My home patch: The Gap

I thought it might be interesting to share some information on various ‘patches’ here in the beautiful seaside town of Aberystwyth on the Welsh coast, where the majority of my photographs are taken. This particular patch centres around a small tidal inlet fed the local river Rheidol as it’s flows out into Cardigan Bay. The…

The Patch: Placrug

I thought it might be interesting to share some information on various ‘patches’ here in the beautiful seaside town of Aberystwyth on the Welsh coast, where the majority of my photographs are taken. Today we are looking at another of my favourite locations, which I don’t visit nearly as often as I would like, something…

Plastic planet

Ever since millions of us around the world watched the heartbreaking scenes in Blue Planet II where a Sperm Whale attempts to eat a large piece of a plastic bucket, we have been increasingly aware of the impact our use of, and careless disposal of plastic is having on our natural world. This impact is…

Wagtail reflection

There was very little to see or photograph this morning however I was able to get this rather lovely shot, as a female Pied Wagtail hunted for insects at the waters edge. By waiting patiently for her to wander into the right spot, I was also able to capture her reflection rippling in the water…

Reflections

‘If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere’ – – Vincent Van Goch With little else to photograph on this particular day I decided to focus on the pigeons who you can always count on to make an appearance. A small puddle was particularly inviting to the birds, and provided an opportunity for…