Dipped Red

  I might have mentioned previously how easily I get sidetracked, however sometimes it’s a good thing yielding interesting results. The above image was a product of such a veer in an unintended direction as I searched my archives for TIFF files, mostly to try and make more room on my external hard-drives. I failed…

Three Days of Dublin Summer

I’m often at a bit of a loss as to what to post here as I seem to have a very broad range of subjects that I photograph, and that I have photographed over the years. For the past couple of weeks I have been dedicating my time to my Dublin pictures, taken last May…

WPC – Anticipation – The Boy and the Dragon Egg

With anticipation the imagination hatches some wonderful things, like an embryonic dragon curled up inside the wrinkled dark shell of an exotic egg-shaped avocado, and guarded over momentarily by an eager young boy anticipating his new parental role. My own anticipation swelled as my visit to see the Dragon Boy came closer, and finally I…

WPC – Relax #2

In the interest of keeping to the theme of this week’s challenge, here’s another not very relaxed but most beautiful of bugs caught between wing-beats. Incidentally I have been chasing the huge yellow and blue Tigertail butterflies all year in the hope of getting a good shot. They dance around in the air in very…