Tagged: Red

Sunrise - Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID 823_3140

Mendip Sunrise

Today I headed up Deerleap in hope of a mist across the Somerset Levels.  The mist did not appear so I continued up the hill towards the village of Priddy.  I was delighted to...

Dawn - Finland

Finland

I have been out of Somerset for a couple of weeks on holiday where I discovered the wonderful Finland archipelago. A family holiday following the route of the viking sagas across Scandinavia and Russia offered some great opportunities for...

Poppy Fields - Cary Hill, Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 822_4936

Cary Hill

At the top of Cary Hill south of the small town of Castle Cary there are two fields of poppies. So soon after 5 am I headed out to capture these fields in the golden first...

Sky on Fire - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1296

Sunrise Drive

We are all drawn to a beautiful sunrise when the sky is flooded in a stunning reds, oranges or pinks and purples. Driving through Shepton Mallet on the way to work the sky started to...

Starling Murmurations - The Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_9392

Starling Trail

Today’s visit to the starlings at Ham Wall was a tale of two halves.  I have been to the starlings so many times when the sky was so grey you could barely make out the birds....

The Second Wave of Starlings - Waltons West, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_7687

Starling Trail

The last few mornings I have watched the starlings from the Tor View hide in RSPB Ham Wall.  Each morning the birds have flown up from Waltons East reed bed over the hide and dropped into...

Red Dawn - Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 805_7816

Epic Red

This morning was coloured epic red.  I was late going to work and this scarlet sky forged from the breath of a dragon was my reward. The red rays were beautiful. Unfortunately, even if I could have...

Autumn Colour - Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_0614

Corners of Colour

This autumn is looks like being one of the best years for colour.  But these colours are fleeting and work commitments mean it is easy to miss.  So I’m taking every opportunity regardless of the weather....

Poppies

Poppy Fields

Today I made an early morning stop above Castle Cary to photograph poppies. In the distance more poppies shone bright red in the landscape. Distant poppy field on Nettlecombe Hill in Somerset. The view...

Red Hedge, Wells

Red Hedge

Hedges in an area of Wells have been draped in red netting to stop birds nesting.  It marks the submission of plans to build 150 new homes. And Finally… The strange patterns of blue...