Owl and Monkey Haven Isle of Wight by Jason Swain. A little photo blog about returning a few years later to the location of one of my favourite ever photo shoots. This time I was armed with a full frame Canon 6d and a few more years photography experience under my belt. I thought it would […]
Birdwatcher (Twitcher) in action. Atmospheric scenes from Newtown Nature Reserve on the Isle of Wight last winter. A lone twitcher looks in the wrong direction as a flock of geese fly by behind him. Pepped up with a little bit of Flypaper Texture in photoshop for that vintage mood. ———————————– This and the other photos […]
The Unlucky Twitcher, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. I’m alternating ‘hot off the press’ photos with archive surfing this week, this shot is from a lovely sunny afternoon I spent at Newtown creek yesterday just walking and enjoying the tranquility and wildlife with my heavily pregnant girlfriend. This birdwatcher made me smile as the birds seemed […]
Formation flying failure., originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Geese on the River Yar. I was shooting something in the opposite direction and only heard these geese approaching at the last minute, so I didn’t have a lot of time to think about the shot, exposure and composition. I’m not sure if i really like it or […]
He didnt seem that bothered by me and put on a great display hovering right above my head, so close that this one completely filled the frame.
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