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misty rain builds large raindrops

Spectacular snowdrops

Huge raindrops develop on a snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis) flower in light misty rain As a child, every February IView full post »

ornamental cabbages add winter colour

Ornamental cabbages add winter colour

Ornamental cabbages in formal kitchen garden give winter colour at Villandry in France The first time I saw ornamentalView full post »

Blue tit feeding Cornus fruit

Seed dispersal

Blue tits love feeding on ripe Japanese dogwood (Cornus kousa) fruits; this one has extracted a seed. Instead ofView full post »

Svartifoss waterfall Iceland Skaftafell

Svartifoss an Icelandic waterfall

Base of Svartifoss taken in 1981 crashing onto broken black basalt columns, with a 200mm lens using a 1 secondView full post »

Pollination Power book

My latest book – Pollination Power – was published in September 2015  by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Signed copiesView full post »

Mother white cheeked gibbon with newborn

A High Rise Family

A mother white-cheeked gibbon pauses on a branch with her two-week-old baby that clings to her immediately it isView full post »

A Seeing Eye – A midnight waterfall 1998

Godafoss (Falls of the Gods) captured at midnight in mid-summer, Iceland. Iceland has many photogenic waterfalls, someView full post »

A Seeing Eye – A nocturnal focus stack 2012

Male campanula bees (Melitta haemorrhoidalis) using a peach-leaved bellflower as a roosting place to sleep in atView full post »

A seeing eye – Insect in amber 2006

An insect trapped in Baltic amber – fossilized tree resin from ancient forests The Baltic region is a rich sourceView full post »

A Seeing Eye – A Starry Pattern 1990

Sea urchin (Echinus esculentus) pores shell lit internally with fibre optics form a starry pattern and alternate withView full post »

Dynamic diagonals

Deciding how to frame any picture makes all the difference between taking a photo and creating an image. For someView full post »

A Seeing Eye – Glass eels reveal all 1970

My images fall into two distinct categories. They are either grabbed unplanned shots of a fleeting moment or ephemeralView full post »