Tagged: Sunrise

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...

Tower Hill Sunrise - Templecombe, Somerset, UK. ID 823_3690

Templecombe Sunrise

Its that time of year again when the sunrises as I drive, or even better cycle, to work. Plan B I drew up a plan for today… get up at 5:30am, go to the small village...

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...

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...

Wells Cathedral Green Orange and Pink - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1330

Wells Cathedral

Today.  Awake and up at 5:50am.  Out the door to get to work by 7am.  Driving to work.  Saw the sky.  Needed a silhouette.  Chose Wells Cathedral.  Parked the car.  Took some pictures.  Back...

Dawn at Ham Wall - Somerset, UK. ID 809_7754

Starling Trail

I had watched most of the Starlings roost at Loxton Marsh the previous evening. So this morning I headed back to the marsh hoping to photograph the birds leaving at dawn. It was still dark when the birds decided...

Canada geese fly over Glastonbury Tor - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_4461

Ham Wall in Winter

Ham Wall and not a starling in sight but it is still a wonderful reserve to visit during winter. This wooden heron is one a number of sculptures appearing next to the car park. Frost covered...

Starlings leave Waltons Heath at dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_4167

Starling Trail

Another beautiful cold morning at RSPB Ham Wall watching the starlings leave their roost from the comfort of the Tor View hide. Classic Tor View The Tor View hide has been a gem this...