The Azaleas in the Isabella were glorious for all to see. For those of you not in the UK, we have been subject to a very strict COVID19 lockdown and the whole season was lost during 2020, but in 2021 we were able to visit The Isabella once again to see this wonderful annual spectacle. If you are lucky enough to live in London my advice is to visit the Isabella when you can.
Finding the secret places to walk in Richmond Park is a rare pleasure… Richmond Park is vast.
Given that it is located in south west London, Richmond Park is constantly amazing to me.
As a photographer I can find images of calm within walking distance of my house and London, one of the largest cities in the world.
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Spring is now here, and with lockdown, here in the UK, finally coming to an end I can get back to shooting some beautiful images.
Whilst wandering through Richmond Park I happened upon this view on the slopes above the polo field by Ham Gate.
A billion yellow meadow ants in Richmond Park were witness to a wonderful sunset this evening.
To all my friends and family, both here in the UK and around the world, Spring is nearly here.
If you are still in lockdown, like we all are here in the UK, hang on in there!
When I was a child I used to make mud pies and mud volcanoes. I could make inappropriate squidgy noises, by poking my fingers into it.
I carry a x2 teleconverter (SEL20TC) in the bag to give the extra reach should I need it. It rarely gets used as, long ago, I learned that I always have the ultimate tools to allow me to get closer to the subject (my legs).
“It’s amazing what you can do with a half gold reflector in the shade.”
On days like this it’s easy to forget that I live in London. A walk or a run in Richmond Park is a privilege that I never take for granted. It has been an Eden for our family since the global pandemic began.
I thought I’d post Cody in Richmond Park today. The weather has been overcast here, and I have been stuck in the house, so I thought I’d brighten up the day with this shot Cody, a friend of mine, at the top of Broomfield Hill.
Even on the bleakest of days there’s something to shoot.
Here’s a black & white Coronation Plantation in Richmond Park snapped on the mobile, and graded in Adobe Camera RAW.
Up at the crack of sparrows’ this morning. “The mist has descended over Richmond Park” and according to Joanna. “We must get up there now!”
Well, we were looking for mist, and mist we found…
Richmond Park was flooded with sunshine on Saturday. The azure blue sky was amazing. These ladies (Red Deer) were just hanging around, basking in the midday sun.
If you make the effort and walk just a little further along the path, just a little deeper into the the trail, the sound of the people, clustering along the Azalea paths, by Thomson’s Stream, begin to recede
On our many walks amongst the trees we often stumble across a tree that is slowly returning to the soil. Most of these appear bedraggled and beaten. This tree has been pollarded by the rangers, I suspect for safety reasons.
When viewed from the trail it reminded me of a falcon’s talon, not sad and beaten, but strong, with presence and with purpose.
the quality or condition of being green, as the condition of being covered with green plants or grass or inexperience attributable to youth. — verdant, adj.
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