Damselfly close ups

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…

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Greenest government ever? – End of term assessment

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…

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First damsels of the year

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…

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Blue tits in flight

A few eeks ago I had a number of blue tits flying down to food in front of me so decided to have a go at some in flight shots. I was pleased with the results. This following shot is NOT a composite, its 4 coming in at once! I also got some on the…

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