X Marks The Spot

The world is full of hidden delights – signs, artefacts, messages, treasures. Deliberately lost, accidentally found. You might see them one day, if only you put down that damned smartphone and look, really look, at your surroundings.  Shot as seen on the Castlefield canal towpath and almost enough to make me fetch a spade.

Grey Heron

A fascinating few minutes yesterday watching this elegant bird hunt for food in a very urban Manchester location.  With no DSLR to hand I managed to grab a shot on the trusty compact at 1/40 sec, 300mm equivalent – which goes to show a) how still the bird was and b) how well the image… Continue reading Grey Heron