I TOOK this photograph on the Isle of May in the Firth of Forth.
Time on the island is limited by the tidal conditions at the landing stage so I only had around two and a half hours to photograph the birdlife. On this visit I was keen to photograph the puffins.
Luckily I quickly found a spot were groups of puffins were gathering and soon had an assortment of photos.
This one I particularly liked as it showed a pair and an isolated individual which gave me the idea of the title Two’s Company.
Puffins are probably the most photogenic of our native seabirds with their brightly-coloured beaks and feet contrasting against the black and white of their plumage.
I took this photograph with a Canon 300D and Canon 400mm f5.6 lens. The settings were 400 ISO, f7.1 @ 1/2500 sec.
Pic of the Week is courtesy of Eastwood Photographic Society - Photography for All.