Photographing at Pye Flatts Meadow

Photographing at Pye Flatts Meadow

What camera, which lens?    I’m not sure if I’ve used every lens I possess when photographing nature, but I’ve used most of them.   It also depends on what camera I have with me at the time, so  when on holiday in Umbria I spotted a White Admiral and a yellow variety...
Woodland Fungi – October 2018

Woodland Fungi – October 2018

If you are interested in viewing these as individual images please choose the PHOTOGRAPHY Gallery October was by far my best month for seeing fungi locally.  Maybe it had just been too dry before then.  It always surprises me how good some years can be while in other...
Nature Diary August 2018

Nature Diary August 2018

I’m looking back to August on this very wet Saturday morning.  Although I’d put together the composite images for the month I’d not got around to writing the entry to go with them.  I guess one of the advantages of a bit of distance is that I’ve already forgotten so...
Fox Hagg

Fox Hagg

  A woodland walk with a friend last Wednesday to check out the Fly Agaric fungi that Jan had spotted when out with her dogs.  We parked in the Rivelin Valley car-park, just off the A57, and set off up the path into the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Wildlife Trust...
Nature Diary July 2018

Nature Diary July 2018

June and July have brought us sun and heat with almost no rain.  The grasses and plants are dying around us but the butterflies have been incredible this year.  On my Friday walk to the top of Millmoor there were hundreds of white butterflies on the wing, mainly small...
Nature Diary – June

Nature Diary – June

June is such a special time of the year in the nature calendar and this year I’ve photographed plants, insects and the occasional bird on holiday in Umbria but also in my local area.  I’ve always had an interest in nature since I walked the fields near my home as an...