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Tips on photographing flowers

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Tips on photographing flowers

It’s that time of year again – the daffodils are blooming, the sun is shining and it no longer feels like winter! (It may not sound like much, but it is a big improvement here in Britain!) So here are 3 top tips on how to photograph flowers: 1. Make sure your camera can focus […]

The bland bush of birds

At Sissinghurst Castle, we saw a series of bushes, all bland of any leaves. There were many birds pirching on these bushes. When I saw this, I immediately walked away so I could put my telephoto (zoom) lens on without frightening the birds. When I came back, the birds did not all fly away at […]

A grinning deer

Looking back on the visit, my favourite photo was the one when the deer was grinning. I didn’t notice it was doing this until I looked at the photos on my iPod. But more on that later… A distressed doe I was waiting for my family outside the walls of the cafe. I was quite […]

Hever Castle

I went to Hever Castle on Sunday and was amazed by the snowdrops and crocuses.

Morden Hall Park

A few weeks ago, I went to Morden Hall Park, near Wimbledon, with my family. When we eventually got a parking space, we entered the park to find it packed – not a normal sight for a National Trust place in January! (It was a public park and free to enter for anyone.) Once we […]

Tips on photographing deer (and animals like it)

I have photographed a lot of deer over the years and now is about the time I shared my top tips with you. So here is my three top tips on how to photograph animals such as deer. 1. Get them used to the shutter noise When you first press the shutter, animals will naturally […]

Oh deer…

Last weekend, I went to Knole with my family (and my camera!) At Knole, there are lots of deer roaming around – 450 to be precise! So, there was a sure chance of finding a few to photograph. Wasn’t there? Across the golf course At Knole, there is a large golf course in the middle […]