On a recent visit to Bowers Marsh I was enjoying the singing skylarks and corn buntings as I walked along the path when I realised one of the corn buntings was singing in a hawthorn bush ahead. Unfortunately it was between me and the sun. I took some shots (which didn’t really come out) and…Details
Back in February a fox was appearing regularly at a local site so managed to photograph it a few times. On this particular occasion it was pouring with rain and after 10 minutes I was soaked through, but rather than give up like a sane person would I figured “well I’m wet anyway” and waited.…Details
In the last couple of weeks the macro season has got into full swing with damselflies in particular now out in good numbers. I have managed to find some Damselflies that posed well enough for close ups, including this large red damselfly. Including a photo showing the underside of the thorax. I also got this…Details
A couple of shots of a 3 spined stickleback fry I photographed last week
Before David Cameron was elected he was keen to push his green credentials with his infamous hug a husky photo op and declaring he would lead the “greenest government ever.” So how have this government fared? Well they have: Slashed Natural England’s (the government’s wildlife and conservation body) budget by 30%, straight after they came to…Details
Yesterday I was walking around Wat Tyler Country Park, trying out my new macro rig, with the windy conditions causing some frustration. Wandering into a more sheltered area I saw the delicate fluttering of a large insect, and unlike those on previous days it was not a cranefly, but a lovely red damselfly. I got…Details
Some photos of an azure damselfly nymph.
Some photos of the pond olive mayfly nymph I took using my photographic aquarium.