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Bluebell Woods

On previous years I have captured photos of Bluebells, and today I was checking out the location for a possible portrait shoot, with only my nifty 50 to hand - and the frustration that this brought really highlighted the importance of anticipating…

Year Two (41) - Photo Buddy is back!

Photobuddy is back and is the star of today's photoshoot, I wanted a focal point in the bluebell wood and my border collie was a willing model... well put it this way, he was keen to come for a walk and was happy to have the camera pointed in…

Year Two (39) - Starting to look at flowers

I am planning to have a few days out in the coming weeks taking photos of flowers - I won't have any control of the light - other than the direction in which I take  create the images from - I am not in charge of the weather - so whether it…

Year Two (35) - Playing in the Woods

I have been shown one of two different abstract effects recently that I you can take in camera, so this weekend I headed off to visit the bluebells with a prop, and some ideas to try something different. These are the results of my experiments. This…

Year Two (32) Bluebells Revisited

It's bluebell season - last year I took photos of bluebells at the end of April ... and shared my topical post here and another one here - this year I knew I had to try again, to see what I remember from last year and to experiment more with…

Day 130 - Another 10k and Going Wide in the Bluebell Wood

This morning I completed another 10k - it sounds like I am a runner but I am not... I started running just over a year OK and today I ran that race again, slower than I did then ... hubby steamed a head - he is a new runner too.... but although…

Day 120 - Bluebells, Bluebells and Bluebells

I have been out on four separate occasions to capture bluebells and I have chosen a selection of my favorite images here. Trip 1 & 3 - 18-250mm lens, trip 2 I had my 17-70mm lens,  and trip 4 my 100 mm lens - the middle two trips were to…

Day 119 - Unhelpful Photo Buddies

I have been out on a few walks recently trying to capture Bluebells as they are just coming into flower in some pockets of the New Forest National Park, and I love them - rather than posting each time I photograph the bluebells my plan was to…