Sometimes the big lens is not really appropriate but I put it on anyway in the hope of finding some birds.  Usually I succeed but there are also times when it would be better to change the lens.  Today I really couldn’t be bothered changing the lens so shot with the big one for everything.  […]

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Sometimes it is not about taking a great photo, it is just about recording the moment. This afternoon the sun was so bright that any photo of took of the birds in the back yard was almost certain to be a silhouette, so there wasn’t much point in trying. Then the birds decided it was […]

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Last year I went on a damselfly hunt at Pauatahanui and I found several bright blue damselflies. I knew they came in different colours but I was surprised to see two different colours on the same trip in Wairarapa. When I was a child my grandmother used to make floral arrangements with artificial flowers. They […]

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