Category Archives: Spring

Spring has Sprung

April was a real mixed bag of weather from warmth to snow and a profusion of April Showers – sunshine one minute, pouring rain the next. How trees, plants and flowers make sense of this is a mystery but they … Continue reading

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Down the Garden

Two more Springtime images today from the bottom of our garden. Which is taken with a Mirror Lens? The first one is fairly obviously taken with one. It shows the typical – and in this case rather intrusive – ring-shaped … Continue reading

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Dockey Wood Bluebells

Finally we got to visit our favourite Bluebell Wood two days ago. This is Dockey Wood on the Ashridge Estate not far from Berkhamstead. It’s the best Beech wood with Bluebells that I know, and we have been visiting this … Continue reading

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Bluebells close to home

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 … Continue reading

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Spring Time

A funny thing has happened to me this Spring. Funny meaning ‘odd’ or ‘strange’. I’ve struggled to get engaged with the season – in general and photographically. It’s a mixture of ‘I’ve seen it all before’, and a distinct failure … Continue reading

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Snowdrops through a Mirror

The seasonal year is peppered with icons. We measure the progress of the year via these seasonal events. Snowdrops are one of the first blooms to flower, appearing often in mid February. So far this year I have not photographed … Continue reading

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Late Light

Every photographer knows there is something special about early morning or evening light. It has warmth, it throws long shadows and has the ability to light-up the landscape. For a brief while in the evening at this time of the … Continue reading

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