Sometimes I must remember that more can be better … I tend to focus closely on my subjects whereas occasionally a better photo can be gained by allowing the bigger picture to be seen. So, for example, I might usually tend to take a photo like this of a Celandine: Whereas, when I step back…… Continue reading A Step Back
If you let your grass grow tall into a beautiful meadow, you get this reward at this time of year … Soldier Beetles everywhere. I think it is their time to get out and about and find a mate, and since we let the grass grow tall in the back garden, they are in their…… Continue reading Benefits of Meadow Grass
after all day spent in a box I dip my toes into the meadow then dive… swim through the grass leap over the bushes splash back into ferns and bramble slow down drink in the haze herb robert evening primrose alchemilla willowherb as insects buzz their drunken songs and I am sinking back sinking into…… Continue reading after work
The title may be a slight exaggeration but there were a LOT of buttercups in this field when I was going for a walk at lunch time. I just had to get down low and try and capture the look of so many yellow splashes in the green.
Since that lunch hour stroll in the bluebells where I was taking shots of bluebells on bluebells on bluebells, I’ve kept on taking low down shots of flowers with the backgrounds a blur of colour. It’s something I like the look of and keep trying to perfect. Now that the grass is growing strong and…… Continue reading Spring Meadows