As I have mentioned previously, last weekend I gave a couple of talks on sea creatures and how I’ve photographed them at Portsmouth Blue Reef Aquarium. For those who haven’t been, I would recommend it. It is not a large aquarium, but it does have some interesting stuff I haven’t seen elsewhere. One of these…Details
I’ve been processing some of my backlog recently and I came across these photos of turnstones at Reculver in Kent. I managed to get it feeding on a mussel And stretching its wings. Related posts: Oystercatcher hammers mussel video Golden plover and dunlin in the snow Oystercatchers at Filey Brigg Pond skater and backswimmer feeding…Details
After seeing the purple sandpipers I tried something a bit different to usual, a landscape of sorts: a nice sunset over the Solent. I like to dabble in night photography, so had a go at capturing the view over Portsmouth, looking over from the Blue Reef Aquarium. And used my long lens to get a…Details
On Sunday I gave 2 talks at Portsmouth Aquarium and while there I went to look for the Purple sandpipers on the sea wall at Southsea Castle. Afterwards, just before the sunset I managed a few shots of them. The sun was literally just above to slipping below the horizon, so these are taken at…Details
When in Kefalonia last May we popped to Livadi for a few hours and I found a number of toadlets, that turned out to be young Green toads Bufo viridis. In the warm sun they didn’t sit and pose well but I got some nice enough shots. Related posts: Green Toad Bufo viridis in Kefalonia…Details
Thought I’d finally broken my 2013 photography duck today (I haven’t taken a decent photo outside this year) when a fox came out a posed in the sun. Sadly as you can see it has a poorly eye and possibly a touch of mange. That said it seemed pretty healthy otherwise, walking (and running when…Details
After all the bad press, here is simply a photo of a fox, having a yawn.