Bluebells are not the easiest of Spring flowers to photograph but they are most definitely one of the Icons of the season. They create a haze of blue, and that is how they are commonly photographed – en masse. My attempts to photograph them have been well documented here and here.
In addition to the wild bluebells that are so well known, there are also cultivated varieties. These tend to be larger, sturdier plants and come in blue, pink and white. We have them growing at the end of our garden underneath the fruit trees where we let the grass grow long in Springtime.
These images are from previous years when the late afternoon light has graciously appeared, and when the ground is dry enough for a session of lying flat on the grass without getting soaked, with a Mirror Lens for company. All three of today’s images were taken with the Mirror Lens. I love the way it isolates and creates its own unique atmosphere.