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…

WPC – Relax

There is nothing relaxing about taking a picture of a bee alighting on a flower only to relax for the briefest of moments, if bees are able to relax at all. The relaxation of producing this kind of image only comes afterward when one can exhale and unfreeze all muscles, and then only once the…

Daisy, Daisy…

In more recent times I have been taking a lot of photos of flowers. I was an obsessively keen gardener for many years. Having grown up with a father who was a garden designer, horticulturist and parks manager for a couple of big London parks, flowers and plants were just part of my everyday life,…