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Brown Carded Bumble Bee

Some Macro Images today. Taken with a SIGMA 105 mm Macro Lens.


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Summer Palace Beijing

To days post is an image of The Summer Palace, Beijing, China.


The weather was hardly summer time, pouring with rain in July, following a roasting in The Forbidden City the day before!!



Enjoy …


D.Woods Summer Place Beijing

Tern Hovering

A natural history image today. Taken at the weekend at Little Paxton Nature Reserve.


Common Tern Hovering

New Page Added to Gallery

A new page “China” has been added to my Gallery Pages and more images added to various other Galleries !!


Why not take a peek

Love on The Anvil

Each year the National Trust hold a Wood Festival at Hatfield Forest in Essex. For many years a local blacksmith A.J.Window has been there forging items for sales on the day. One of the popular items are the hearts forged on over the anvil and are quite interesting to watch being made.


This image is of  one of the hearts being shaped on the anvil.



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Thaxted Guild Hall

A very old building sited in the village of Thaxted. Thaxted Guild Hall. The hall is still in use for meetings and is well preserved for its age. The outside is limed to preserve the old oak beams and are not an object to lean on after this process.


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New Rope Old Boat

I last visited Dungeness a year ago but have only just started to re process images from this visit. My aim is to try again for CPAGB award next year so I am looking through older images and reprocessing them using updated software. This image is of one of the many abandoned boats on the sea shore. I have yet to work out why the rope looks so new !!


New Rope Old Boat





High Altar and Quire York Minster

Todays post is an HDR Image, taken at York Minster. It is in effect 25 exposures split into 5 groups of 5 exposures and goes from east to west looking at the ceiling of York Minster stitched into one image in Photoshop.


Photmatix Pro Ver 4  was utilised to produce the HDR Images, Topaz Plugins utilised to add depth and colour to the image once stitched together in Photoshop.


David Woods High Altar and Quire York Minster

Broughty Ferry Beach

Todays  image is from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland and is of the beach. The image is taken from just opposite The Glass Pavilion looking towards Broughty Ferry Castle.



Broughty Ferry Beach

British Photographic Exhibition Acceptance

About a month ago I entered 13 images in to the Neath and District Photographic Society Uk Salon Competition. I entered several categories and have succeeded in having 1 image sleeted for the exhibition from the industrial section.

More about British Photographic Exhibitions can be found here. The Neath and District PS Exhibition can be found

here. Take a peek there are many ideas for images.


The image selected was :



Harvest Time