August 2016

Image of the Week: Speckled Wood

It ended up being another glorious week here, and so the insects have been out in force once more. A butterfly that has been missing from my portfolio so far this year has been the Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria) butterfly, but this weekend I managed to track some down, and put that right... (more)

Tutorial: Insect Safari

I've been asked quite a few times about how I shoot my insect macros, and have explained more than once or twice in various forums. However, now that I have a location to put all of my photography related information, namely here, I thought I'd collate the information and create a tutorial, based upon my own experiences! So, here goes... (more)

Image of the Week: Bumblebee on Zinnia

It has been another glorious week here in the South of England, and the insects have once again been out in force enjoying the warm weather and lovely sunshine... (more)

Image of the Week: Seedy Allium

This week we're starting off in my garden, with this very photogenic Drumstick Allium (Allium sphaerocephalon), pictured in front of a hanging basket full of Petunia 'Night Sky' blooms... (more)

Image of the Week: Alien

It's not often you find a bona fide alien in your garden, but that's what I thought I'd found when I was cutting down some large Iris leaves last week... (more)