Squirrels and Goose at the Lake

It seems my camera gear is hardly used these days, so I took a walk recently, at our local St James Lake. The lake is just 5 minutes walk from my front door. The path around it is well established and maintained, so it really is a good place to take a walk. I have…

Water Bubbles

Water Bubbles formed at the bottom of the local weir make for an interesting, almost abstract image. Not my usual style, but I like this.

Swan on the Lake – with a Photo Tip

A pretty swan on the lake. I spotted this swan on the local lake. A nice image but very busy. De-saturating the image to just a hint of colour improved it.

No Snow

No snow. No winter photos. But we have to keep on shooting.

Saturday at the Lake

A great way to chill out on a sunny winter Saturday – with a camera at the lake down the road.

Duck Shoot

Last Saturday really looked good for a duck shoot. Golden hour came and went before I surfaced. It was a great sunny day, great for collecting the gear and heading for the local lake to shoot a duck or two, and perhaps a goose. As expected the ducks and geese were on the water and…

That Grey Heron

Here’s an unusual angle on a grey heron, just after it took off. I have been trying to catch a decent photo of this guy  for a while, with limited success. Having watched him for a bit on the other side of the lake, he suddenly launched himself, giving me this shot. Sadly the auto…

Spring is Here?

Judging by the behaviour of the Canada geese at the lake is Spring here?

A Duck and Some Luck

A bit of wildlife photography luck, catching a photo of this duck as it touched the water on landing.

Lake after the Storms

  The clear morning air is amazingly “clean” after a stormy night. Blue skies reflected in the lake are always an attractive sight.