Mountain Pansy in Malham Dale near Malham Tarn

Mountain Pansy

In a secluded spot above the masses gathered at Malham Cove, I take a breather from the picnics and selfies and find some space, some quiet, and a flower I’ve never seen before. Read more


New Normal - Portrait Project taken during the Covid 19 corona virus lockdown in the UK by Rich Bunce Walking Photographer

New Normal, A Lockdown Portraiture Project

"I need things to go back to normal; I just don't want it to."

2020 has been been a terrible year, but it has also been a defining year. It has forced change, some good, some bad. It has introduced what many describe as a "new normal". Read more


Mother and son watch a mason bee approach solitary bee nest box

Is this the Summer of a Lifetime?

It won’t just be the virtual watchers of a Sun appearing over a pixelated Stonehenge who will have changed their plans this Summer.  All of us to varying degrees will have had to abandon preparations and adapt in the wake of the Covid pandemic. Read more


Long Tailed Tit, Aegithalos caudatus with nest material

Lichen, Moss and 1,500 feathers! The Wonder of a Long Tailed Tit's Nest

Nature is full of gob-smackingly awesome engineering, and right up there with the best of them is the long-tailed tit nest. Long-tailed tits are one of my favourite garden birds. It’s impossible not to smile when these miniature Nerf balls grace you with their presence. Read more


Plastic flamingo looking through window

Conwy: Castles, Peacocks & Flamingos

Flamingos, peacocks and tropical caravans might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of Conwy in Wales.Read more


Sunset over ilkley moor by white wells

Why I Still Carry a Camera on Grey "Flat" Days...

Are housebound days more bearable in hot and sunny weather or is confinement easier on the cold and wet ones? As week six of lockdown measures in the UK drawers to a close, I'm still not sure.

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Backlit daffodil, still from photo walk video

A Five Minute Walk In Lockdown

Spring is in the air and loo roll is back in the shops. Hooray! As we approach week four of lockdown, the bingeworthy boxsets are starting dwindle and novelty of being at home is beginning to wane. It's time to see things in a new light! Read more


Baildon Swifts: Pre-Season Training

"Shortbread or Gingers Nuts?!" These choice biscuits and one or two cups of tea will be the only immediate reward for braving the lofty heights of Baildon's hilly settlements today. Read more


Walking With Ciara

Local videos of ominous brown water reaching conservatory doors, trampolines on railway lines and a blockade that wouldn’t look out of place on the set of Les Miserables in front of our local pub. “Viva La Red Lion!” Read more


Every Moment Matters: Tide and Time at Ravenscar

Every moment matters” - A trope that feels more true today as I charge eastward, attempting to reach my destination before the sun kisses the horizon. It’s the start of winter, a time when tide and time conspire to ruin the best-laid plans of mice and photographers! Read more