Tag Archives: Yorkshire nature photographer

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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Bearded tits at Old Moor – a great start to the year

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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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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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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West Yorkshire wildlife photographer | Yorkshire landscape & nature photographer

West Yorkshire wildlife photographer: Chaffinch in flight As a West Yorkshire wildlife photographer, I am always looking for something new to shoot. Today I spent a bit of time attempting to photograph small birds arriving at the feeders and despite a great deal of frustration, I managed the odd shot I’m pleased with. This is…

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