Botanical Collage

This weekend I wanted to go out and hunt for frog orchids on the downs, but my little car had other plans, flashing scary warning lights at me, so I found myself at home in the village this weekend. As this week’s challenge for #wilfdlflowerhour (my favourite Twitter event every Sunday at 8-9pm) I went … More Botanical Collage

Water lilies

November finds us in another lockdown and the weather is wet and dull outside, so to cheer myself up I’ve been losing myself in photo editing. I’d taken a few images of water lilies in the last few weeks and they’ve formed the basis of this series. I love the shapes of the lily leaves, … More Water lilies

Foxgloves

As I sit here and the rain lashes against the window panes I am casting my mind back to the long hot days of the summer and the beauty of the foxgloves that greated me on walks on the downs and in the woods. So I thought I would create a post this week about … More Foxgloves

Greater stitchwort

To celebrate having the image below shortlisted in the Plants and Fungi category of CUPOTY 02, I’ve put together this little collection of images of Greater stitchwort, Stellaria holostea, one of my favourite spring flowers. All of these images were taken on walks around the village. The flowers are common in the verges, woodland rides … More Greater stitchwort

IGPOTY 12

I’m delighted to share that I have two winning images in this year’s International Garden Photographer of the Year. Dandelion has been awarded finalist in the Abstract Views category and Cherry Blossom has been highly commended in the same category. You can see all the winning images here. Both images will feature in the limited … More IGPOTY 12