Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Woodland scenes


A morning walk through Hirst Woods... Slightly disappointing in that the promised sunshine never broke through. Nevertheless, a light mistiness is attractive in woodland, emphasising the separation between the trees.

Everywhere was terribly muddy, though I don't recall that we've had a huge amount of rain recently. I do get a bit fed up of cleaning my boots!

Apart from a handful of dog-walkers, I had the woods to myself and enjoyed watching the squirrels and birds in the quiet and stillness. I saw lots: a variety of tits; blackbirds, lovely speckled thrushes; a beautiful jay and a cute little treecreeper, as well as the ubiquitous magpies.  None of them stayed still long enough to photograph but just seeing them was pleasure in itself.


6 comments:

  1. Oh la! I love both of these images Jenny. The depth of field is incredible, almost three dimensional!

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  2. The mist really does end up making things pretty!

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  3. These are lovely photos Jenny. They look like a dream.

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  4. One expects an elf or a fairy to peek out from behind a tree. Magical scenes!

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  5. The moss suggests that this walk is moist most of the time.

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