There’s still life in the old creek yet

These days we've been walking the creek and around the local lake every day and been rewarded with almost daily views of the heron I posted last week. I don't take pictures of him every time, I don't want him to get nervous and move away from his spot, but now and again I can't… Continue reading There’s still life in the old creek yet

Fujifilm 100-400mm lens – photography for seniors!

This weekend I had what you would call a significant birthday, and for that birthday my wonderful wife bought me the Fuji 100-400mm lens to pair with my X-T3. Until now, if I wanted to shoot birds effectively I've been using my Nikon D500 and the Nikkor 200-500mm lens. That is a powerful combination and,… Continue reading Fujifilm 100-400mm lens – photography for seniors!

Backyard Birds photography

When we lived in England I would sit at my desk in my study and look out of the window into the cherry tree standing just outside the house. There I'd watch the Chaffinches, Blue Tits & Great Tits who visited, eating their way through the balls of fat and peanuts that we'd hang out… Continue reading Backyard Birds photography

A little bit of knowledge

...is not always a dangerous thing. Yesterday, en route to Rockwood to take some shots there, I passed this fellow sitting on a telephone wire. Quickly circling back, I got out of the car with camera in hand and tried to snap him sitting on the wire. As I did, he, how shall we say… Continue reading A little bit of knowledge