Thursday, March 20, 2014

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Goldfinches on Teasels

I've done very little photography of late, but here's a video of some Goldfinches feeding on Teasels which I filmed with my Canon 7D last December. I tempted the Goldfinches down with some niger seeds placed in the Teasel seedheads:


Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Wild Waves in Swansea

We've been battered by some wild waves and strong winds here in south and west Wales for the last few days, with some towns, like Aberystwyth, coming off far worse than we have here in Swansea.
Anyway, here's a video of some of the waves near the civic centre at high tide yesterday morning, January 6th:


Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Nuthatch Feeding From Hand

I took this video in Singleton Park, Swansea, today:


Amazing how trusting some of these birds have become.
Merry Christmas!

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Swansea Fireworks

Some video of the annual November 5th fireworks here in Swansea, filmed with my Canon 7D with a 17-40mm lens and a Rode Videomic Pro:


Previously, I'd only photographed this spectacle, so it was nice to get some film footage for a change.

Monday, November 04, 2013

Pond Skaters

I filmed these fascinating insects, Pond Skaters (Gerris lacustris) - also known as Water Striders, Water Skimmers, etc. - on October 8th this year on a pond in Clyne Woods, Swansea:


Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Turnstones

Some clips of Turnstones filmed here in Swansea Bay on September 21st. I was testing out my new Rode Videomic Pro on top of a Canon 7D with a Sigma 500mm lens:


Some more videos are on my YouTube channel HERE.