Libelloides coccajus Roosting at sunset on the Causse de Gramat.

Prickly Leaf Beetle

Prickly Leaf Beetle Hispa atra These tiny beetles, about 3mm long, can only be appreciated through a lens.

Looking for insects in Winter - Nature Notes

For the insect photographer Winter can be long and depressing, so I often resort to seeking out small invertebrates wherever I can find them. Heavy rain in the week before Christmas brought some flooding to the river, the debris left as a strand line is one good place to look.

Emerald Damselfly

Emerald Damselfly (Lestes sponsa) on a dewy morning. 8th September 2014 Canon EOS 7D. 100mm macro lens, 1/125th second, f/11, ISO 400.