Tamsin’s horse model & Photosynth

Tamsin has been working on her first attempt at casting a plaster model of a horse. She’s now finished it and so here are some views of her handy work:   Click image for a larger view … I’m really impressed with it, there are a few air bubbles and her painting technique will improve

Greater Spotted Woodpecker

The greater Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) is the most common woodpecker in the British Isles. In fact there are thought to be about 25 million of them living in Europe. Image Details: Focal Length 700mm 3 exposure mosaic Juvenile – note red cap Click image for a larger view … I have a particular fondness

Of Rainbows, Halos and Equinoxes

Despite all the inclement weather, we have recently been treated to views of some varied & beautiful phenomenon in the sky. Here’s a pictorial account of the last week’s worth: The other day Tamsin & I were off on the hills of mid Wales when we saw a stunning, bright rainbow.   Click image for

Photographing Chromosomes

As readers of my blog will be aware, I enjoy imaging natural things. For me ” Natural World” includes the very big (like galaxies) and the really rather small (like cells). I’ve decided to include some Microscopy (or Photomicrography) in my blog, so by way of a start I thought I’d include some images of

Infra-Red Photography

Those of you who follow my blog will remember that I enjoy infra-red photography, cf Seeing Red. I have recently acquired a digital camera that has been converted to image in a broader spectrum than our visible one. It is sensitive from 300nm UV to 1100nm IR; by using front filters the range can be