A is for Amphibian

Inspired by the Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge: An Alphabet Challenge–Subjects That Begin with the Letter A. https://flic.kr/p/uWGaUa Tiny frog sitting on a Frogbit leaf https://flic.kr/p/vSTSTE Newtlet, complete with cute frilly gills https://flic.kr/p/wtnRPg Spot the frog among the frogbit https://flic.kr/p/F6G7rr Traditionally warty toad https://flic.kr/p/GYPLiu Adult Newts are hard to photograph, they’re very speedy https://flic.kr/p/GKnJMC Very spotty frog…… Continue reading A is for Amphibian

Quiet Moments

Quiet moments are my favourite kind of moments. If you are trying to take photos of potentially skittish small creatures, quiet moments are essential. Sometimes I find myself holding my breath as I creep closer to try and get that shot. Sometimes they pose nicely, sometimes they flit away as soon as the camera is…… Continue reading Quiet Moments

Damp Dandelion Clocks

This week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge is ‘All wet’. There are many dandelion clocks (seed heads) in my garden. Some people don’t like dandelions and treat them as weeds, trying to wipe them out from their neat lawns. Not me. Apart from the fact that I like how they look, they are good food for bees…… Continue reading Damp Dandelion Clocks

Hand in hand through their pondlife

My pond is full of life at the moment 🙂 There are newtlets galore (well, at least 6) and adult newts too (harder to get a decent shot of). The Frogbit (tiny lily pads) is resurfacing too. At the weekend I spotted a couple of teeny little frogs too. Only got a shot of this one.…… Continue reading Hand in hand through their pondlife

Tiny Frogs

Today on our regular walk round to the pond in the village, there was great excitement as we realised the tadpoles’ transformation was pretty much complete! The first tiny baby frogs have started to emerge and at various points around the edge of the pond, we found them sitting, getting used to being frogs :)…… Continue reading Tiny Frogs