Sunday, March 28, 2010

Photography Fellowship Panel

In November 2009 I was honoured with a Fellowship by the Irish Photographic Federation. Here are the 20 images I used in my panel entitled Insects and other arthropods of County Mayo.

White Legged Millipede (Tachypodoiulus niger)

Vine Weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus)

Tachinid Fly (Dexia rustica)

Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)

Small Blue (Cupido minimus)

Peacock (Inachis io)

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

Large Red Damselfly (Pyrrhosoma nymphula)

Keeled Skimmer Male (Orthetrum coerulescens)

Keeled Skimmer Female (Orthetrum coerulescens)

Holly Blue (Celastina argiolus)

Dingy Skipper (Erynnis tages)

Dark Green Fritillary (Mesoacidalia agaia)

Common Rough Woodlice (Porcellio scaber)

Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus)

Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus)

Bumblebee (Bombus Sp.)

Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamnii)

Beautiful Demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo)


  1. Congratulations, you certianly deserve the honour. Some great shots and I especially like the woodlouse, the millipede and the face of the damselfly.

  2. Thanks Kerry, it took a lot of work and patience to get there but it was well worth it and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to improve their photography.

  3. A lovely series, congratulations!