Animal Magic

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Dumfries & Galloway is a magical place for those that enjoy nature and taking photos of wildlife. It’s fair to say  a good number of our members are hunters, that is they love to be out & about with their cameras hunting for that special wildlife shot.   It’s mating time for our frogs, and …

A Cummertrees Encounter

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I went out for a drive with my husband at dusk on a nice calm evening. I spotted a buzzard landing in a field so shot out of the car with my camera. How lucky was I to see a young doe with her 2 kids about 100 metres in front of me. Unfortunately I …

The Gardening Photographer

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What better place to take photographs than in your own garden?. This time of year is a favourite time of mine for chasing bees and butterflies. Over recent times I have planted to attract and support them. They are presently enjoying my asters, a tallish purple aster and the tall and gaudy aster Pink Parfait. …

Tom’s Visit

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This week we had the pleasure of a guest speaker, award winning wildlife photographer Tom Langlands. His presentation was both interesting and inspiring. He not only had expertise in photographing wildlife but was also able to talk about the impact of environmental changes on wildlife. That these issues are not just something that is happening …

Eskrigg

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Members took a trip to Eskrigg Nature Reserve Last week. Some good shots were bagged. Here’s a selection. Enjoy. P.S. The wildest wildlife came on two legs! N.B. The top photo of a great spotted  woodpecker was taken by member Giselle Mclaughlan.