Merlin Falco Columbarius

Last Monday I was driving down the entrance road of Elmley Marshes nature reserve.  In the past I have taken some of my best wader shots along this road, but recently I’ve not had much luck there.  That morning it was foggy when I arrived, with the sun starting to peak through, but I had…

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Mata Mata Turtle, Short Snouted Seahorse and Dogfish

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…

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Spinnaker Tower and Portsmouth at Night

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…

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