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We had our weekend walk around Rowney Woods near Saffrom Walden and saw a couple of Buzzrads flying in the distance. Unusually, 1 of them left his usual area and gave us a fly past as he headed off to pastures new.

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Stepping to the left hand side of these groynes (see earlier picture) you got quite a different photograph…mainly because you are shooting more into the sun.

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These seals at Horsey Gap are really very lazy…sleep, sleep, sleep is all they seem to do…or is it?

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I was in Norfolk for a couple of days over the weekend for our works Christmas do and actually managed to get up for sunrise! It always helps that I don’t sleep well in a new bed.

Anyhow, I was in Gorleston-on-Sea and had taken the trouble to look at a Google map of the area and had convinced myself I was in Lowestoft so I could shoot the pier…I wasn’t and I couldn’t!

So these groynes were the next best thing!

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I visited Horsey Gap in Norfolk on Saturday where there are over 1400 grey seal pubs…and their parents, gathered along the shore. It’s quite a sight.

So here’s a super cute shot of just one of them who had clearly had a busy day.

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It’s been a while since I took a shot of The Star in Great Dunmow…and it’s a while since I took this particular shot, but I hadn’t realised that I hadn’t posted this here.

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This female Sparrowhawk caught her dinner in our back garden – I noticed the fact when I walked into the kitchen to make a cup of tea…you couldn’t miss all those feathers. I was able to pop my lens through the cat flap to get to the birds eye-level and capture the action!

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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.

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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…

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