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Only 4 days to go…. Great Dorset Steam Fair 2017

 

 The Great Dorset Steam Fair (aka The National Heritage Show) is the world’s largest heritage and cultural event, held annually at Tarrant Hinton, in Dorset, UK. The event showcases Great Britain’s national industrial, agricultural and […]

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Dorset sunflower field at sunset

 

 This evening I spent a bit of time wandering around a field of majestic sunflowers at sunset. I’d been to the same Dorset sunflower field in July, but very early in the day. Tonight there was […]

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Stormy weather Sandbanks – August 2017

 

 Today the weather has been horrendous, so I popped down to Sandbanks to take a few photos. Torrential rain, gusts of wind – so strong that at times I could barely stand up – a […]

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Flower photography workshop, Saturday 4th November 2017

 

 I’ll be teaching a flower photography workshop, ‘Photographing and Painting Flowers’, on Saturday 4th November 2017, in conjunction with artist Penny Wilton. The workshop will be held at Holt Village Hall, Wimborne, Dorset. 9.30am – […]

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Sunflower field Dorset 2017 – sunrise

 

 This Dorset sunflower field was certainly a beautiful site, with the heavy, yellow heads of the sunflowers waking up to the early morning sunshine. Fields of sunflowers (Helianthus) are something I’ve been wanting to take photos […]

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Grooves on the Green 2017, Ashley Cross, Poole

 

 Photos from ‘Grooves on the Green’, Parkstone Park, Ashley Cross, Lower Parkstone, Poole, Dorset. http://www.groovesonthegreen.co.uk/ Above – 13th July 2017 – building the main stage for Grooves on the Green 2017. Below – photos from […]

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Dorset opium poppy fields 2017

 

 This year and for the previous two years (opium poppies 2015 and 2016), I’ve been photographing Dorset’s opium poppy fields. June 2017 was rather more difficult than previous times as the poppy fields were tucked […]

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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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The first train from Swanage to Wareham in 45 years!

 

 Tuesday 13th June 2017 will go down in history, with the arrival at Wareham Railway Station of the first train from Swanage to Wareham in 45 years. The railway line linking the towns was ripped […]

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