I’ve been doing a lot of pond creature photography in the last few weeks, mainly due to doing a lot of pond dipping at work, and one nice find was the water scorpion nymph, which shed its skin. I got some shots without the skin too. and close ups If you are interested in photographing…Details
A few shots of a couple of male migrant hawkers I photographed recently. This male was pretty cooperative, if perched a little high to compose a shot with easily, so I had to use live view with my arms at full stretch. I stayed long enough for a wide angle shot. I later found a…Details
If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter you probably know by now that I had an image Highly Commended in the British Wildlife Photography Awards this year, a rather special moment for me as its the first tike I’ve had any real success in a national competition, having only been shortlisted the last two…Details
A few more aquarium shots, of one of the diving beetle larvae I found last week. It was from a pond that had dried out for a few day before being refilled 3 weeks ago, but these larvae either hid in the mud or have grown fast, as they were 2cm long already! EDIT –…Details
Some recent posts on a Facebook page and on the Wild About Britain forum, as well as finding some aquatic caterpillars on some of the currently daily pond dips at work, made me realise I never posted (or even uploaded) my photos of these interesting creatures. These are the caterpillars of one of the china…Details
A few more aquarium photography shost, this time of a large red damselfly nymph that recently shed its skin. If you are interested in photographing freshwater invertebrates, why not come along to my Pond creature photography tuition at Wat Tyler Country Park. More details here and you can Contact me for more details and to…Details
Here are some close ups of a water stick insect I photographed a while back.
If you are interested in photographing freshwater invertebrates, why not come along to my Pond creature photography tuition at Wat Tyler Country Park. More details here and you can Contact me for more details and to book.
I spent a weekend last month around Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire and unsurprisingly photographed plenty of gannets. Here a re a few of the shots