Old Man of the Woods

Frensham Forest A few weeks ago I was out with Haslemere District Cubs for the annual Muir Trophy. The Muir Trophy is a competition for Cub Packs from the Haslemere district, they compete in teams against each other using map skills to find their way and scoring points on incident bases along the way. I was…

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Autumn colours

Stunning autumn colours at Winkworth Arboretum The boathouse at Winkworth Arboretum near Godalming in Surrey. An amazing location for autumn colours and this year has to be one of the best autumns for a long time. Created by Wilfrid Fox in the 1930s Winkworth has a unique collection of unusual and rare species of trees, shrubs…

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Trees in the mist

Sussex Beeches Last week I took an early morning ride along The South Downs Way and then to the oil fields in Singleton forest. If you didn’t know where to look you’d never know that this area is one of the UK’s leading onshore oil wells. Mind you, there’s not a lot to see! On…

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Morning Mist over Midhurst

Misty Midhurst Mornings Morning mist over the Cowdray polo grounds in Midhurst, West Sussex. Shot on a longer lens to flatten the perspective, the mist was disappearing quickly as the sun came up. This photo is on Flickr and 500px. Nikon d7100 with 85mm focal length, ƒ/5.6 at 1/25 second, ISO 160. Thanks for looking!

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Gibbet Hill in the Snow

Gibbet Hill Deep snow everywhere in Haslemere and across Surrey, so working from home today. Time for a short walk over the common at Gibbet Hill on a snowy January day… Can’t beat a bit of English snow to bring everything to a standstill… but also makes for some wonderful landscapes to photograph.

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