It’s been a while since I last posted so this post will be a general update. I finished working at the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens at the end of August. Following this I moved to Edinburgh to study at the RBGE. The next four years will be spent on a degree.
I hoped to continue blogging but was caught out by the workload of my first term. I guess a appropriate new years resolution would be to blog more. This really should be the case. I’m currently on break from my studies and staying at Great Dixter. After this I’m heading to the USA. Both locations should provide plenty to photograph and share.
Over the next few weeks I will update my blog information and share more posts.
Above: Hydrangea quercifolia at Great Dixter
Morning frost on Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii. Taken at Great Dixter.
Borago officinalis in the Royal Botanical Garden, Edinburgh.
Gentiana ‘The Caley’ in the Royal Botanical Garden, Edinburgh.
Tricyrtis formosana in the Royal Botanical Garden, Edinburgh.
Dendrobium polysema at the Royal Botanical Garden, Edinburgh. This photo shows the unopened buds.
A photograph of a fly on Matricaria chamomilla. Taken in The Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh.
Here’s my first shot with my new Canon 100mm Macro Lens. See my post about it here. Photo below.
I recently received a good trade in deal for a lens from MPB. This allowed me to get a Canon Macro Lens EF 100mm 1:2.8 L IS USM. This will seriously improve my macro photography. Previously I was shooting with the EF 24-105mm 1:4 L IS USM with a Canon EF12 extension tube. These images then had to be cropped to achieve 1:1 macro. Below are some pictures of the new lens, I will be sharing some photographs taken with it soon 👌
Symphyotrichum leave ‘Les Moutiers’ in Cumbria, England.