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. Related posts: Egg laying and mating ruddy darters Garden spider…Details
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. Related posts: First slow worms of the year Migrant Hawker in flight and slow worm Chaetogaster limnaei worm on a Ramshorn Snail Slow…Details
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,…Details
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! Related posts: Water Scorpion Nepa cinerea Water scorpion…Details
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. Related posts: Water spider, small red damselfly larva and…Details
Some photos of a caddisfly larva, taken with my aquarium set up Related posts: Cloen dipterum Mayfly nymph, Agraylea multipunctata Micro caddisfly larva and wandering snail Water louse, bloodworm, Rhantus suturalis diving beetle and Limnephilus rhombicus caddisfly larva Pygmy Backswimmer Plea minutissima, Water Flea and Limnephilus caddisfly larva Berosus water beetle, Rhantus diving beetle and…Details