Monthly Archives: June 2012

Oxeye Daisy

I’ve been waiting since mid May to go out and photograph these daisies.  However, the weather in Surrey has not been at its best this year.  Whenever I have had time to get out it has been blowing a gale … Continue reading

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Corner of the Croquet Lawn

This photograph was taken during a visit a couple of weeks ago to Nymans, a National Trust property and garden near Haywards Heath in West Sussex.  I was attracted to the successive waves of foliage and flowers bordering the croquet lawn.  I adopted … Continue reading

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A Light in a Dark Place

Last weekend my wife and I visited Standon, a National Trust property near East Grinstead.  After looking around the garden on what was a windy, grey afternoon we ventured into the house.  As we entered I was pleasantly surprised to … Continue reading

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This is a close-up picture of the talons belonging to a Bald Eagle.  At this distance they look quite fierce.  The eagle’s grip is in excess of 10 times that of a human – no wonder falconers always wear a … Continue reading

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Harris Hawk, Tail Feathers

Whilst visiting the Hawk Conservancy, near Andover in Hampshire, I had the opportunity to have a Harris Hawk fly to my fist.  After watching the bird flying I noticed the sunlight catching its tail feathers, highlighting the detail nicely.  The … Continue reading

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