Some photos taken using my photographic aquarium of a pirate spider Piraticus sp. This spider can be found around and sometimes on the surface of ponds. This one was flashing its fangs while on the water. This species should not be confused with the much larger raft spiders. This is another species to blog in…Details
As I have mentioned previously, last weekend I gave a couple of talks on sea creatures and how I’ve photographed them at Portsmouth Blue Reef Aquarium. For those who haven’t been, I would recommend it. It is not a large aquarium, but it does have some interesting stuff I haven’t seen elsewhere. One of these…Details
After seeing the purple sandpipers I tried something a bit different to usual, a landscape of sorts: a nice sunset over the Solent. I like to dabble in night photography, so had a go at capturing the view over Portsmouth, looking over from the Blue Reef Aquarium. And used my long lens to get a…Details
On Sunday I gave 2 talks at Portsmouth Aquarium and while there I went to look for the Purple sandpipers on the sea wall at Southsea Castle. Afterwards, just before the sunset I managed a few shots of them. The sun was literally just above to slipping below the horizon, so these are taken at…Details
When in Kefalonia last May we popped to Livadi for a few hours and I found a number of toadlets, that turned out to be young Green toads Bufo viridis.
In the warm sun they didn’t sit and pose well but I got some nice enough shots.
Thought I’d finally broken my 2013 photography duck today (I haven’t taken a decent photo outside this year) when a fox came out a posed in the sun. Sadly as you can see it has a poorly eye and possibly a touch of mange. That said it seemed pretty healthy otherwise, walking (and running when…Details