There is something about the garden's very early morning light at this time of year, as summer starts to fade and autumn waves enticingly from the wings, that really starts a day off well. All the more so with a mug of tea. It doesn't get much better than this. Verse [...]
Nine years ago we were birding and botanising in Austria and the Czech Republic with a pause for history and culture in Prague. I was especially struck by the interplay of light on the stone columns in this medieval cathedral.
This photo was taken in a forest on the west coast of Scotland about five years ago and was remarkable for the mossy layer covering around and bark - extraordinarily atmospheric. More recently, I happened to be reminded of Terry Pratchet's "Wee Free Men" and for some reason this image bubbled to the surface [...]
Sometimes, the colours of flowers, especially yellows and golds, really "pop" after sunset but before it is fully dark. There are creatures out there in the garden still quietly going about their business.
Golden Light Three years ago a group of Arboretum volunteers created the "Canada 150 Trail" to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the creation of Canada.Quite by chance it was found this year that the Birch Alley that forms part of the trail is directly oriented towards the setting sun for the few [...]
Just a dozen photographs from our early May visit to England - here to share a dozen or so photographs that friends on Facebook have voted the best of the bunch. We like them also. At the Pightle Hogwarts looming over the British National Library Pre-storm light [...]
Katsura tree The garden Katsura tree always seems to glow in low light at this time of year once the leaves turn to golden yellow. This evening I tried to capture some of the effect. EXIF data Copyright © All images are made available under a Creative [...]
Low sunlight this morning illuminated our neighbours trees EXIF data Copyright © All images are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5 CA) License … which really just means that you are very welcome to share and use any of these images, but [...]
Early morning at Kenauk A picture from the archives ... Several years ago while staying in the cabin at Kenauk I took my camera and a mug of coffee for a short walk. To the left of the trees is a large lake that was dense with early mist while to the right is [...]