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Alan Cann
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High Key
This is an experiment that hasn't really worked. Done quickly with the wrong equipment it's more of a range finding exercise in case the weather is as bad as I'm afraid it might be over the weekend. I'd be embarrassed to show this (I'm pretending I'm not) i...

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Early Mining Bee
Early Mining Bee, Andrena haemorrhoa . Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f9 1/125 ISO 360

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Happy St Mark's Day
They're normally pretty reliable, emerging on St Mark's day, but this year they were out a couple of weeks ago. Hell in a handcart. St Mark's Fly, Bibio marci . Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f11 1/160 ISO 450

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#OneRiver: Croft
Half a mile upstream the Soar does a damn good impression of a Hampshire chalk stream. Half a mile downstream it has settled comfortably into the silty character it carries for the rest of its course. This is the tipping point. Croft | OneRiver . Sony ILCE-...

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Slippage
Cowslip, Primula veris . Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f5.6 1/160 ISO 100

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Valley of Gold
Even though the light was bad (don't tell me "With modern cameras there is no bad light" , by bad I mean flat and grey without definition), I seriously muffed this panorama. I'm sitting here now looking at all the things I should have done. Ansel, I'm so so...

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Dark clouds on the horizon
Meteorological metaphors. Sony ILCE-6000 E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS f11 16mm ISO 100 5 stop HDR.

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Au Naturel
After spending a lot of time in Zerene Stacker recently, this single image is a bit of a joy. Eupeodes luniger . Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f11 1/250 ISO 1800

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Seeds of Time
The raspberry that time forgot. Better LARGE. Sony ILCE-6000 Canon MP-E 65mm F2.8 G SSM f6.5 1/100 ISO 100 20 image stack in Zerene, DMap.

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An Easter Egg
Early-purple Orchid, Orchis mascula . Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f11 1/125 ISO 500 There are certain points in the year that mark turning points - the first Swallow of summer for example. For me, the first orchid of the year is always memorable. Taking ...
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