Category Archives: Nature

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Red poppy field Dorset 2017

Today, on the way back from photographing a white daisy field, I spotted a field of wheat interspersed with red poppies. Of course I had to stop and take photos: you can’t drive by a […]

 
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Sunrise over an ox-eye daisy field Dorset

This morning I was up at an extremely unsocial hour of the day in order to take sunrise photos of a field of white daisies in Dorset (ox-eye daisies).  I’d spotted the beautiful white daisies […]

 
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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

In 2017 I was lucky enough to make it through to the final ten photographers of the ‘Portfolio Category’ of the RHS Photography Competition. This meant my photographs were on show at the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, […]

 
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Purple Crocuses Broadwater Avenue, Poole, Dorset

The spring-flowering, purple crocuses in Broadwater Avenue, in Lower Parkstone, Poole, have been there for as long as I can remember. Each year the delicate flowers have been spreading a little further but, in my opinion, 2017 is […]

 
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Snowdrops, Kingston Lacy

  Today I went to photograph snowdrops at Kingston Lacy. It was a gorgeous and beautifully sunny day, but very busy because it was the end of half term. Due to the crowds I realised it […]

 
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3 Days of Freezing Fog and Ice!

Weather-wise, this week has been fairly exceptional, with three days of freezing fog and ice. In fact this is the kind of weather that I dream of… apart from snow. Weather extremes always make for good […]

 
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“Lest We Forget”. Centenary of the Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme was fought by the British and French against the German Empire. It was the largest battle of the First World War on the Western Front and took place between 1 July […]

 
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Red Poppy Fields of Dorset

These photographs of red poppy fields, below, were taken throughout June 2016. For photos of Dorset’s pink opium poppies, click here. Red poppies, Dorset. 30th June 2016.      

 
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Dorset Opium Poppies 2016

I was lucky enough to take photos of some Dorset opium poppies in 2015.  In 2016, due to inclement weather, achieving decent photos of the ‘morphine poppy’ (Papaver somniferum) has proved a little more difficult. The sunrise image of […]

 
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Beautiful Peony

 

 
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