Category Archives: Natural Patterns

Art on the Quay, Burnham-on-Crouch

I’m back at Art on the Quay between 11am – 3pm this Saturday for Burnham Arts Trail. Some new prints arrived today which I will bring tomorrow, might be some places you know Burnham Art Trail #BAT18 I also have a … Continue reading

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Tree Stories of Epping Forest

I have been busy in the last few months photographing and speaking to people who live, work, study and visit Epping Forest. Read on to find out about some of the interesting people I have met along the way. Over … Continue reading

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The Forest is Changing…

The landscape and trees of Epping Forest are always changing. Seasonal changes are the most obvious and I’m sure I’m not alone in looking forward to the vibrant colours that are coming with the Autumn. Sadly there are also physical … Continue reading

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Ice Cave

Inside a glacial ice cave. Taken whilst glacier hiking in Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland. A splash of creative colour added whilst editing.

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Kew Greenhouse Puddle

This is an image I took of a puddle in the tropical greenhouse at Kew Gardens. I went there with my sister to see my images in the International Garden Photographer of the Year 9 (IGPOTY) Exhibition. This one has … Continue reading

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Glacier Lines

Taken in Iceland

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Common Knapweed

Common Knapweed taken in the grounds of Writtle College in Essex at the start of the English summer.  I love the spherical shape of the flowerheads and the fragility of the pinky/purple flowers when they open.  

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Splinter

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

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

I always look forward to this exhibition at the Natural History Museum and this year was no disappointment.  Aside from the picture of the Giant Sequoia in my last post, there are five tree related images that really caught my … Continue reading

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Peter Randall Page

Have found another artist, this time a sculptor that I really like called Peter Randall Page who is inspired by natural shapes and patterns. I’ve seen his seed sculpture at the Eden Project and the scientific author Philip Ball has … Continue reading

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Aaron Ansarov Zooids

I love this set of photographs of zooids (Portuguese Man of War jellyfish) by Aaron Ansarov on the Guardian website. He is a fine artist who specialises in macro photography. The jellyfish are photographed live and returned to the ocean … Continue reading

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