Photographing A Swallowtail Butterfly.

After a two-year quest, I finally got my wish to photograph a swallowtail butterfly last year. It involved driving to Strumpshaw Fen, walking down a country lane, standing in a field with lots of other photographers and waiting. Some had folding chairs, some were in camo gear and they all had huge long lenses. When … Continue reading Photographing A Swallowtail Butterfly.

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My Weekend Photo – Featuring Bluebells.

"If I stayed home from school today, we could go and look for bluebells." Nice try, Freya. Nice try. I can't say I wasn't tempted so she definitely knows how to push my buttons. If she's like this at five, goodness knows what she'll be like as a teenager. Anyway, I stayed strong and sent … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring Bluebells.

A Picnic With The Butterflies At Strumpshaw Fen, Norfolk.

It was Freya who suggested a picnic at our old favourite, Strumpshaw Fen, on Sunday - as long as she could take her magnifying glass with her?! While it was warm in the sun it was still pretty cold in the shade so I didn't really expect to see much but almost everywhere we were … Continue reading A Picnic With The Butterflies At Strumpshaw Fen, Norfolk.

My Sunday Photo – September 16th, 2018.

If this is the last butterfly I get to photograph this year, I don't think I'll be too disappointed. The comma, with its jagged wings and wonderful orange colouring, is one of my favourites. Also, I got to see a swallowtail for the first time in May so any butterfly beyond that was just a bonus. … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – September 16th, 2018.