Category: Landscapes

Temperate Rain Forest Woodland

I recently had the opportunity to visit Scotland’s Temperate Rain Forest on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula. This beautiful part of the world is home to some of the last remaining Temperate Rain Forest. Two of our friends; PJ and JJ retired to the peninsula a few years ago and invited us to stay for a holiday, […]

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On Sunday I decided I had to break my period of inactivity and get out and take some photographic images of woodland. I had just read a magazine that listed some places to visit in the New Forest. I Had been to them all before but one, I had not visited for a very long […]

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Well it was two weeks ago. Every year there is always a few weeks in the spring when the woodland in the south of England bursts into a beautiful blue colour scheme. The Bluebells have arrived. Despite trying many times over the years, I have never yet got an image that I thing nails what […]

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Early Morning Mist

Today I wanted to get out and take some images as I have been “missing in action” for a few weeks. I decided to go to a nearby nature reserve called Kingley Vale. Kingley Vale is internationally renowned for its ancient Yew woodland. When I arrived, it was after dawn but the sun was only […]

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Sanctuary

I have seen a few images lately, both at my local camera club, and also online, where people have added “artistry” to an images by blending in unrelated images as layers and then editing the results in Photoshop. I have been living with this image of Idsworth Church on my photo frame for a while; […]

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Yesterday I visited Kimmeridge in Dorset with a couple of friends from our Facebook photowalking group. The tides were right but unfortunately the weather was dull and overcast. Though this was supposed to break up late morning it never did. As expected this resulted in some rather flat raw files so I had to consider […]

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Winter Bracken

Living on the south coast of England means we tend not to have cold winters. We tend to have mild wet ones. That means a period of very cold weather is something of a treat for photographers. Unusually, we have just had a week of very cold weather here, as a high pressure stalled over […]

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According to the song, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. However, i think for photographers, Autumn is the most wonderful time. There is plenty of colour as nature prepares for winter, and when its not raining in the south of England, its a lovely time to walk in the woods and enjoy […]

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Today I went to the New Forest, to a place called Bolderwood. Bolderwood is a popular place so I got there just as the sun rose, though the weather was grey and overcast with spots of rain. Bolderwood is famous for two things; its arboretum and the deer sanctuary. I was not there for deer […]

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After seeing some awesome photographs of the Milky Way, presented as a night time landscape commonly known as nightscape, I decided I wanted to try to capture a nightscape of my own. As is my usual method I began to research online what I needed to know to create such a shot. There are many […]

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