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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...

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.

Perched Buzzard

Perched Buzzard

Usually I'm desperately trying to get close to these birds without spooking them but on this occasion it found us!

Roe Deer

Roe Deer

Even though these Roe Deer live local to me I've only seen them on a few occasions. Always a lovely sight!

Juvenile Blackbird

Juvenile Blackbird

I spent a couple hours trying to photograph baby rabbits without much luck, but this curious bird was foraging around in front of me.

Buzzard in evening light

Buzzard in evening light

A shy bird. I managed to capture this image walking the lanes near my home and using the hedgerow as a natural hide.

Female Pheasant

Female Pheasant

These birds are incredibly good at camouflaging in long grass. I think she spotted me as quickly as I spotted her before she disappeared.