Some more shots on Lanzarote. First thing almost every morning, as the sun came up, I headed down to the beach. It was when the ebach was emptiest which meant not only was there more wildlife around, but it was also safer to be walking around with a long lense. On this particular mornign I…Details
Here are some rockpool creature photos. Taken in my photographic aquarium, I caught these on Broadhaven beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales. First up is the shanny: At one point it demonstrated its ability to glup air. There was also a young wrasse, but I’m not sure what species. I also photographed a common rockpool find, a…Details
A quick photo from Pitsea landfill site, one of my favs from the evening there:
On Sunday I went up to Norfolk with my friend Dave on a seal photographing day. Our forst stop was the boat trip to Blakeney point, which we just caught after a long search for breakfast. I got some nice shot from the boat using my DA*300mm and sometimes my 1.7x convertor. This common seal…Details
More from my pond photography back in February. This time the backswimmer or greater water boatman photos. These insects are one of the true bugs (heteroptera) a group of insects characterised by their mouthparts which have fused into a proboscis. You can see it clearly in this photo. I also got a couple of new…Details
I’ve finally got round to editing some photos from a pond photography session back in February. This included some of my best photos of phantom midge.
Yesterday I photographed some of the creatures that turned up in a quick dip of a slightly brackish to freshwater ditch in Wat Tyler CP. Here I found what I’m pretty sure is Berosus signaticoillis a type of water scavenger beetle. It is possibly another species but Im pretty sure it is one of the…Details
When at Goring back in the summer I came across this mayfly (presumably already dead) being eaten by a cream spot ladybird. They normally feed on aphids and psyllids but this one obviously fancied a bigger meal! More on the cream spot ladybird on the UK ladybird survey websiteDetails