A pair of swans on Herrington Country Park Lake in the late evening sunlight
Taken on Seaburn Beach, this crow was looking for food in the crevices and hollows in rocks at low tide.
Water lillies on the ornamental pond in Benmore Gardens, Dunoon, Argyll
A shot from the Bird Of Prey Centre in Baloch, near Loch Lomond. I think this is a Sparrowhawk but I'm not sure !
A close up of Lavender at the National Trust`s Wallington Estate.
Red Poppies in a backlit summer sun. Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham.
A starling waiting for a snack
Another picture from one of my local parks showing a wild rabbit. Taken at Barnes Park, Sunderland
Swan & Cygnets
A mute swan with cygnets taken at Herrington Country Park, Sunderland.
A chaffinch taken at Wallington Hall, Northumberland. with Pentax K-S1 and Sigma 70-300 APO
an image taken playing with my new Sigma 70-300 macro and focus stacking
Mute Swan Taking Flight
This is a male swan bearing down on a rival. Herrington Country Park, Sunderland
A male Mute Swan at Herrington Park, Sunderland
The much maligned (unfairly in my opinion) Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) @ Barnes Park, Sunderland. Pentax K-S1 with Sigma 70-300mm APO
in the walled garden at the National Trust's Gibside, purple flowers shot with a narrow DOF.
A cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) at Herrington Country Park, Sunderland. Taken on a Pentax K-S1 with Sigma 70-300mm APO.
Thistle in the Poppy Field
A scottish thistle in a sea of red poppies
A local pheasant vying for attention amongst the flora and fauna at Washington Wetland Trust Centre
A different close up shot of a group of poppies in a meadow
Swan and cygnets
A mute swan and cygnets at Herrington Country Park, Sunderland
Decided to have another go at a focus stack with my Sigma 70-300mm Macro, This is 10 images combined.
A lone Thistle in A Sea Of Poppies
I actually shot this last summer at Herington, Sunderland. A solitary Scotch Thistle surrounded by a meadow full of bright, red poppies.