Photographing Ivy Leaves

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There isn’t much foliage to photograph here in winter except for ivy leaves. However there’s always plenty of evergreen ivy leaves scrambling over old tree trunks and through the hedgerows. Therefore it makes a great subject to photograph. Especially when … Continued

Photographing Ladybirds

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2014 was the year for photographing ladybirds.  Moreover I’d never seen quite so many of these little native 7 spot beetles – Coccinella 7-punctata before in the garden.   When I was pruning the Potentilla fruticosa hedge after the winter I found quite a … Continued

Still Life Macro Technique

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Here’s another one of my tutorials. This time it’s all about my still life macro technique for cut flowers. The lenten rose is a great long lasting flower in the winter and early spring garden and it’s a good subject to photograph. It … Continued

Photographing Fog

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Photographing fog is a learning experience! I’d waited all year for this. My first foggy autumnal morning of the season and I couldn’t wait to get outdoors. I ate breakfast hastily and by 7.30 am I was outside with the … Continued