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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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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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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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Dorset Poppy Fields at Sunrise, 2015

At the end of June, 2015, I was lucky enough to capture the beautiful and magical moment when this huge field of pale pink opium poppies (Papaver somniferum) came to life in Dorset, just as […]