Killer Whales in Captivity

When I was a kid I saw a Sea World style Killer Whale show in a aquapark in the South of France. Now i’ve always loved animals and therefore zoos and aquariums. I went and thoroughly enjoyed the day, I was staggered by their size, beauty and presence. A guilty feeling was there over these huge majestic creatures being kept in small enclosures for the entertainment of humans, but truthfully all the positive emotions of actually having the opportunity to…

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Tops Tips for Wildlife Photography

Taking photos of animals in the wild is not easy. Now i’m no expert but i’ve taken a few photos and thought i’d share somethings i’ve learnt along the way. 1. Take loads of photos. The joy of digital photography is that all the photos you take are free. So why not taken hundred! I literally took hundreds of photos when I was out snapping this pheasant. 2. Get down low. Photos off look better if you’re at the same…

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Frog or Toad?

Yesterday I was doing some block laying (maybe a post about that some other time) in the drizzle. I crouched down to move a piece of wood off the ground when I discovered this little fella… Anyway it got me thinking, was it a frog or a toad? Being a 21st Century man, later in the day I took to the internet and used this little website called google (don’t know if you’ve ever heard of it) to find out…

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