LAst autumn I managed to get some shots of tandem pair ruddy darters in flight as they were laying eggs. None came out perfect in focus and/or sharpness but they are OK viewed at for web size. I also got a standard perched male shot.
Been editing some of the backlog on my hard drive and came across some shots of slow worms I took last year. This Juvenile sat nicely for me As did this adult.
Here is a video from back in September of the Juvenile red backed shrike that stayed for a few days at West Canvey Marshes. This was the only day with good weather I could get over to see it, early one morning. It was sat in a bush so I put the Pentax Q on…
This week there has been a Juvenile scaup at RSPB West Canvey Marshes. This duck is usually found on the sea, so it was nice to see one on an inland site when I visited yesterday. It was a long way off so I had to use the Pentax q with the adapter and 300mm,…
Here is a timelapse of a sunset I made a few weeks ago.
Back in May, I got the only opportunity to photograph one of my favourite insects, a scorpiongly. Despite that scorpion like tail on the male, they can not sting. They are fantastic exotic looking insects, that feed on dead flies etc, often stealing them from spiders webs!
Back in May I went hunting for some macro subjects in a nettle bed. I came across this mosquito Also there was this nettle weevil.
Here area few photos of a crab spider with its fly prey. It dropped the fly after sucking it dry and posed for a couple more shots.
A few photos off the hard drive, of a 4 legged common frog tadpole, taken in my photographic aquarium. As you can see it was well on its way to becoming a little froglet. Its a subject I hope to improve my photos of next year.
Some photos of a caddisfly larva, taken with my aquarium set up