Before the Start

Natural History

I have been doing quite a lot of background reading concerning the numerous species that I have been photographing lately, the sources of information have been book based. Thankfully I have these resources, but looking through a number of wildlife conservation web sites, I am amazed how bereft of detail, salient facts or wider biodiversity ….  Read More

Moths in June

Wildlife Encounters

Several friends have mentioned that they have seen Privet Hawk Moths this year, up until today I had only had sight of their camera phone images. Going into the greenhouse this morning, I heard what I thought was a butterfly, either trapped in a spiders web or unable to struggle free from my mess of ….  Read More

Animal Encounters

Wildlife Encounters

For any photographer working in the countryside and trying to capture something a little different, there are often completely surprising encounters. Taking advantage of a damp drizzle and generally wet day, I wanted to find some Brown Hares tucked away from the murky conditions.    I have some favourite haunts, but after an hour of ….  Read More