How I create my images of gulls in flight It’s been a while since I wrote a post about techniques, so I’m going to share one about one of my favourite techniques, intentional camera movement. I’ve been taking hand held ICM pictures of the gulls in flight over the river Stour in Blandford Forum for … More Photographing birds in flight
I began this series of images in January, after visiting a starling murmuration at Blashford Lakes in Hampshire. It is created using multiple exposures, often combining ICM photography with static images. I started by combining images of the wetland habitat with images of the birds, but then the project expanded and I included textures, details … More Murmuration
One of the most enjoyable types of nature photography in the warmer part of the year is capturing images of butterflies. These beautiful and ephemeral insects epitonise summer as they flutter on jewelled wings through the landscape. I can think of few pursuits I enjoy more than chasing butterflies on a sunny day or sitting … More Photographing butterflies
Over the last decade I’ve been taking my camera to the river Stour, which runs through the nearby town of Blandford Forum, to capture images of the local gulls in flight. I’ve always loved birds and birdwatching and am fascinated by flight. Capturing the birds in slow motion using long hand held exposures transforms the … More Gulls in flight.
I visited Ibsley near Blashford Lakes in Hampshire on Sunday with my dear friend Amanda to watch one of my favourite natural spectacles, a starling murmuration. We were treated to a breath taking display and the exhileration of small groups of birds flying just over our heads to join the large murmuration which was dancing … More Murmuration