Weeds can be beautiful too

I’m a lover of dead flowers and the texture and lines they contain but I also love weeds! If you find the right light some weeds will give you really abstract images which look amazing when they are printed in a large format. Its about what you see – there is beauty everywhere. These were all taken at RSPB Fairburn Ings today where the light … Continue reading Weeds can be beautiful too

Signs of Autumn – my favourite season

A couple of months ago a bought a Canon 100 – 400mm zoom lens with the intention of hoping to improve my bird and wildlife photography. This is a slow process and I maybe get a couple of shots per session which are OK. It’s hard stepping out of your comfort zone but rewarding learning new techniques. We live near RSPB Old Moor and spend time … Continue reading Signs of Autumn – my favourite season

RSPB Fairburn Ings

I’ve been a member of the RSPB for a number of years now but have only recently had time to actually visit some of the sites apart from Old Moor which is fortunately within walking distance. Although they all vary in size, type of reserve and wildlife found there – they are without fail, wonderful places to visit. There is something so calming about nature … Continue reading RSPB Fairburn Ings

July 17th The Restorative powers of Nature

After a traumatic few weeks we treated ourselves to 2 days ‘off’. Headed for the Yorkshire coast to ‘recharge’. A day at RSPB Bempton Cliffs followed by a night in a boutique hotel in Filey (who knew that such things existed!) – woken by the sound of the sea and seabirds, followed by a day taking flower photos at Burton Agnes Hall. Nature is amazing … Continue reading July 17th The Restorative powers of Nature

12th, 14th & 15th April

Bit of a ‘catch up’ today as yesterday’s post was for the TSA to get the Learning Carnival photographs up! Sunday was Rosa’s 3rd birthday party Tuesday was a visit to RSPB Old Moor just for half an hour – the bird of paradise flowers were brought back by Amie from Gran Canaria – very impressed!   https://www.twenty20.com/jane.hewitt271/photos You can purchase images from the above … Continue reading 12th, 14th & 15th April