The butterflies were flighty, so most of my photos are of the plants….
I like these kinds of shots: small central focus and hazy green background.
This was a hugely complex flower and the camera decided to focus on some minor green bits in the middle. Still, I like the shape!
I don’t know what species of butterfly this is, but it was the only one out of a few dozen individuals of a couple of species, that used the feeding platforms. If there hadn’t been crowds of screaming kids everywhere then I might have had a try with the macro lens…
A zebra finch paused just long enough for me to get a (partially in focus) shot…
Probably my favourite photo from the day was this little muscid fly outside the tropical house. Natural light is so much easier than indoors!
We were walking home, and I knew I would be shy a few good shots, so here’s a bridge!
Right, week 1 of my photography “project”. To ease myself in, my partner and I decided to go to “Tropical World” in Leeds. This is an indoor zoo with aquaria, meerkats, and (most importantly) a butterfly house. “Great”, I thought, “fish [or butterflies…] in a barrel!” However, the butterfly house itself seemed only to contain […]