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Flooded Woodland

2024 is Proving to be a Bit of a Damp Squib

We are now into March and I cannot remember such a damp start to a year for a long time. It seems like it has been raining pretty much every weekend since the new year, and when it is not raining its usually mid week, so I am stuck at work. Even when it does

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It’s Bluebell Season Again! What can you do?

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

A couple of hours makes all the difference

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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Winter Bracken

Hoar Frost in the New Forest

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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Eyeworth Wood in the Autumn

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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Bolderwood, New Forest

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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