Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Winter on the Southwell Trail - Part 16

The 'beast from the east' hit the Southwell Trail the hardest on day three with bitter winds driving snow across the open fields. At times is was hard to keep the lens clear of icy flakes and I was reduced to operating the camera through thick gloves. That said, snow is wonderful to photograph and it was an opportunity not to be missed.




















Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Winter on the Southwell Trail - Part 15

These are a selection of photographs taken on same day as my previous post, Winter on the Southwell Trail - Part 14. There was a wonderful warming winter light later in the afternoon that was perfect for photography:



















Monday, 21 May 2018

Winter on the Southwell Trail - Part 14

With snow on the ground for a second day I revisited the trees on the path across the Hexgreave Estate - see part 12 of the series.

The previous visit was still fresh in the mind and it was a simple case of repeating some of the compositions. On this occasion the snow added to the natural contrast emphasising the tree shapes in the landscape:














These were some of the other images captured on the same walk along the Southwell Trail: