Swan on the Sea

This swan was enjoying itself on the water, soaking up a little sunshine. What did this image teach me? Swans can live on the sea – who knew?! Ok, so technically this bird and its ...

Green Peacock

Sticking with the bird theme for another day, here is a rather haughty looking Green Peacock. What did this image teach me? That there’s more than one type of peacock out there! Who knew? Probably ...

White-faced Whistling Duck

As the title says, these two birds are white-faced whistling ducks. They’re small water birds with very cute faces and a delightful whistle for a call. No quacks here! What did this image teach me? ...

Cheetah

Here’s a rather fuzzy looking cheetah staring into the distance… What did this image teach me? Everyone knows that these cats are fast, really fast – but did you know that they can go from ...

Bright Bird

This gull has taken full ownership of an old red telephone box. Mine! Mine! What did this image teach me? You don’t want to mess with a possessive gull.

The Komodo Queen

This is a portrait of a Komodo Dragon, the largest lizard species in the world. Isn’t she pretty? What did this image teach me? I learned several things: That a Komodo Dragon’s bite contains poison, ...

Crocus Close

Found in the garden, poking up to show that Spring is just around the corner. What did this image teach me? This photo was taken on one of my favourite old cameras, a Canon EOS ...

Dried Flower

Even when dry and seemingly “dead” this flower is beautiful, set against the peaceful waters of the lake at Stourhead. What did this image teach me? That flowers make for interesting photography subjects, even “out ...

A Shock of Red Feathers

This is the unmistakable head of a Red-Crowned Crane (also known as the Japanese Crane), it is one of the rarest cranes in the world. What did this image teach me? Cranes feature in quite ...