The art of nature

Another bright morning, but this time the air was bitingly cold and the ground crunched underfoot. A sharp drop in temperatures overnight had caused a blanket of frost to emerge. Aside from birds, frost is certainly one of my favourite things to photograph. I find it fascinating hunting the undergrowth for the different shapes and…

Bluebell invasion

As the daffodils that welcomed in the Spring are now beginning to wither they are replaced by a carpet of vibrant violet-blue as the bluebells begin their annual takeover of our parks & woodlands. Here in Aberystwyth there are several locations you can find these beautiful spring blooms including along the edges of Plasgruc ditch,…

A burst of colour

Who doesn’t love seeing the Daffodils emerge each Spring? These tall, instantly recognisable flowers appear, as if out of nowhere over just a few short weeks, transforming the bare landscape into a carpet of yellow. Their tall, cheery presence a comforting reminder that the cold, dark days of winter will soon be behind us… “A…

Cold feet

With the temperature hovering just a couple of degrees above freezing and clear skies, yesterday we were guaranteed a frosty start. Whilst it wasn’t quite as thick and dazzling a frost as that of a few weeks ago it was nevertheless worth getting up a little earlier with camera in hand. Rather than focus on…

Crocus flowers

Crocus flowers emerging from the ground at Plascrug ditch on this beautiful sunny morning, a sure sign that Spring is in the air! — All photographs copyright of Claire Stott/Grey Feather Photography 2016 © http://www.greyfeatherphotography.com If you like what you see, you can follow me on Facebook or Instagram (@greyfeatherphotography) to see my latest photographs. Hit the little ‘follow’…

Numb fingers

All winter I have been waiting for a good frost and this morning it finally arrived! It was a lovely crisp day, and the early morning sunshine made the icy ground sparkle with colour – perfect conditions for some frosty photographs. These were taken with my Canon EOS 70D 17-35mm lens + macro extension tubes….