Comma Butterfly

Butterflies can be challenging, rarely sitting still for very long, and not keen to have a lens in their face, so it’s a treat when one poses for…

Crow

This crow just happened to be perched close by for some time, while I rattled off a whole bunch of shots hoping I’d get something worthwhile out of…

Ladybird Forsythia

This little ladybird wandered around the leaves of a Forsythia bush, getting covered in pollen. The colours were too good to resist. Details: Canon EOS 1200D, manual mode,…

Mooncloud

Mooncloud. The original was one of a series taken in daylight against a blue sky as a patch of cloud passed in front of the moon, converted to…

Ribbon Grass

The wrinkled end of a long piece of ribbon grass, viewed close up, which presented an unusual and interesting shape and colours. Details: Canon EOS 1200D, manual mode,…

Blue Tit In Camouflage

Blue tit, wearing camouflage. Lovely bright yellows in this shot. I happened to be looking around the garden with my camera in hand, turned and saw this blue…

Snail in Grass

I keep coming back to this simple shot of a snail in grass and it’s become something of a personal favourite. There’s nothing exceptional about it, just a…

Blue Tit on Bars

This shot has been on my hard drive for some time and it’s only recently, sorting through my photos, that I’ve come to appreciate it. For me the…

Chaffinch at the Feeder

One of several similar shots taken in recent weeks, this chaffinch has been a regular visitor to the feeder. Getting a shot was very much a trial and…

Robin in the Snow

What’s not to like about a robin in the snow? We haven’t had much snow in recent years, so it was worth waiting patiently in the garden for…

Morning Song

Grateful thanks to this little dunnock for turning up at the right time and making this photo. I happened to be outside my back door, checking the camera…

World of Colour

This little beetle could pass unnoticed in the garden, being so small. I spotted it while I was looking around for flowers to take photos of, a tiny…