Category Archives: Insects

White-legged damselfy | club-tailed dragonfly | macro photography

Macro photography: White-legged damselfly but no club-tailed dragonfly! Today we made a long journey down to the River Severn in Shropshire to try and catch up with the very scarce and elusive club-tailed dragonfly. Unfortunately, it was not to be and we couldn’t find them anywhere despite teaming up with another dragonfly chaser and trying…

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Brockadale in Infra Red | Fuji X Pro1 infra red conversion | infra red photography

Brockadale photographed in Infra Red The skies were blue with white fluffy clouds all morning today and so after lunch, I decided to head to Brockadale to try out my infra red converted Fuji XPro1 on the landscape and to maybe shoot a few insects with the macro gear. However, by the time I arrived…

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Macro photography | Photographing moths | Angle shades moth

I really enjoy macro photography so when an opportunity like this angle shades comes along, it gives me a great excuse for breaking off from the commercial edits to take a few shots. I was just stepping into the house when I noticed this angle shades roosting on the garden wall. He was quite out…

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Macro photography at Askham Bog | wildflower photography | Yorkshire wildlife photographer

I’ve been enjoying the macro photography of late and decided I need to get out with the camera again to see what i could find. A quick walk around Askham Bog revealed a few butterflies and insects to photograph as well as a few wild plants such as the beautiful water violet but, on the…

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Macro photography: Hawthorn Shield Bug

I came across this adult hawthorn shield bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale) in the garden today and it proved to be a good subject for a bit of macro photography. I really enjoy photographing objects in close-up detail because it gives a completely different view, but insects simply are some of the best subjects for close-up  work as…

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