While in Cairngorms in March I suffered an external Hard Drive failure and had to spend a day sorting out recovering files etc. But luckily for me a Song Thrush posed in the garden close than I’d ever seen one and allowed some nice shots of it sunbathing. Related posts: Magpie vs Mistle Thrush video…Details
The Northern damselfly or Spearhead Bluet Coenagrion hastulatum is a species found only in the Highlands of Scotland in the UK, so when I was up there this March I headed to a known site for them with my pond net to see what I could find. It turned out to be pretty easy to…Details
A few SHots of a Tabanus Horsefly I managed to get close to.
In one of my recent pond creature photogrpahy session, I got what I believe is my best shot yet of a Newt Tadpole If you are interested in photographing freshwater invertebrates, why not come along to my Pond creature photography tuition at Wat Tyler Country Park. More details here and you can Contact me for…Details
I’ve been doing a lot of pond creature photography in the last few weeks, mainly due to doing a lot of pond dipping at work, and one nice find was the water scorpion nymph, which shed its skin. I got some shots without the skin too. and close ups If you are interested in photographing…Details
A few shots of a couple of male migrant hawkers I photographed recently. This male was pretty cooperative, if perched a little high to compose a shot with easily, so I had to use live view with my arms at full stretch. I stayed long enough for a wide angle shot. I later found a…Details
If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter you probably know by now that I had an image Highly Commended in the British Wildlife Photography Awards this year, a rather special moment for me as its the first tike I’ve had any real success in a national competition, having only been shortlisted the last two…Details