Tag Archives: Trees

A line of trees

I’ve been missing for two weeks. I’ve been elsewhere, and those of you who know me well will have figured that I was away in the European Alps, as is usual at this time of the year. I’ve just been … Continue reading

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Into the Canopy

I spent a lot of last Autumn looking at the leaf litter on the ground. In the last month I have done the opposite and looked up into the canopy. It’s a beautiful sight. We’ve all at one time or … Continue reading

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Perfect Symmetry

Sharp frosts and bright sunny days are days to be enjoyed and photographed. Especially when one is rewarded with an image like this. How do trees achieve this level of symmetry? I spotted this example late in the afternoon on … Continue reading

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Long Shadows

As the days grow shorter and the sun’s path across the sky becomes lower, the shadows grow longer. We were out on a shortish walk in one of our well-visitied locations and I looked through  a small copse of trees … Continue reading

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A shaft of light

We’ve reached that time of the year when the Greens look tired and shabby. That wonderful palette of greens that we enjoyed a few short months ago has gone, to be replaced by a homogenous tone. I was in the … Continue reading

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It rained overnight and so we didn’t hold out high hopes for today. We’ve stayed low: a bit of walking, exploring the back streets of Zermatt, and stopping to listen to music in the church square – part of a … Continue reading

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Tree Line

Wrest Park is a place we have been to several times before but not this late in the year (click Here and Here for previous posts). A different time of year is guaranteed to yield a different crop of images … Continue reading

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Seasonal Confusion

10 days ago, on what turned out to be the last warm sunny day of our Summer, we visited one of our favourite country estates – Wrest Park. It’s a place I have photographed before so on this occasion I … Continue reading

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Curtain down on Winter

Images of the approach of dusk are as good a symbol as I can come up with today to indicate that the curtain is finally coming down on this long gruelling winter.  This weekend we look forward to double digit … Continue reading

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An elusive image

The New Year dawned dry with a clear blue sky. Yes, hard to believe after all the rain we have had but it really was a fine day from dawn to dusk. So having recovered from New Year’s Eve and … Continue reading

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