My ramblings, my photos, photography, image editing, etc.

  • 8 July 2024 a few minutes at Denso Marston Nature Reserve

    8 July 2024 a few minutes at Denso Marston Nature Reserve

    Mandarin Ducks, Red Soldier Beetle, Bumble Bee, Vetch, Sawfly galls and Willow leaf at Denso Marston Nature Reserve.

  • Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits & Denso Marston Nature Reserve, late June 2024

    Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits & Denso Marston Nature Reserve, late June 2024

    Quiet walks with camera at Ben Rhydding Gravel Pits & Denso Marston Nature Reserves for a bit of Wildlife & Nature Photography.

  • Blue-tailed Damselflies and Wildlife at Denso Nature Reserve, 16th June

    Blue-tailed Damselflies and Wildlife at Denso Nature Reserve, 16th June

    The visit to Denso Nature Reserve featured various wildlife, including Blue-tailed Damselflies, ladybirds, a Mirid Bug, Goosanders, and Grey Herons. Despite the bright sun, no butterflies were spotted. A Kingfisher was briefly observed, and a Crow was seen carrying a slice of white bread into a tree.

  • Weekend 8 June 2024 at DMNR

    Weekend 8 June 2024 at DMNR

    Yet another walk through Denso Marston Nature Reserve. It is only a few minutes away so when it is not raining I quite like going to the river. Ladybirds, ladybirds and attempts to make yet more ladybirds. One of these days I hope to get an inkling that I understand a few things. I did…

  • The 1st week in June, 2024

    The 1st week in June, 2024

    This week has seen a couple of trips down to the river Aire at Denso Marston Nature Reserve and an evening in Lister Park with Shipley Camera Club. As usual you should be able to tap on an image to see it full-screen in its gallery. Down by the river and around the pond, wherever…

  • Denso Marston, 19 May 2024

    Denso Marston, 19 May 2024

    A Sunday walk around Denso Marston Nature Reserve with my cameras. One with a macro lens on the left strap, the other with 150-600mm with a 1.4x converter on the right strap, and binoculars in the middle. For those wanting to be adorned in a similar way I use an Optech Triple Camera Carrier. (Link…

  • A couple of early May walks on Baildon Moor, 2024

    A couple of early May walks on Baildon Moor, 2024

    With the sun shining on Friday and Saturday I decided to have a wander around Baildon Moor. Each time I started from near the cattle grid at the end of Glen Road. Using an Optech Triple Camera strap I have my Canon R7 with Sigma 150-600mm lens on the right, a Canon 7DMk2 with Sigma…

  • Early May, DMNR

    Early May, DMNR

    At Denso Marston Nature Reserve, I observed various wildlife including a Canada Goose family, Moorhen chicks, and tadpoles. In my garden, the tulips display their full bloom occasionally in the sunlight. I spotted various birds like Blackcaps, Robins, and more, along with squirrels at a feeding station. The landscape featured blooming wild garlic and bluebells,…