Snowdonia National Park In All It’s Winter Glory

Well that was the plan. But I hadn’t anticipated two things. One the weather and two “She Who Must Be Obeyed” having Christmas week plans that did not involve photography. So I’ve not been out in the National Park and the weather has been very mild. So no snow, not even a frost to speak... Continue Reading →

Wild Bird Photography–What A Malarkey

I’ve come to the conclusion that wild bird photography is not for me. Standing around or sitting in a cold hide waiting for something special to land on a branch long enough that you can photograph it. Take yesterday for instance. A bright sunny day, not much wind, perfect for a bit of bird photography.... Continue Reading →

The Number 11 Bus

This post has got absolutely nothing to do with a bus but it’s like the old saying, “You wait hours for a number 11 bus and then three come along all at once”. This post is rather like that. I’ve not written anything all week and having just completed the Weekly Challenge post I then... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Morning

It’s 6:55 am and I’ve just stirred. Got a lot to do today. Sort through a load of photographs I’ve took yesterday with the new Olympus Lens, the M Zuiko Digital ED 75-300mm f4.8-6.7 II. I’ve bought it specifically for wildlife and those low flying aircraft that fly through the valleys here in North Wales.... Continue Reading →

52/2013 Week 37

Wildlife photography, you either love it or hate it. Most of the time I hate it. It can be so frustrating and most of the time I shoot quantity over quality. But occasionally I get something I like, like this Meerkat. OK!  It’s shot in a zoo, but it can be just as demanding there... Continue Reading →

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