New greeting cards just sent off for printing including 10 new designs! Will be available to buy from next week. Watch this space!
All greeting cards will be square and 148mm in size.
New designs include (from top left to bottom right):
Yacht at Sunrise
Great Malvern Priory in snow
Mute Swan with cygnets
Poppies and Cornflowers
Robin in snow
Whooper Swan in snow
Please contact me if you are interested.
With all of the new ducklings around reservoirs and lakes at the moment I thought I would show this image of a Mute Swan with her cygnets taken in the late afternoon light.
Mute Swan, Cygnus olor, Staffordshire, June, 2010.
Canon 40D with Canon 500mm f/4 L IS.
It is difficult to get sharp images of flying birds against sunsets purely due to the low light levels available. Pushing the camera ISO to 1000 I managed to get 1/1000th sec to get these Pochard silhouetted against a colourful sky.
Pochard, Aythya ferina, Norfolk, November, 2010.
Canon 1d MkIV with Canon 500mm f/4 L IS lens.
Image 080, is a request off a friend who wanted an image with pink in it… so here it is… a Whooper Swan flying against a very pink wintery sky 😉 . The sun was just about to set at this point, and due to there being heavy snow clouds covering the sky, the last rays of the sun sent everything this strange ethereal pink colour. Im just glad the Whooper Swan flew past!
Whooper Swan, Cygnus cygnus, Norfolk, November, 2010.
Canon 1D mkIV with Canon 800mm f/5.6 lens.
Image 011 is of an adult Whooper Swan flying against some nice fluffy clouds. I was at Slimbridge WWT in Gloucestershire when I took this image, and expected the white bird with a yellow beak flying towards me to be a Bewicks Swan as Whooper Swans are quite scarce here. I later realised, after editing my images that this indeed was a Whooper Swan. Unexpected bonus!!
Whooper Swan, Cygnus cygnus, Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire, October, 2010.
Canon 1D mk4 with Canon 500mm f/4.0 L IS lens.