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I had to head up to Pately Bridge to undertake an ecologocal survey on a barn at dusk, so I decided to head up there early and try for some photos of moorland birds and mammals in the late evening sun. The grouse were there in plenty but none really played ball until one perched […]

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The warm spring sunshine tempted me away from editing commercial photography shoots to head over to do some insect photography at Brockadale. There were plenty of butterflies on the wing, including brimstone, orange tip and large white and plenty of whitethroats in full song. Across the valley, the soft purring of a turtle dove was […]

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So 2016 has slipped out of the back door and my first trip out with a camera in 2017 netted me beared tits at Old Moor RSPB reserve not far from my home! There’s been a few of these birds around for the past 12months or so but only in small numbers and I’ve never […]

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This morning delivered a hoar frost to finish the year and I tried to make the most of the super light and glistening branches as I dashed round the village looking for subjects. There is a green lane that runs from my village to the neighbouring village and this presnted a perfect subject for the […]

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With overnight temperatures of around -3dg and clear skies, it was inevitable that there would be a hard ground frost this morning and so I decided to make the most of the wetaher and headed for a frosty day at Nostell Priory. I travelled light with just the D500 and 200-500VR lens with a 1.4x […]

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