Category Archives: This Wild Life

Knepp Castle – the temple of Rewilding

The forecast promised bright periods between the showers, but there were no gaps in the dark grey sky when I un-latched the first of the tall gates in the high fence surrounding this part of the “Knepp Wildlands” in Sussex. … Continue reading

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A Frost, a Fox and some deer

I’m in Sussex on a family visit. My 87 year old cousin has lived happily alone for many years in an old cottage, where the garden is making serious attempts to get inside the house. The windows are now so … Continue reading

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Follow-up on close up photography

This is partly to test out how my posts get displayed in facebook, and partly to follow up a comment about the technicalities of close-up photography. This is to show that it is quite feasible to get good detail with … Continue reading

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Equipment update August 19

After 5 years of experiments with cameras and lenses, this is the combination I have now: Camera – Canon EOS 5Dmk4 Camera – Sony RX10 mk4 Lens – Canon 400 f4 DO mk2 Lens – Canon 16-35 f2.8 L Lens … Continue reading

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It’s all in the detail

This is the time of year when the main attraction is largely missing. The birds are hiding away moulting. The animals too are hidden in the dense undergrowth of summer. This is when the insects, spiders and all the other … Continue reading

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