Category Archives: Landscape

Setting Sun Over Dead Oak Tree

Each time I revisit these trees the scene is changing.  Fallen trees have been removed and the others are gradually falling apart. Visit me at 500px

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Splinter

An ancient hornbeam tree slowly breaks down in Hatfield Forest, Essex

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Plane Trees are Beautiful

This wide angle image was taken lying on the forest floor looking up the tree.  I only had a few dead leaves and twigs stuck in my hair as a result but it was worth it to get this picture. … Continue reading

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Now for some colour!

I took this on Lokrum Island, near Dubrovnik in Croatia.  The island has botanical gardens, an ancient olive grove, a derelict monastery, salt pool for swimming, rocky cliffs and a large population of peacocks.  Apparently Richard the Lionheart was shipwrecked … Continue reading

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Trees of New Hall School

Last week I met with the knowledgeable head gardener Adrian Jacobs who has been working at Newhall School near Chelmsford in Essex since 1987, to talk about the trees at the school. On the New Hall Estate sits the magnificent Tudor … Continue reading

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Terrific Trees! FSC Photography Competition 2014

I am thrilled to say that I have been awarded first place in the ‘Terrific Trees’ category of the Forestry Stewardship Council’s 2014 photography competition.  It is now down to the people’s choice to vote for the overall winner.  If … Continue reading

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Old Man Tree

Weathered and beaten over 900 years this dead oak tree resembles a wizened old man. See more of these images in my Ebook, just £3.99 for a download from Blurb

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Ancient Beech Roots in Epping Forest

Taken in March whilst the forest awaits spring.

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http://digital-photography-school.com/4-tips-for-taking-better-photographs-of-trees/

http://digital-photography-school.com/4-tips-for-taking-better-photographs-of-trees/   Interesting article on the Digital Photography School website by Gavin Hardcastle on photographing trees with a link to a tree gallery.

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  http://store.blurb.co.uk/ebooks/473110-the-lonely-oaks-ebook Photographer Marion Sidebottom explores the sculptural forms of a group of ancient dead oak trees in Essex from the first rays of sunrise to the dead of night.

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Protected: Meeting with External Examiner Terry Perk – 2nd June 2014

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