Egret Regret

This is the best I’ve been able to do with this one. Not a terribly sharp image, but then this fellow was rather more evasive than its friend, the Blue Heron from the previous post. I was having to be quick on the trigger and at full zoom too. Also the light was very strong…

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…

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…