Perfection

After all the heavy rain last night the grass was extra green this morning, the canal towpath was extra muddy, the dandelions were extra yellow and this small tortoiseshell butterfly seemed brand new. I love seeing them like this, backlit by the sun and with a light dusting of pollen. Read more…

In the Garden

Life’s not so bad when you have time to watch a butterfly and wait for it to stick its tongue out…. Lots of butterflies in the garden, taking little effort on my part to get off my sunlounger to take a few piccies.                                Read more…

Garstang

Pleasant walk in Garstang this morning. Bought some of the famous Garstang Blue cheese….delicious. By 11 o’clock it was getting too hot to walk.  Saw a few butterflies. Was experimenting with 100-400L lens, rather than macro, to see what the depth of field was like. Further experimentation needed.   There Read more…

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