First damsels of the year

Yesterday I was walking around Wat Tyler Country Park, trying out my new macro rig, with the windy conditions causing some frustration. Wandering into a more sheltered area I saw the delicate fluttering of a large insect, and unlike those on previous days it was not a cranefly, but a lovely red damselfly. I got…

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Blue tits in flight

A few eeks ago I had a number of blue tits flying down to food in front of me so decided to have a go at some in flight shots. I was pleased with the results. This following shot is NOT a composite, its 4 coming in at once! I also got some on the…

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Dunnocks

As I mentioned in my previous post I’ve spent some time photographing small birds on the ground. My main target was dunnocks. I was trying to get one in the sun with a clean background. This was half way there. But this one ticked both boxes! Related posts: Blue tit Ground beetle Large red damselfly…

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Blue tit

Ive spent I few sunny days at the RSPB feeders at Wat Tyler CP, trying to get photos of the birds on the ground. Among the birds that came down were blue tits. I liked the pose of the blue tit having a look around A more typical pose. And one having a good look…

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