Before heading to Derbyshire for the summer to work in ecology I spent a lot of time just with the birds in my Highland garden. By “a lot of time” I mean months. Primarily January through to April, during the coldest time here, I walked and sat by the sea, walked on the Machair, andContinue reading “Hope is the thing with feathers”
“I found a new hide yesterday. Great little find nearby, with so many species frequenting the feeders…”
“So I started editing a bit to give my macro plant images a bit more character and unique quality. I liked the idea of toning everything down into moody blues and greys.”
“I never liked dahlias when I was studying horticulture at Royal Horticultural Society levels and learning all the plant names. I found them blousy and showy and over-the-top – not subtle in any way, unlike my favoured hardy geraniums.”
Macro photography is utterly addictive to me.
Here are a few captures from Harlow Carr in Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK from the weekend.
A few images from Calke Abbey National Trust estate house.