When a caterpillar of the Polyphemus moth wove its cocoon outside his door, Sam Bland naturally broke out his camera.
Snow days are good days to look for birds. They’re a bit more conspicuous against the white background and a little more tolerant of humans.
Sam Bland got an unexpected surprise after Christmas on a jog down the beach at Emerald Isle. He rushed back with his camera to catch The Dance of the Dolphins.
The three species of glasswort that grow along the coast are hardy and salt tolerant and go out in a blaze of glory.