Another glorious day meant it was way to hot to venture out until 8.00pm in the evening. With sunset not until 9.20pm that’s not such a problem, the woods were still really dark with the heavy summer canopy blocking out much of the sunlight…so, this is a public footpath we (still) haven’t followed across the field of barley. I haven’t done any HDR for a while – so it was nice to run this shot through Photomatix to create this shot.
It’s poppy time!
Visited Walton on the Naze again today to shoot the Pill Boxes slowly being consumed by the North Sea. More images below…
That’s it, I’ve had enough…I’ve seen more bluebells this year than I have in the rest of my life put together and I’m officially bored of them now…for at least the next 11 months anyway!
It’s been a year or so since I last visited Hatfield Forest so it was nice to have an hour trotting around some of it this afternoon, even if it was rather drizzily when I arrived.
The sun started to break through when I got to the lake and the early evening continued to brighten up until I left in full sunshine later on. A couple more shots after the break:
We always get these pretty little flowers at the bottom of our garden. I’ve never noticed the pollen/stamen before.
Occasionally we get the odd Greylag Goose paying a visit to Doctors Pond and this chap was a fine specimen, strutting his stuff amongst the squabbling ducks and Canada Geese. Sad to report that we are down to 4 ducklings now from the original 7.
More cuteness from around Doctor’s Pond this morning…plenty more pictures after the break…
It was a beautiful morning in Great Dunmow today, just after sunrise with the mist still lingering across the fields viewed from the top of Beaumonts Lane…lovely start to the day.
I wasn’t expecting the quite thick mist that greeted me this morning, but it was a mild morning and spring certainly feels like it’s in the air…the oil seed rape is already flowering and there is an abundance of blossom around Great Dunmow at the moment…