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John Crabb Wildlife Images
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More bird paintings and photos
It has been a quiet time on the artistic side for the last few months, but I have been doing something ! Here, for example, is  magnificent Short Eared Owl photographed  on the Steart Marshes reserve in Somerset, UK. These birds are regular winter visitors ...
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Painting the Bonny Brown Hare!
This is the story of the creation of a recent wildlife painting. Everywhere I go I see paintings, sculptures and photos of Hares - it seems that people love them. As I have some of my own nice Hare photos it suddenly felt like time to create a painting! Thi...
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More bird oil painting
ALL PHOTOS IN THIS BLOG WILL ENLARGE IF YOU CLICK ON THEM  Here is the finished painting. I thought I had better come clean up front so that you can decide if you want to read on. If so, here is the story of how it was painted.   I started the same way as u...
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Frog Painting
PHOTOS IN THIS BLOG WILL ENLARGE IF YOU CLICK ON THEM   OK, so I am going to give an honest account of my experience of trying to paint a frog. This is not one of those normal art demos where the artist seems to start with so much skill that , no matter how...
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Painting a Fox in Oils
ALL PHOTOS IN THIS BLOG WILL ENLARGE IF YOU CLICK ON THEM This Blog post tells the story of how I painted a Fox in oils. The starting point was one of my own photos   My main interest has been wildlife and particularly bird photography. You can see the sort...
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From Bird Photography to Oil Painting Birds
 ALL THE PHOTOS IN THIS BLOG WILL ENLARGE IF YOU CLICK ON THEM These days I like to think of myself as a bird photographer. If you visit my website at  www.johncrabb.co.uk   I think you will appreciate why. It is crammed with bird photos! Logical. I have be...
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More Wildlife of the Wetlands
All the photos in this blog will expand if you click on them.   Some nice activity recently. So pleased to be out with my camera on a nice day! First up is this Roe Deer caught relaxing at #RSPB Ham Wall a short while back. It had found a nice sunny corner ...
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Exciting birds at RSPB Ham Wall
Note: All the photos in this particular Blog will expand for a closer view if you click them. A great day at #RSPB Ham Wall last weekend! The Glossy Ibis that has been there for some time actually showed itself in front of one of the hides. And to add to th...
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Even on a quiet day, there's always a bird photo to be had.
It's a funny thing but, even when I come back from a bird photography outing feeling that I have had a pretty blank day, there always seems to be something surprisingly interesting in the camera. I guess that this is all about pressing the shutter when your...
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I do like to be beside the ....
... Seaside of course! Despairing of taking any new pictures during this unusually quiet period for inland birds, I visited the coast recently. I had previously noticed a small group of Fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis ) taking up positions on the cliff ledges. ...
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