Swans on Water

Photographing swans is a relatively easy task especially if you live near a lake, pond or river where the swans are used to human contact and rightly or wrongly people feed them on a regular basis (probably best not to feed them white bread or rolls). Where I live swans are used to seeing people…

Swans and Cygnets on Highland Loch

Swans on Highland Loch

Highland Loch in the far north of Scotland I live within 5 minutes walk down a farm track and field to Loch Watten which is in the county of Caithness in the Scottish Highlands, about 15 miles from John O’Groats. This farming and crofting county has several well known wild brown lochs, Loch Watten is…

Loch Watten Swan Picture

Loch Watten

One of the pleasures of trout fishing on a loch is being able to share in the beautiful scenery, and later in a summers evening some glorious sunsets over the loch. While fishing on the loch I usually take my camera with me just in case I come across sunsets and wildlife I can photograph.…

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Swan Pictures and Paintings

Pictures of swans and young cygnets. I have created a number of Painting images based on the featured image on this page. You can find these free to use with attribution images under Picture Paintings (this will open a new browser tab/page).  The Painting images were created using painting image software using my original photograph. For…

Swan Painting Azo

Pictures and Paintings of Swans

Taking photographs of wildlife is a challenge and it often involves a lot of time, expensive cameras and telephoto lenses. I have none of these things to spare, well maybe now I do have the time, I do not have thousands of pounds to spend on digital camera equipment with lenses that allow me to…

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Swans

Swans are usually easy to photograph especially if you have a reasonable zoom lens that allows you to take up close pictures without disturbing the wildlife. When I came across hundreds of swans off the coast on the Tay Estuary a few years ago my camera was fairly basic (we are taking about camera technology in…