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My plan for this morning was to spend some time using my pinhole camera to capture some colour among the flower beds in Audley End’s parterre garden. Sadly, the…

Like a ballerina ... The common fly Carpenter bee The carpenter bee belongs to the Xylocopa family. They are solitary bees and they nest by tunneling in dead…

I was inspired by a photo that was shared in the community today and I decided to dig up some insect pictures since the bugs are returning after a cold dormant…

He was on the outside. I was on the inside. He looks mechanical. He looks scary. Glad I was on the inside. Been stung by them before. Not a lot of fun. But fun…

Like many other butterfly species, the gatekeepers have successful seasons and others where they seem more scarce. They are not always easy to differentiate…

When taking wildlife photographs, I think there is always a fine balance between isolating the subject and putting the subject in context. I have some…

In Britain the painted lady does not survive our winters, so the ones we see are either visitors from the continent or their offspring. Most years a small…

I’ve been addicted to Macro photography for a long time. For as much as I love it, the normal methods tend to get boring. To make things more challenging I…

Many of our Cambridgeshire woodlands provide an ideal habitat and setting for the photography of butterflies. Gamlingay Wood is on a clay soil which makes paths…

I sat and watched this little bee for 30 minutes at least. Going from flower to flower. He would crawl around collecting pollen then tuck it under his wings and…

This ladybug has lost it, or maybe it need glasses. Somebody has to tell it, it is a nut and srew it is hugging. Or maybe the bug is just a nutcase. Spotted…
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