Category Archives: birds

Lens-artists Photo challenge #18: Blending in or Standing out

For this one, I’m going to see if I can find some appropriate images, mostly from the archives. For Standing out, it was my intention to show a pair of Mandarin ducks, water birds with the most ‘standy out ‘

Lens-artists Photo challenge #18: Blending in or Standing out

For this one, I’m going to see if I can find some appropriate images, mostly from the archives. For Standing out, it was my intention to show a pair of Mandarin ducks, water birds with the most ‘standy out ‘

Look who came to visit today

Just caught sight of this heron coming in to land on a tree, knew it was a heron because of the massive wingspan….grabbed the camera, got him resting, and just as I was about to get another shot, off he

Look who came to visit today

Just caught sight of this heron coming in to land on a tree, knew it was a heron because of the massive wingspan….grabbed the camera, got him resting, and just as I was about to get another shot, off he

Lens-artist’s photo challenge – #13 Look up

This week, Patti has asked us to look up. I have decided on a theme, and my images for this post are all from Romania. On a trip to Romania some years ago, I looked up and spotted a number

Lens-artist’s photo challenge – #13 Look up

This week, Patti has asked us to look up. I have decided on a theme, and my images for this post are all from Romania. On a trip to Romania some years ago, I looked up and spotted a number

Lens Artists Photo Challenge – Soft

I’ve interpreted ‘soft’ in a number of ways. First up, soft contours of the Sicilian landscape by using ICM (Intentional Camera Movement): Next, some very soft colours of blossom: ….a clematis bloom softly expires ….and a soft little fluffy duckling…aaah!

Lens Artists Photo Challenge – Soft

I’ve interpreted ‘soft’ in a number of ways. First up, soft contours of the Sicilian landscape by using ICM (Intentional Camera Movement): Next, some very soft colours of blossom: ….a clematis bloom softly expires ….and a soft little fluffy duckling…aaah!

June Squares: Rooves / 23

A roof with some resident Storks, seen in Romania….that nest looks a serious creation: Linked to Becky’s June squares here

June Squares: Rooves / 23

A roof with some resident Storks, seen in Romania….that nest looks a serious creation: Linked to Becky’s June squares here

Black & White Sunday: Maternal

Here are a couple of maternal shots – I had a different on in mind, from a long time ago, but alas it seems to have gone missing. Anyway, hope these fit the bill! See more maternal images over at

Black & White Sunday: Maternal

Here are a couple of maternal shots – I had a different on in mind, from a long time ago, but alas it seems to have gone missing. Anyway, hope these fit the bill! See more maternal images over at