This Chilean Flamingo lives in Paignton Zoo, and thanks to the easing of the Covid-19 lockdown measures Zoos will be able to re-open again from the 15th of June. I cannot wait to revisit this place, it’s one of my[…]
Though perhaps commonly known to be in the onion family, the word “alium” is actually Latin for garlic. There are many species of alium, including onions, shallots, leeks, chives, and yes… garlic. What did this image teach me? You see[…]
– I know I’ve posted a few flower photos recently (and there will be more to come) but hopefully you don’t mind?
Another day, another black and white flower photograph (I make no apologies for enjoying some black and white imagery!) What did this image teach me? I really enjoy black and white photography and flowers make for a very good monochromatic[…]
Foxgloves, or Digitalis if you prefer, are beautiful plants than range in colour from purples, pinks, whites, and yellows. There are 20 species of them. I think they also look good in black and white. What did this image teach[…]
I think there’s something of a “wild west” feel to this shot – to me at least. A kind of Mexican stand off, I can almost hear the spaghetti western music. What did this image teach me? Don’t mess with[…]
Ok, I am the first to admit that this isn’t the most beautiful creature on this earth, but it is fascinating. This caterpillar won’t grow up into a butterfly or moth, oh no… it will become a fly. A sawfly[…]
This amazing and slightly alien looking plant, is known as Kniphofia (or more commonly “red-hot poker” due to its flame-like colouring). And this secondary photo is of the same plant, only in black and white What did this image teach[…]
These fantastic water birds are very good at walking / running on water whenever the need arises. What did this image teach me? Timing is…. … …. ….. ….. …… ……… …everything.
Here’s a beautiful, bright red rose. Why? Why not! What did this image teach me? Rose aren’t Red, Violet’s aren’t Blue, Some poems don’t rhyme, Like this one. And that’s ok too!