Poppy Season

As a nature photographer I love photographing the different seasons, colours and flowers that it brings. Now is the time that beautiful Poppies form blankets of red across the fields.

The best time to photograph Poppies is either sunrise or sunset as the colours look stunning. The Golden Hour!

First thing when you stumble on a poppy field
is to respect the land.
It’s probably on farm land.

Close up of Poppy

Poppy waiting to emerge

Poppy & seeds photographed on a light box

Bank Holiday Weekend

Hope you are all having a great Bank Holiday (UK) weekend? I’m having a lovely one: the weather could be a bit sunnier but at least it’s dry. I’ve spent most of the weekend in the garden and my garden project is nearly complete, I’ll put a before and after up later on. May 1st […]

Happy Halloween

Hope you all have a good Halloween. I’ll be sitting in front of a roaring fire watching something spooky on television with my pumpkin curry!

Nunnington Hall

I had a visit to Nunnington Hall & Gardens which is owned by the National Trust. Their botanical displays were absolutely gorgeous. Here are just a few of the many, many displays. If you want to find any information about Nunnington or any of the National Trust properties/gardens please click here. Latest Instagram posts – […]

IGPOTY – Results

Hope everyone’s having a great week so far? We are in the final week of October as it is the first of November on Monday. Who’s having a Halloween party or have decorated your house or carved a pumpkin? The results of the IGPOTY results for Square Crop Competition are in. Unfortunately I was not […]

Indian Summer

Brilliant blue sky & hot Autumn sun today (Friday). How lovely to be sat basking in the garden. The term Indian summer reached England in the 19th century, during the heyday of the British Raj in India. This led to the mistaken belief that the term referred to the Indian subcontinent. In fact, the Indians in question […]

Red Leaves, Yellow Leaves

Day 6 post-surgery and the pain in my shoulder is a dull ache rather than not stop pain. It has been a most lovely Autumnal day so I decided to go for a short walk to collect some leaves to ease the boredom and to stop looking at my messy garden (thanks to the wind […]

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