Category Archives: Nature photography

Vapourer moth caterpillar

Sometimes, you just marvel at nature’s creation and the caterpillar of the vapourer moth never fails to impress me! A mass of hair and ‘shaving brushes’ and difficulty in determining which is the head and which is the tail, this is a very impressive beast. I have photographed these caterpillars a few times now, but…

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Emporer Moth on the North York Moors

Today’s shoot was all about the Emperor Moth, a really special inhabitant of the moorland habitat. Although they occur widely in Yorkshire, we decided to do our emperor moth on the North York Moors as we’d seen a likely spot while out looking for ring ouzels a couple of days ago. We easily found a…

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Iceland gull at Bowness on Windermere

I’ve just got back from a weekend in the Lake District where we were based at Bowness-on-Windemere, a small town on the edge of England’s largest lake – Lake Windemere. Each day I would visit the small beach area near the main jetty where the tourists boats set off on their trips around the lake….

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The beast from the east – Winter hits Wakefield

Winter has well and truly arrived with the so called ‘Beast from the East’ weather front blasting in sub-zero temperatures and heavy snow directly from Siberia. I decided to take a break from the commercial photography and head out locally to see what i could do in terms of landscape and wildlife in the snow….

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Season’s Greetings: Red squirrel in falling snow

It’s that time of year again (it comes round so quickly these days!) so I thought I might post a series of seaonal themed images. Here’s one of a red squirrel in falling snow taken a few years ago on a winter photography trip to Scotland.

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