Tagged: Somerset

Reflections of a Photographer - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_3896

Glastonbury Tor

I could not resist going back up Glastonbury Tor.  This time with some friends who were very keen to get up early. Glastonbury Tor Even looking away from the sunrise the sky is full...

Wells Cathedral Rainbow - Somerset, UK. ID 800_0054

Chasing Rainbows

The weather was perfect for rainbow chasing. Sunshine and Showers To  create a rainbow you need the sun behind you and rain in front.   So sunshine and showers are perfect – aka British weather...

Yoga at Dawn - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_3554

Glastonbury Tor

A couple of weeks ago I went up Wearyall Hill in Glastonbury to photograph the sun rise from behind the Tor.  From there, I could see tiny people a mile away high up on the...

Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_2788

Lynchcombe Steps

Back to Lynchcombe and the reserve’s only buddleia bush stole the show. The buddleia is known as the butterfly bush and it lived up to its name as silver-washed fritillaries danced around it flowers.  I’m...

The Levels in Mist - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID DSCN6640

White Mist

This morning a mist sat across the Somerset Levels. Before dawn the mist was grey.  But this gave the sky the opportunity to show some colour as the sun’s red light could reach the clouds but not the ground. Mist As...

Glastonbury Tor in Autumn Mist - Somerset, ID. 823_3249

Glastonbury Tor

I got up early to watch the sun rise behind Glastonbury Tor.  But after climbing to the top of Wearyall Hill there was no sign of the Tor.  It seemed that I should have just stayed in...

Oak - Quantock Hills, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4008

Quantocks

I do not visit the Quantock Hills very often  That is a mistake for which I have not excuse.  Today was a small step to correct that as I headed out to west Somerset. Heather...

Old Fence - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_9266

Cooks Fields

When I leave Lynchcombe through the top gate I pass through a corner of Cook’s Fields before returning via Deerleap to the car park.  Sometimes this small corner has a big surprise such as this...

Autumn Bracken - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 823_2615

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe looked beautiful in the blue skies of late summer. Small Coppers The small coppers were still around having moved from the open grassland down into the combe. The brown argus  have followed their every...

Straw Bales - Windmill Hill, Nr Somerton, Somerset, UK. ID 823_1833

End of Summer?

I have a rule – always go out with a plan, a clear idea of what to photograph.  Today I broke that rule and found myself visiting my favourite haunts gathering the wide landscapes and...