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Softly on the Garden

189-365v4 Softly on the Garden

I’ve been warching the growth of this “weed” for a few weeks now. Absolutely no idea what it is but I knew it would make a nice macro shot. For a little bit of difference I’ve used some bracken to difuse the image which I think works quite well.

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Silver Washed Fritillary

188-365v4 Silver Washed Fritillary

We went for a walf through the rather lovely Hockley Woods today. Just outside Southend, it’s always surprising where you can find Sites of Special Scientific Interest, which this is one of. There were butterflies galore and I was rather kicking myself that I had left the macro lens in

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Hoverfly, Epistrophe grossulariae

187-365v4 Hoverfly v2

It’s only a couple of days since I posted my last picture of a (2) hoverfly. I think this is a shot that is different enough to be worth inclusion. I didn’t have to travel far for this specimen, just the back garden where it was sunning itself on a

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A Dog Rose

182-365v4 A Dog Rose

From this morning’s walk…I was wondering how many Dog Roses I’d published so far this year (so far, just the 1 previous to this) and was surprised to note that such a high proportion of my images this year have been taken using my 105mm Macro lens – a smidge

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The Thing from The Deep

181-365v4 The Thing from The Deep

I had some fun in the kitchen with some abstract shots which you can see below, but today’s shot is from the garden again. Debbie’s gone to bed so I can’t tell you what plant this is, but that doesn’t really matter…it’s pretty evil looking and reminds me of the

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Mark Seton

Mark Seton

I'm an amateur photographer who enjoys music. I'm currently the Digital Secretary of the Bishops Stortford Camera club (and am a past Chairman) and I hold both LRPS and CPAGB distinctions.