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Moody treescape

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Moody treescape by Gabriel Hemery
Moody treescape by Gabriel Hemery

Moody treescape by Gabriel Hemery

I like how the trees and mist look like clouds. Shot on the Winter Solstice.
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Poplar and mistletoe

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poplar and mistletoe in Normandy, France
poplar and mistletoe in Normandy, France

poplar and mistletoe in Normandy, France. Lumix GX7, 7mm, f5.6, 1/200sec, ISO125.

I escaped to France last week during the hiatus of the launch of The New Sylva – appropriately enough losing myself among the bocage and marais in Normandy.

There, Spring was well advanced yet the mornings full of misty promise. I stayed with my family in the very beautiful Parc naturel régional des Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (read more). I was amazed by the amount of mistletoe present on the trees among the hedgerows and marshes, which grew on nearly all tree species. Its favourite host appeared to be poplar.

I waited in the cold with my camera early one morning until the mist just accentuated the amazing growths of mistletoe on this poplar tree, while the top of the tree itself was lost in the low mist. There, down on the lowest part of the marais (marsh), skylark and moorhen accompanied me to the waking of a new dawn.

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Gabriel Hemery

A new dawn – a new year

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A new dawn - a new year
A new dawn - a new year

A new dawn – a new year. Lumix GX7, 300mm, f8, 1/8000sec, ISO125.

Wishing all my readers a happy and fruitful 2014.

New Year’s day was pretty grey and miserable in rural Oxfordshire. The forecast for this morning however was good, so I woke at dawn and visited a nearby landmark. Having planned beforehand using the Photographer’s Ephemeris, I headed straight to a predetermined location where I knew that the sun would rise directly above a prominent stand of beech trees. This image is one of a number taken in landscape and portrait as the sun rose.

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Winter solstice treescape

December 22, 2012

Gabriel Hemery

Ash trees at dawn in the Cumbrian mountains

September 12, 2012

Gabriel Hemery

Gabriel Hemery

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