Yearly Archives: 2015


42. River Pleasure (about Banded demoiselles) 1

The longer you’re shooting, the more you’ll discover what’s your cup of tea and what’s not. Just like the real life. At the beginning, you try everything and just can’t get enough. Gradually, you become more discerning, which helps you to avoid things that just don’t suit you. To quote the tidy up guru Marie […]

Banded Demoiselle calopteryx splendens reflection water

Snake's Head Fritillary chess flower fritillaria meleagris

41. Chasing Fritillaries 7

Beep – beep – beeeeeep! In the middle of the night (at least, that how it feels) I’m rudely awakened by a push message on my phone. I almost delete the message without taking a peek, but then curiosity takes over. Fortunately, since a large group of Snakes Head Fritillary has been observed within reasonable […]


PhotoFriday 13: Konik Horse

Konik Horse   Did you know…… The Konik has also been introduced into nature reserves in other nations. One of the first  area where the Konik has been introduced are the Oostvaardersplassen in the Netherlands. In 1995, a herd was released in de Kleine Weerd, a strip of land along the river Meuse near Maastricht. […]


PhotoFriday 12: Wild Duckling (Anas platyrhynchos)

Wild Duckling (Anas platyrhynchos)   Did you know…… Baby ducklings accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 0.01 second and are able to make a 180 degree turn, without any notice. Well that’s actually a bit exaggerated, but  that’s how it feels when you try to capture them with a DSLR…  


PhotoFriday 11: Fallow Deer Fawn 2

PhotoFriday 10: Common Sundew (Dros Fallow Deer Fawn (Dama dama)   Did you know…… Fallow deer were first introduced by the Romans into southern England in the 1st century AD. The Normans reintroduced them to Great Britain and to Ireland for the hunt.