Tagged: Snowdrops

Snowdrops - Holton, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0834

Holton Snowdrops

Snowdrops mark the beginning of the end of winter and signal that spring is around the corner.  This year I missed a number of opportunities to photograph snowdrops in Somerset’s valleys.  So I have...

Snowdrops - Mells, Somerset, UK. ID 809_9536


I found a rare gap from my day job that is turning into a seven days a week job.  So I rushed up to Mells to photograph the snowdrops before the light disappeared from the valley. The clouds...

Fields trees dry stone walls and snow - Cooks Fields and Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 809_9006

Snow Frosting

Just before dawn I looked out my bedroom window.  Still full of cold I was feeling a little bit sorry for myself.  This all changed when I saw the thin layer of snow coating the car...

Snow drops and Rain drops

Snowdrop Valley

With the bad weather, and being full of a cold, I just about made it out of the house for a short visit to Mells in Somerset to photograph the snowdrops. The Village Snowdrops...

Snowdrop Lawn

Snowdrop Lawn

I’m worried this is not going to be a good year for Snowdrops. The warm wet weather has caused them to brown and look washed out. This appears to be a particular problem down...

More Snowdrops

The Snowdrops are late this year giving me another opportunity to visit Mells Valley.  Being later in the year the sun is higher in the sky allowing more time to photography backlit flowers.  

Snowdrops - Mells

Mells Snowdrops

My annual trip to the village of Mells to photograph Snowdrops.  My favourite spot is down the Mells Valley passed the ivy covered ruins.  The deep wooded valley is full of history but not...


Snowdrops in the Sun

During my previous visit to Mells the light was soft and so considered good for flower photography.  But snowdrops glow in backlit sun.  The valley at Mells has steep sides and so you need...


Snowdrops of Mells Valley

This time of year again for me to visit the Mells Valley to photograph the snowdrops.  I love snowdrops because they flower during winter but look so fragile; they can signal the beginning of...



I love snowdrops.  I love Mells in Somerset because it has snowdrops.  I love this small clearing in Mells valley because it has the best snowdrops in a fantastic setting full of nature and...