Here are a few shots of a pond skater a took a few weeks back. These true bugs or heteropterans stand on the surface tension of the water and ‘skate’ across it to catch insects that become trapped in the water. These were all taken using my photographic aquarium, which was full to the brim,…Details
Until this year one species of butterfly that had eluded any good shots was the marbled white. This year I came across one on a knapweed flower in Wat Tyler Country Park. I managed to photograph it as it gripped onto the flower in a breeze. I got various angles between the gusts of wind.Details
As some of you have probably gathered from my recent posts, the beach at Puerto del Carmen was pretty good for co-operative waders. On one morning I found a greenshank, who I managed to creep just close enough to for some nice photos. I got some ‘in the habitat’ shots, which show the volcanic rocks.…Details
I had to post this pic from Donna Nook today. Don’t worry its not stuck, just being curious. Taken with my new 35mm macro.
A quick photo, which sadly isn’t the best. When I was photographing the cattle egrets featured a couple of posts ago, I flushed a bird, which turned out to be a stone curlew, something I had always wanted to see. I was right near the Northern edge of Costa Teguise, which was a surprise as…Details
AFter my trip to Gilfach, I and some friends meet up at Gigrin farm. The weather did not look great and in fact only got more cloudy and darker as the red kite feeding time drew nearer and just sadly continued to get worse as they were fed. However having a camera with good High…Details
I had a trip to the Rhayader area of Wales over the weekend. The first stop was Gilfach Farm where we waited for salmon to jump up the waterfall, but had no luck. I did photograph the water fall though: Although we didn’t see them jumping, I did see 2 female salmon nest building, where…Details