A growing woodland 2015

The same year that I started planting Paradise Wood, a new forest and centre for forestry research in Oxfordshire, I started recording a view of the former arable farm from the nearby vantage point of the Wittenham Clumps. 2015 is the 19th year of photographing the same view of the landscape, albeit with some gaps… Read More

Moody treescape

I like how the trees and mist look like clouds. Shot on the Winter Solstice. View file and related images from my album: www.thetreephotographer.com/black_and_white Camera:  DMC-G3 Lens:  LUMIX G VARIO 100-300/F4.0-5.6 Focal Length:  300mm Shutter Speed:  1/125 s (with tripod) Aperture:  f/5.6 ISO/Film: 200

Black poplar trees

Black poplar Populus nigra (subspecies betulifolia) is a tree native to Britain and well-adapted to our floodplains. The species is widespread across the country but never common. Black poplars often lean, and when in leaf their characteristic diamond-shaped leaves (cuneate leaf-bases) also help in identification. Female trees are very rare and so many trees in… Read More