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Inspired by talk of Narrative …

The Tuesday night Buzz-Zoom got the cogs whirring, all that talk of narrative took me back to the years spent at the Bournemouth Arts Institute back in the Noughties …. Narrative, Semiotics, Visual Vo...

Landscape challenge Part 2

I’m picking up where I left off with my landscape challenge, and the last few days were indeed a challenge with poor weather. But sticking with AJ’s “whatever the weather” out I went. Once again, I ha...

Landscape challenge

Andrew and Jon recently ran a terrific Landscape course via zoom – I highly recommend it if they run another one. I had a 1:1 wash-up session with AJ afterwards which again was extremely useful. To he...

DSLR Camera Trapping – Part 3 Making a Waterproof Camera Housing

In part 2, I showed you how I made my waterproof Flash housings, and to finish off in this final part I will go over how I built one for the camera. This is what it looks like in action. The case itse...

DSLR Camera Trapping Part 2 – Making a waterproof flash housing

Leaving out your precious camera equipment overnight or for longer periods is a necessary requirement for DSLR camera trapping. For some this is untenable and that’s fair enough. But there are ways to...

DSLR Camera-trapping Project Part 1: Making a Start

The first in an occasional blog series on setting up and using a reliable, hassle free wildlife camera-trap setup where you can be taking photos of animals that you wouldn’t be able to get any other w...

An Unexpected Journey.

Are we all seated comfortably, then I will begin…. It all started with a volunteer, and in direct opposition to years of training I actually volunteered for this mission. The Journey was to Wells on t...

Hedgehogs in the Hoghouse 

Good morning All! Great weather for ducks and frogs, but not quite so good for the human life-form.  Lockdown continues, and so does my struggle with all of the Techy stuff to do with the install...

Aigas’ resident mammals

In my last blog about Fungi, I said we’d been very fortunate to spend a week on a workshop at Aigas Field Centre in October. You don’t go to Aigas to see and photograph fungi though. To quote the Aiga...

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