Tuesday, 7 September 2010

It's the way you crop them...

Struggled today, coming back from Mowsbury Hill LNR with relatively boring photos, so put my arty head on and cropped as imaginatively as I could:

A seed-eating beetle:

7-spot ladybirds clustered in a medlar:

Why the long face? A scorpion-fly:

Stained glass effect of the thorax through the wings of a Common Darter:

A second crop from the same picture, of part of a compund eye:

Saturday, 4 September 2010

Apple Mine

There were around 25 Vespula vulgaris excavating into this single apple at Mowsbury Hill LNR.

Here's one making off with some pulp: