Tag Archives: Texture

500 Year Old Oriental Plane Tree

This oriental plane tree (Platanus orientalis)  is one of two located just outside the Renaissance gardens and arboretum of Trsteno in Croatia.  They are thought to be approximately 500 years old and have a colourful history including helping to save … Continue reading

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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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Ancient Silver Birch in Suffolk

Anyone heard of Pro Arb Magazine? I have some images and a quote in the Ancient Tree Forum’s January column in this magazine. This article is about a beautiful ancient Silver Birch tree which is possibly the oldest one in … Continue reading

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Physalis Fruit

This was created by photographing a physalis on a mirror with a 105 mm macro lens and a ring flash.  I then edited the image as usual i.e. contrast, clarity etc. and whitened the background.  I desaturated the leaves and then … Continue reading

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Glacier Lines

Taken in Iceland

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Rugged Icelandic horse

Iceland has the most beautiful horses.  I went there with some friends recently and we hired a car and drove around the usual tourist trails.  We had terrible weather but this was taken one morning during a brief break in the … Continue reading

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Helter Skelter Tree

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

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Otter and its pebble

This was taken at the Durrell Wildlife Park in Jersey, what an amazing conservation zoo!

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The Crowhurst Yew

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

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Incline

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

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Splinter

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

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