Tagged: Sunrise

Sheep - Bratton Seymour, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7944

Church Flock

Bratton Seymour near Castle Cary in Somerset sits on Bratton Hill with long views to the east.  This outlook has made it a favourite of mine during the spring equinox.  Today I was a...

Passing Storm - Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0878

Wedmore Storm

Ashton windmill at Chapel Allerton sits on the top of the Isle of Wedmore between the flat moors and levels of the rivers Axe and Brue. Axe Valley I drove to Wedmore this morning to...

Starlings at Dawn - Meare Heath, Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 824_9352

Starling Trail

Starling Dawn Some say that visiting the starlings on the Avalon Marshes is as good in the morning as it is in the evening.  I have been to both many times.  Some mornings are better than...

Langacre Rhyne

Langacre Rhyne I often look at maps in the evening for lines in the landscape that will line up with the direction of sunrise.  Today it was the turn of Langacre Rhyne.  The rhyne...

Southlake Moor - Burrow Bridge, Somerset, UK. ID 824_5313

Southlake Moor

Today the weather forecast was perfect – a clear but very cold winter’s day.  So I headed out to climb Burrow Mump to photograph the sunrise over the flooded moors.  Burrow Mump is a small hill similar in...

Rainbow over Meare Pool - Meare, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4275

Meare Rainbows

Meare Pool Often the island of Meare is just passed through to get to the nature reserves at Ham Wall or Shapwick Heath but it is well worth a visit of its own.  It was once surrounded...

Glastonbury Tor at Sunrise - Somerset, UK. ID 824_4167

Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor at Dawn A glorious sunrise from Glastonbury Tor is a great way to start the day. I remembered my wild-angle lens so today I could get the all the tower into the picture....

Heron Sculpture - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_4748

Starling Trail

Ham Wall Car Park For many years cars squeezed into the small car park between Shapwick Heath and Ham Wall.  When it overflowed during starling season cars would line the narrow road.  Then the RSPB...

Starling Wave - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_7554

Starling Guide

I have been watching the starlings on the Somerset Levels for over 10 years.  I have been at Ham Wall, Shapwick Heath and Westhay Moor hundreds of times.  Why?  Because I love it.  Why? Because...

Sunrise over Wells - Somerset, UK. ID 824_3018

St Cuthberts Wells

I love a good sunrise and for most of the year I can get out and photograph a sunrise or sunset and still find time to go to work in-between.  This weekend I had to work both...