Weekends Pictures on the Canal.

Thought I would share a few piccies from the weekend,again,not much bird activity,but many things to photograph.
Hope you enjoy some of them!



*3 Hover Fly-becoming popular to photograph!!

*4-Different Angle

*5 -Close up of Pic 4

*6 -Ladybird

*7 -Very Unusual Spiders Web!

*8-Love ’em or Hate ’em Ratty

*9- Magpie

All these were taken with the 55-250 canon lens,No Macro used.
No animals or any life form was harmed during the making of these pics!!


25 Jul, 2011
eje said:

Super blog Rob,hover flies are everywhere at the moment,love ratty. Eric

25 Jul, 2011
deida said:

beautiful pics Rob...my kind of scene...l

25 Jul, 2011
saucy said:

Lovely blog Rob.
I love the colours and goes to show you can get fab close ups without macro.

26 Jul, 2011
jane said:

Lovely photos Rob...enjoyed sharing your stroll !! Love the spiders web and the fungi pic is fabulous ! Good to see Ratty in his natural environment too...theres a place for all creatures I say....Agree with Deida...just my cup of tea too ..a walk on the wild side !!

26 Jul, 2011
muddywalters said:

Another good blog Rob. Glad you're enjoying that lens (I do too!).

26 Jul, 2011
robashfield said:

Thanks for all comments,very much appreciated. Muddy,a friend of mine recommended it for me,Most shots are brill,haven't quite mastered flight shots with it though!

26 Jul, 2011
littlewren said:

lovely blog and photos Rob.....that particular hover fly is lovely....and love the ladybird too...have seen only two in my garden this year.....

26 Jul, 2011
aster said:

Lovely photo's Rob,did you stand well back for the insect shots ?

26 Jul, 2011
mike said:

Looks like a great day Rob - thanks

26 Jul, 2011
robashfield said:

Thanks once again!! Aster, no not really.Approx 3 ft away.and I used manual focus....

26 Jul, 2011
bonkersbon said:

Lovely sunny day for you Rob and a joy to see these great photos amazing what you can unearth on closer inspection.

Your spider may be a labyrinth spider .

26 Jul, 2011
robashfield said:

Mike,it was a good 2 afternoons out! Cheers BB! That sounds quite an exciting spider!!

27 Jul, 2011
david said:

Fab pics, Rob! Love the hoverly shots, and the rat! :-)

28 Jul, 2011
robashfield said:

Thanks David.....

29 Jul, 2011
bonkersbon said:

This lovely blog has been nominated for and included in " Wildlife" Rob....

29 Jul, 2011
robashfield said:

Thank you very much BB....appreciated.

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