Macro Monday: The Forest Bug


Forest Bug (Pentatoma rufipes) A short walk in our local nature reserve revealed this Forest Bug which mostly lives high up in trees and bushes. Although it is rarely seen this is a common species all over the British Isles. It sometimes sucks on leaves and fruit, but it clearly prefers to hunt for its … Continue reading Macro Monday: The Forest Bug

WP Photochallenge: Out of This World with a Macro Lens


I have always enjoyed macro photography, even introducing our children to this “Other World” of insects, fungus, leaves, algae, butterflies .... So here now are two recent ones, a Shield Bug and a freshly emerged fungus out of a bed of leaves. You could be on a different planet, different scale ..... Out of This … Continue reading WP Photochallenge: Out of This World with a Macro Lens