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Buzzard on the Hunt

Buzzard on the Hunt

I've been keeping my eye on this spot over the last few weeks as I've seen a couple of Buzzards hunting in this area quite regularly. I was lucky to get 10 minutes watching them swoop down from the trees. I'm not sure what it was going for, but it spotted something in...

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Male Chaffinch

Male Chaffinch

Some warm morning light this morning picking out the reddish feather detail on this lovely bird.

Running Crab Spider

Running Crab Spider

Well spring has sprung and what the difference a week in weather can make. After a couple of days of sunshine the garden is once again buzzing with insects and spiders so I couldn't resist having a play with the macro lens. I'm no expert at identifying species but I...

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Taken on a walk in some local woodland.

Aphid macro

Aphid macro

January has been a bit of a wet start to the year, but a good chance to brush up on some macro photography technique. This was taken with a Laowa 25mm f/2.8 5X macro lens which is fully manual to use but has incredible magnification and detail. Depth of field at this...

Icy New Year

Icy New Year

Well an icy, if not happy new year, and an early walk into the woods to capture some macro shots of the ice.

Morning Light

Morning Light

I was actually driving somehwere else for a bit of photography, when I passed this scene and quickly pulled over and legged it down the road before the light vanished.

The Dark Menace

The Dark Menace

Most people see crows as a menace in the garden, but I like them. They always have a villainous look about them and somehow seem more intelligent than the other birds. They don't gorge at the feeders and make a mess either, they just seem to take what they need and...

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker

The decline of insects in Autumn have brought the Great Spotted Woodpecker back to the feeders.

Canadian Goose in Flight

Canadian Goose in Flight

After putting it off for 2 years I've finally made the change to mirrorless after hearing good stuff about the recent firmware updates from Nikon. I wanted to give the Nikon Z6 autofocus system a good test on fast moving subjects so thought birds in flight would be a...

Buddleia Bee

Buddleia Bee

Not my best insect photo but I did like the out of focus colours.