In The Pink

I know I’ve posted a lot of animal shots over the last few days, but I can’t help myself – at least they’ve all been of different creatures, so hopefully you don’t mind too much? ...

The Ural Owl

Named after the Russian mountain range in which it was first identified, this large owl actually lives across a lot of Northern Europe. What did this image teach me? That sometimes you have to be ...

Karma Chameleon

This is a Parson’s Chameleon, and I like the way the stripes stand out on its back – they seem to be much more prominent in black and white. What did this image teach me? ...

The Bowing Crane

This is a rather elegant Sarus Crane (or Antigone Antigone if we want to get all Linnaeus about it), bowing its head in the low, golden sunlight. What did this image teach me? That I ...

Golden Glass

Chandeliers are fascinating, such intricate glass work reflecting light all around. This close up focuses on just a single “dangly bit” in all its glory… What did this image teach me? That finding a way ...

Strawberry Poison

This Strawberry Poison Dart Frog is one of those infamous South American amphibians that looks cute but is very poisonous. What did this image teach me? Oophaga pumilio is the scientific name for this species ...

Photo Shoot

Here’s a small collection of images from a recent photo shoot – getting in some more practice photographing people What did these images teach me? That using a wide angle lens to shoot portraits is ...

The Sepia Flooding

Another shot of the Somerset Levels under flood water – this one taken on my phone. What did this image teach me? That I needed to buy a new set of wellies – as my ...

The Ginger Cow

Highland cows have a certain charm that you don’t often see in a cow… don’t you think? What did this image teach me? That removing hundreds of tiny flies in post production is a fun ...