A quick one photo post:
A few photos from 2012 of a Migrant hawker dragonfly in flight
I’ve been playing with white backgrounds with my pond creature photography and I’m getting some OK results so far. Here is a Wasp (great) Diving Beetle.
2013 has been a funny old year. It started of slow and with the cold spring and late start to summer, combined with me being busy moving house and completeing a Forest School Qualification, I didn’t spend as long out taking photgraphs as I have in previous years (well it feels like I didn’t!). It…
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…
While in the Cairngorms in March, I kept going past lovely clear and clean rivers and streams, or I should say burns being that it was Scotland, and being me I couldn’t help but wonder what was in there. Lots it turned out! I’ve posted photos of the Pedicia hairy cranefly larva already and have…
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.
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!
Back in May I went hunting for some macro subjects in a nettle bed. I came across this mosquito Also there was this nettle weevil.