Garden Colour

A few from today, all taken in the garden. there's no need to travel great distances to see nature's beauty.
Speckled Bush Cricket

Slow worm, inside the compost bin

Peacock butterfly

Painted Lady

Ladybird

Hummingbird hawk moth

Hover-fly

Greenbottle

Mating flies

And last of all, Cheeky the young vixen
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Camera note: all shots taken with the Canon 40D and EF 100mm f/2.8L macro IS USM lens, except the fox which was taken with the EF 24-105 F4L IS USM lens.

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15 Comments

  1. Dudley July 25, 2010 at 1:07 am #

    A whole other world – macros. Good stuff :up:

  2. RobinL July 25, 2010 at 1:07 am #

    Words, glad you're enjoying your macro lens! Great shots.
    I'm enjoying mine as well. It's a great lens

  3. Vulpes vulpes July 25, 2010 at 10:07 am #

    Stunning!

  4. SittingFox July 25, 2010 at 10:07 pm #

    Excellent indeed! :yes:

    Your garden is becoming a reptile haven!

  5. Words July 26, 2010 at 12:07 am #

    Andy, thanks! So much there when you look for it.

  6. Words July 26, 2010 at 12:07 am #

    Robin, thanks! I have to admit it's a very smooth lens to use… much more responsive than the Sigma.

  7. Words July 26, 2010 at 12:07 am #

    Adele, thanks! I've not seen the lizard again, but an adder would be cool 😉

  8. Words July 26, 2010 at 12:07 am #

    Vulpes, thanks!

  9. Words July 26, 2010 at 12:07 am #

    Erwin, thanks!

  10. Cynthia23 July 26, 2010 at 2:07 pm #

    So cool … wow!

  11. Words July 29, 2010 at 10:07 pm #

    Thanks Cynthia!

  12. Cynthia23 July 30, 2010 at 5:07 am #

    🙂

  13. Ukwildlife August 5, 2010 at 8:08 pm #

    Brilliant set – love the painted lady shot + the HB hawkmoth

  14. Words August 5, 2010 at 11:08 pm #

    Neil, thanks!

  15. Wulpen October 19, 2012 at 8:10 pm #

    Great