Monthly Archives: February 2012

Fern

I saw this fern in the glass-house at the Royal Horticultural Society garden, near Ripley in Surrey.  I was drawn to the contrast between the striking green leaves and its much darker background.  To compose this image I placed my camera so that … Continue reading

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Butterfly – Blue Morpho

The hazy nature of this view gives a good impression of the misty, tropical, jungle habitat within which many beautiful butterflies live.  This is an artistically satisfying image of a Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides), which presents the butterfly as though … Continue reading

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Butterfly – Tree Nymph

Last Friday saw my second visit of the year to the Royal Horticultural Society garden, Wisley, in search of butterflies.  This was more productive than my visit of the previous week as the sun, although present, was not as bright.  … Continue reading

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Arum Lily

The Arum Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica) is mainly found in Southern Africa.  However, this particular specimen was photographed in the tropical glass house at the Royal Horticultural Society garden, Wisley. I like the way in which the flowing curves lead the … Continue reading

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