Category Archives: Texture

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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Glacier Lines

Taken in Iceland

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Helter Skelter Tree

An ancient hollow oak with a twist, taken in Sherwood Forest.

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Yew Tree & Roots

One of the Wakehurst Yews. The Victorians planted these Yew trees and their roots have grown in a spectacular way over the boulders to get a foothold in the soil.

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The Crowhurst Yew

This is one of my favourite iconic British trees Colour version on 500px

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Silver Birch & Wellingtonia

  I recently went to the Ancient Tree Forum’s annual conference in Suffolk and Norfolk.  This picture was taken at one of the conference venues at Lynford Hall Hotel, Mundford in Norfolk.  There are rows of beautiful Wellingtonia trees in … Continue reading

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Incline

An ancient oak tree gradually inclines over the centuries in Suffolk, UK.

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Ancient Oak is trying to talk!

I think this ancient oak tree in Suffolk is trying to say something.

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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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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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Ancient Beech Roots in Epping Forest

Taken in March whilst the forest awaits spring.

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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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