Red poppies at dawn, 2019

Red poppies at dawn, 2019

This morning I was up bright and very, very early, and in this Dorset red poppy field just after dawn. I was rewarded with the beautiful sight of mist rising above the red poppies just before the sun came out.

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Dorset Red Poppy Field, 2019

Dorset Red Poppy Field, 2019

Tonight I was recceing another photographic location, and chanced upon this gigantic red poppy field in Dorset. I haven't ever seen such a large field of red poppies, so this was a beautiful site, almost bringing a tear to my eye. Very 'late to the party' because of...

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Dorset’s Red Poppy Fields, 2019

Dorset’s Red Poppy Fields, 2019

Dorset red poppy fields have been very scarce this year – even more so than usual. I found this lovely field of scarlet flowers tucked away in the north of the county.

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Pasqueflowers at Martin Down, Wiltshire

Pasqueflowers at Martin Down, Wiltshire

Yesterday, I took a recce trip out to Martin Down Nature Reserve looking for the beautiful and rare pasqueflower (Pulsatilla vulgaris). Also known as the 'anemone of Passiontide', the pasqueflower blooms around Easter, deriving its name from the word Paschal ("of...

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Youth Strike 4 Climate Bournemouth Protest

Youth Strike 4 Climate Bournemouth Protest

This morning I went along to the Town Hall, in Bournemouth, to take photos of schoolchildren, students and parents protesting against climate change as part of Youth Strike 4 Climate's worldwide protests. This was an organised protest, and part of Youth Strike 4...

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The Decoy Overnight Shelter, Morden Bog

The Decoy Overnight Shelter, Morden Bog

For some time now I’d been wanting to find the old Decoy overnight shelter, at Decoy Heath, Morden Bog. This time I struck lucky in my quest.

I knew roughly where the old shelter was supposed to be, but hadn’t been able to find it before today.

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Wareham Forest: Sunshine & Silence

Wareham Forest: Sunshine & Silence

Today I took a trip out to Wareham Forest, with the intention of capturing photos of trees in the morning mist. However, it wasn’t meant to be, as sun came out quite quickly and the atmosphere was replaced by glorious winter sunshine.

Two photos of the woods, each with a very different feel.

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