Category Archives: Nature

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Pink Poppy Fields Dorset, 2018

For the last four years I’ve been photographing Dorset’s pink poppy fields – Papaver somniferum, the opium poppy.  However, since the summer of 2017 there had been quite a bit of speculation, on the web, as […]

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Red Poppy Fields, Berkshire, 2018

I spotted this gorgeous sea of red poppies tucked away in a Berkshire valley, accessible only on foot. In fact I’d given up on finding any red poppies this year, and it was quite by […]

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Snow at Ashley Cross and Whitecliff, March 2018

This morning Poole was covered in a blanket of snow…. for the second time this month. I wrapped up warmly and trudged out to have a look at the snow at Parkstone Park, Ashley Cross, […]

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Poole Park Lake in the Ice & Snow – February 2018

A few photos from an early morning trip to look at the ice at Poole Park, Poole, Dorset. The day before this we’d had a little bit of snow, which then stuck to ice that […]

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‘The Tree’

Almost exactly a year ago to the day I found this lonely pine tree whilst on a walk in Dorset.  All the other trees around had been felled, leaving just this one. I feel the […]

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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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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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