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A favourite subject on my early morning walk…


We were doing a bit of gardening this morning and I spotted this very small damselfly come into the garden and hang from a small potted plant. I believe it is a female Emerald Damselfly, lestes sponsa, but please don’t hold me to that…I have a very bad reputation for my critter identification. I assume it has come in from Doctors Pond and it’s the first damselfly I have seen this year.

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This Saturday I spent taking a lot of portraits of families with friends from the Bishops Stortford Camera Club. On arrival at the studio in Sawbridgeworth we were running the event from I noticed the River Stort running past, and these two canoeists heading my way. I grabbed my camera and got this HDR shot of them happily paddling away.


18Oct

288/366 Autumn on the River Chelmer, Great Dunmow

Sunday started reasonably early for me as I had to complete my second assignment for the marketing diploma I’m currently taking. I wanted to spend the whole day at it so made sure I got out early to capture the days photograph.

It was a glorious, warm, autumn morning with just a hint of mist rising off the Chelmer and some lovely colours in the trees and bushes.

Autumn on The Chelmer, Great Dunmow