Last month I spent some time at The RSPB feeders and I got what I think are my best blue tit shots.
A video filmed with my Penatx Q and DA*300mm of some Redshank, greenshank, curlew and spotted redshank at Wat Tyler Country Park
A quick one photo post:
A few photos from 2012 of a Migrant hawker dragonfly in flight
The water louse is a common species found in many still and slow flowing aquatic habitats (including polluted ones), but it is not photographed very often, even when compared to other pond creatures. This is probably due to their habit of diving for cover or the corner of the photographic aquarium. Last winter I tried…
Last week was my first attempt at some aquatic invertebrate photograph for a while, but I got some nice shots. This diving beetle larvae ended up posing well. Got a few close ups too
Last week I got out the photographic aquarium after a long break from photographing any freshwater creatures, and I got some nice photos of some large red damselfly nymphs. They are quite well developed, which isn’t surprising as this species is the first to emerge in the UK, some years starting in April or even…
LAst autumn I managed to get some shots of tandem pair ruddy darters in flight as they were laying eggs. None came out perfect in focus and/or sharpness but they are OK viewed at for web size. I also got a standard perched male shot.
Here is a timelapse of a sunset I made a few weeks ago.
Back in May, I got the only opportunity to photograph one of my favourite insects, a scorpiongly. Despite that scorpion like tail on the male, they can not sting. They are fantastic exotic looking insects, that feed on dead flies etc, often stealing them from spiders webs!