New stuff at last

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Hopefully i’ll get some more stuff on the website as i’ve not put anything on for a while The first couple of photos were taken in March in the Brecon Beacons around Penyfan , while the snow was still about and the Hare was only two weeks later .

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The Week in Scotland

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I’ve now had a chance to go through the images that i took  over the week in Scotland, some on closer inspection got the delete button as on closer inspection they were either uninteresting or basically out of focus ! the others that were left needed a bit of tidying up but on the whole i was quite pleased with them. the following are a selection of the week , – would i go back ? – Definitely,

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Crested Tit

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Chaffinch Flock

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Wind Blown Snow

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Mountain Hare

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Mountain Hare 3

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Snow Buntings

Scotland landscapes

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Finding wildlife and photographing it can sometimes take your eye off whats around you and the landscapes your in , always looking through the long lens and getting the same perspective , i took some time out while in Scotland to try my hand at some landscapes around Loch Garten , these are a few left of the many that ended up getting binned – be ruthless with your images i think !!

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Rain rain rain !

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Well it couldn’t last , the weather turned from blue skies and cold yesterday to wet and cold today. But that didn’t stop us getting out in the mountains looking for Hares, After a long 1000 ft climb we were well above the snow line with small coveys of Grouse all around us but we only saw one hare, not surprising really as the wind and sleet was lashing across the top of the hill, “discretion is the better part of valour” so they say and we headed lower down the slope – avoiding the larger Patches of snow , where one slip and long slide down a hundred feet of very steep mountainside would ruin your day !! but after 15 minutes spotted three hares in snow holes keeping out of the weather .

A long crawl through the snow and small streams running down the hill got me as close as i dared to two hares , trying to keep out of the weather.

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