Tag Archives: #lens

Lens-Artists PC – Our Travels… to Local Beaches

I’m with you… before reading your post, which I love, I had a thought that challenges like this are skewed! (My comment on Murtagh Meadows’ post… for what it’s worth… after reading her take on this week’s Lens-Artist PC… ) … Continue reading

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Windows – Lens-Artist Photo Challenge

Someone once said – your eyes are the windows to your soul. Many say so-and-so said so, apparently even Shakespeare said so. It matters little for this week’s challenge as asked for windows… not eyes! However… I enjoy taking window … Continue reading

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Being Bunkered – Getting into the Swing of Things!

This is one of the most up to the moment apt sports posts I can do! The Ryder Cup is in full swing… today being the middle day of play… go Europe, GO!! These days, I don’t really watch much … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists — Small is Beautiful

Small… yes, it is beautiful! When you get down on your knees and do a macro of a mushroom or snail… or a Small Blue butterfly… then you understand the value of small being beautiful! Small Blues are Ireland’s smallest … Continue reading

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Blog Hopping – Monday Movement!

I have to admit… I spent quite a few hours this past weekend blog hopping! Yep, I’ve had time to devote to blogging so… as a few weeks ago I had way in excess of 2500 unread mails in the … Continue reading

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Friday Flappers – Three’s Company!

Our great summer produced quite a lot of butterfly activity… well, maybe quite a lot is a bit of an understatement. August has been particularly busy. Each time we’re out we seem to catch some action… like these Common Blues … Continue reading

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Close Shave… Missed!

Chinny-chin-chin… by the skin of your… your… tail feathers? Yep… missed magic moment? Do you occasionally, just occasionally, get the feeling you’ve arrived a second or three too late? Well, on this shot I didn’t only arrive too late… I … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – Northern Wheatear – Part II

Last Wednesday I got a bit of a debate going when I challenged my South African friends to see if they could spot a Northern Wheatear. I shared the IUCN info that suggested Northern Wheatears don’t make it as far … Continue reading

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