All posts filed under: Animals

3/52 Hound dog eyes!

Who could resist those dopey spaniel eyes?  And, what a good boy he was (though treats might have had something to do with it).  The biggest challenge was getting him to sit in the precise spot for the flash, then look up adoringly. Though versed […]


52 Photo Challenge 1/52

It’s been a while since I’ve given myself a photographic challenge.  Some of you will remember this website was set up in 2015 for a 365 project which tested my commitment to it’s limits. But, I made it.   My work patterns have changed in […]

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Aerial Combat

Nature is cruel and awesome all at the same time. I watched a raven grab a razorbill chick and find itself under aerial attack from a great black backed gull.   I was both horrified and keen to capture the action. Canon 7D MKII with […]

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If puffins could talk

Not satisfied with 4 hours on the Scottish Island of Lunga photographing puffins, I also spent 3 nights on the magical, wild island of Skokholm off the coast of Pembrokeshire. Skokholm is home to 90,000 breeding pairs of manx shearwaters, 2000 pairs of breeding storm […]


Wildlife on Lunga

On my latest visit to Scotland and the Isle of Mull, I made the obligatory trip to the Treshnish Isles where you can wander amongst the puffins, breath in the sulphuric stench of guano from thousands of seabirds, rub shoulders with razorbills, guillemots and kittiwakes, […]