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Hi to everyone.
Its great to get the camera out and get some shots do love the Blue-Tits Great & Coal Tits.Also love to get some macro shots in when possible but it looks like Essex is left behind when it comes to Butterflies a lot more variety in the west side of London.
I have been asked quite a few times if I use an IR beem for the bird's in flight shots the answer is no I have tried one in the past but I think they are to hit and miss I do better without one.

I do like to try and get some of the more rare hard to get Butterflies from time to time Purple Hairstreak / Black Hairstreak/ White-letter Hairstreak / Holly blue ok you don't always get the desired background because allot of them live up in the trees your lucky just to get a shot sometimes. But nice to see from the normal run of the mill.

I find the web site very interesting and I get some great inspiration from looking at what other photographers have done their is certainly some talent on here.
But I think EPZ has gone down hill since Pete Bargh is not in charge of it now. I can remember nearly every evening the members on line would go over the 200 mark and their was a lot more voting going on the web site was buzzing big time. Now the site seems to struggle getting to 70 or 80 on line no one is doing a lot of voting as much now on any photos. It was pleasing to get the odd award from the EPZ team and quite a few over the years it made my day and a lot of other members day's when they got awards from the EPZ team also, Now awards from the team are like gold dust I don't know why maybe they just can't be bothered with it and I see more people disable their voting and can't be bothered with it all.

This is just a list for my own reference of what birds I have photographed. Blue tit, Coal tit, Great tit,Bearded tit, Long-tailed tit, Crested tit, Greenfinch. Robin, Chaffinch, Swallow, Starling, Wren, Nuthatch, Red Kite, Dunnock, Goldfinch, Goldcrest, Sparrowhawk, Chiffchaff, Siskin, Wood warbler, Willow warbler, Meadow Pipit, Reed Warbler, Dartford warbler, Kingfisher, Mistle thrush, Reed Bunting, Kestrel, Barn owl, Stonechat, Little owl, Yellowhammer, Linnet,Yellow Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, White throat, Female Blackcap, Wheatear, Corn Bunting,Red Wing.


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28 Aug 2015 10:20PM
Beautiful lovely shots and really great portfolio Wink

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Truly beautiful portfolio, Eileen
Absolutely fabulous photos.
5 Nov 2013 8:44PM
Dear Pete

I've really really enjoyed looking though your PF which is as good as any I've seen here on EPZ!

19 Sep 2013 8:37AM
Wonderful set of Butterfly images Pete, beautifully captured and presented, sad that the season is done for this year, will seem a long time til the first ones appear in 2014. Look forward to more fabulous shots though. Regards, Andy
johnke Plus
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6 Jun 2013 8:10PM
I really enjoyed looking at your fantastic images in your PF, absolutely superb..Jhn
14 Apr 2013 6:58PM
You have an amazing portfolio, really enjoyed viewing ... Smile

Jenny Smile
15 May 2012 5:54PM
Lovely selection of birds and insects on your portfolio Pete - a real pleasure to view. John
Wow Pete, what a great portfolio, some beautiful captures here.

2 Jan 2012 7:03PM
Well where to start,but here we go. Stunning, fantastic, gorgeous, exceptional,exciting gallery of inspiring work pete.
Thanks to all for your Portfolio comments it is very much appreciated Smile
Rach1970 Plus
8 14 1 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2011 4:34PM
Stunning portfolio! Especially love the in-flight shots. Brilliant!
What a stunning portfolio you have put together the standard is fantastic any tips on captureing the flying tits would be appreciated .
4 Sep 2011 6:37PM
A stunning portfolio !
7 Aug 2011 7:57PM
fantastic nature photography some of the bird images are amazing
7 Aug 2011 7:54PM
Such an outstanding PF, the butterflies are so beautifully taken and the birds in flight are some of my favourites.
Just discovered your portfolio. Absolutely brilliant!

11 Jul 2011 10:32PM
Superb gallery - I am in awe!! I just love the way you have captured the birds in flight. Fantastic.
graceland Plus
12 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2011 2:53PM
Grin wow great pictures
5 Jul 2011 12:49PM
These are just incredible, such patience, beautiful work !!!!!
What can I say,i find your photos absolutely stunning !!!!!!!!!!!!
Best wishes,
Niknut Plus
6 1.4k 71 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2011 12:23PM
Great portfolio !......superb collection of 'in-flight' shots......all oozing with quality !!!
4 Jun 2011 12:43PM
Truly Amazing work and portfolio each one stunning ... and each one well studied and observed perfectly timed and composed...

Nikki !!!
You have a wonderful portfolio, superb images
JackieB Plus
6 18 3 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2011 9:13PM
What talent, your images are amazing. Fantastic PF

10 Jan 2011 8:33PM
Wonderful portfolio, you certainly have a talent with a camera in your hands.

What a stunning portfolio. It inspires me to try and attain your level of bird photography, Thank you.
lawbert Plus
10 1.8k 15 England
31 Dec 2010 6:27PM
An excellent portfolio Pete and a real joy to view,
Your timing and photographic knowledge is clearly evident in your in flight captures.
I wish you a happy, healthy, and photographically productive 2011
28 Dec 2010 7:37PM
Was having a look at your photos. You have an amazing ability to capture birds in flight. Your shots are wonderful. Moira
Sassie Plus
9 189 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 6:32PM
Love your work - are you using high speed flash?
26 Nov 2010 7:51PM
Superb portfolio.
14 Nov 2010 6:10PM
Outstanding photograhy!
14 Nov 2010 7:16AM
WOW Pete,this has to be the best PF i have seen on here so far for BIF,s especially for such small birds,brilliant just brilliant,
keep them coming as it very good work,
A superb portfolio displaying great skills.
Those birds caught in mid-fliht are a real delight!
I do love this portfolio,it has a definitive style with excellent work through out
FredF Plus
10 1 France
26 Oct 2010 8:32AM
Admiration for this fantastic portfolio.

24 Oct 2010 11:22PM
What a terrific portfolio. All your images are fantastic. Great stuff!

User_Removed 6 48 1 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 10:22AM
Excellent portfolio.
22 Oct 2010 10:03PM
Absolutely stunning gallery you have! Excellent work. Congrats.
26 Sep 2010 3:09PM
Wow, you have amazing set of images of these beatiful tits in your portfolio folio.

21 Sep 2010 8:06PM
Wow! What a great portfolio of work. I look forward to making many return visits.
17 Sep 2010 7:11PM
What an superb PF you got here.
Really amazing captures,especially these in flights!!
Keep up the great work.
30 Aug 2010 10:56PM
Wonderful set of photographs, very impressive, nice one!
Thanks to all of you for your comments on my portfolio very much appreciated.
25 Aug 2010 5:47PM
very nice PF regards,john.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2010 1:06PM
A very impressive portfolio.
User_Removed 6 48 1 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2010 6:52PM
Great set of photographs, love them all.
14 Jun 2010 6:16PM
Superb PF. Congratulations.

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