I visited Banham Zoo in Norfolk at the weekend, hoping to be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of their latest arrivals: a pair of Sri Lankan Leopard cubs that were born at the zoo earlier this month (information at: http://www.banhamzoo.co.uk/endangered-leopards-born-at-banham-zoo/). As they were so tiny, they have mostly been staying indoors in the warm, … Continue reading Leopard Cubs at Banham Zoo
Last weekend I gave my old Samsung GX-1L DSLR camera to my sister, and then had a day out at Colchester Zoo. We spent quite a lot of time photographing various animals and dodging heavy rain showers - thankfully there are plenty of undercover places to shelter! It also gave me and Alison chance to … Continue reading Colchester Zoo
Making the most of the very rare opportunity of a sunny and mild Bank Holiday Monday, I visited Suffolk Owl Sanctuary for the first time this year. As I had already visited the Sanctuary a couple of times last year, I had an idea of what birds they had, and where they flew them. This … Continue reading Suffolk Owl Sanctuary
Finally got around to uploading a few pictures from a visit to Dartmoor Zoo in August... The zoo was a lovely place to wander around, even though it very much looked like a work in progress, with quite a lot of enclosures and features under development. The zoo has two bears, which I was very … Continue reading Dartmoor Zoo
Colchester Zoo, June 2016 After recently getting inspired to get out and about with my camera again I went for a another wander around a local zoo, this time Colchester Zoo. I was hoping to get some photos of various animals, so that I can work entirely off my own reference photos for art, rather … Continue reading Animals at Colchester Zoo
Banham Zoo, April 2016 I took quite a lot of photos during this visit to Banham Zoo, but unfortunately not many of them came out - I think lack of practice has made my camera skills a bit rusty! These photos were taken with my Samsung once again, with a 55-200mm lens. The conditions that … Continue reading Animals at Banham Zoo!