Tag Archives: birds
Wallpaper 639: The Breakfast Sentinel
Every morning, before breakfast, I shuffle to my garden shed to feed the wild birds in my garden. The first to arrive is Jacques, the Robin, who flutters in front of me like an inebriated humming bird, demanding access to perch upon my hand and pick through the tit-bits I have for him. Then, as I emerge fully, and begin to place the food upon the various feeders in my quince tree, the resident crow starts calling to the other birds from my roof – announcing that breakfast is served…
Why it has taken on this role, I have no idea: but the pigeons and jackdaws seem particularly pleased that it has.
Nature Wallpaper: The Little Yellow Guy
Here’s a simple wallpaper for you…
Should you elect to download it, this is how it might look on your computer…
Nature Wallpaper: The Tiny Hunter
Portrait of Nature: The Dawn Crow
Nature Wallpaper: One Aching Foot
Photography: The Value of Taking Pot-Shots Whilst Hanging on To a Pair of Chihuahuas
If, like me, you are an unfortunate author/photographer who is unable to sell sufficient books to afford an expensive DSLR, and who, by extension, must rely upon a stupid little screen (that shows bugger all except a reflection of your own handsome visage in bright sunlight) to see what the camera is pointing at, here is a tip. Aim the camera in roughly the right direction. Start snapping indiscriminately whilst zooming in. Et voila…
With the zoom lens maxed out at x34 I was pretty pleased with myself – and my photography angel, whom seldom accompanies me upon my outings. Pissed off with looking at earplugs I expect.