Tag Archives: Essex

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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24th July 2017 – Thank you!

I would like to say a huge thank you to all those people who attended my ‘Ancient Trees of Epping Forest’ exhibition during July at the Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge.  I had some very positive feedback and enjoyed showing people … Continue reading

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5th July 2017 Exhibition is Almost here!

It has been a hectic few weeks but I am almost ready for my first solo photographic exhibition of the Ancient Trees of Epping Forest. Over the next few days I shall be mounting and framing my work and laying … Continue reading

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Beeches of Flagstaff Hill in Epping Forest

Back in April I was introduced to ‘Big Bill’ which is an important keystone tree at Flagstaff Hill, near High Beech in Epping Forest. This is an impressive tall and straight pollarded Beech which is used for training arborists in climbing and health … Continue reading

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Deer Shelter Plain

Recently I visited Deer Shelter Plain with Jeremy Dagley.  It is a small triangle of land off of the busy Wake Arms Roundabout to the North of Great Monk Wood in Epping Forest. I’ve driven past it many times but … Continue reading

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Reflections in Epping Forest

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Old Oak at Barn Hoppitt

A bit of research at Epping Forest this week, love this old oak at Barn Hoppitt.  You can actually crawl right through it underneath!

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Mudflats

Summers evening at mudflats in Heybridge Basin, Essex

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Tree Graffiti

Tree graffiti in Epping Forest in Essex.  

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Sunrays through Smoke

Sun rays through smoke from charcoal production in a sustainable woodland I visited recently in Purleigh, Essex.

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Monkey Puzzle Tree

This tree has spiky branches and huge egg shaped cones.   See more of my images on 500px.com/marionsidebottom

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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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Burnham on Crouch Arts Trail 20th to 28th June 2015

This is my attic room where I’m preparing my canvasses for the Burnham Arts Trail 2015. You can catch my work in Jacaranda Florists in Burnham on Crouch in Essex from Sat 20th to Sun 28th June. Don’t forget to … Continue reading

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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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