Butterflies’ Eyes

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Close Up.” There are few things better than going out on a sunny day with the intention/hope of looking a butterfly straight in the eye. It doesn’t always work out but it’s so rewarding when it does. Orange-tip butterflies are amongst Read more…

All the Fun of the Fair

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Vivid.” In late October 2013 I took delivery of a new camera, a Fuji x100s. I’d bought it so that I didn’t always have to cart round a backpack with DSLR, plus lenses, plus filters, plus ….you get the picture. My Read more…

The Force and How to Withstand It.

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Forces of Nature.” I’ve never forgotten the sight of this heron standing perfectly still as the full force of the River Clyde pushed past it. It was at the foot of a weir at New Lanark, up near the Corra Linn Read more…

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