News Bucks Free Press: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

A NEAR death experience whilst on honeymoon has led to a man from Great Missenden having a complete career change, taking pictures of wildlife across the world.

Drew Burnett and his wife Leigh were on honeymoon just north of Norway when a huge chunk of ice fell from an Arctic glacier during a sightseeing cruise - sending giant tidal waves on to the deck.

Drew, 35, was forced to throw himself on to his wife to stop her from being swept away in the freezing-cold water.

After suffering head injuries, Drew was unable to return to work in the city and he has since embarked on a new career as a wildlife photographer and he will be exhibiting his work this weekend.

He said: “I am really looking forward to the exhibition. It was difficult after the accident but I got back into photography and I really enjoy it.”

The exhibition will be held at Great Missenden memorial Centre from Friday, April 18 to Monday, April 21 from 10am to 5pm.

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