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 [...]
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 [...]
Up this morning to make the tea and found myself looking out on a garden illuminated by mist beams. They only lasted about ten minutes and kept shifting but had to be captured ... stunning start to a beautiful sunny day. I thought mistbeams was a neat word and was going to copyright it as [...]