Here are some recent Spring photos to cheer you.
A few tricks and you can end up with a totally different picture! This is Hawthorn blossom.
The sunlight gave a beautiful ‘high key’ effect to some of the pictures.
Can you see the pollen basket on the hind leg of the bee? Pollen is harvested and carried to the nest or hive.
A honeybee in mid-flight.
A honeybee dangling underneath a branch.
A honeybee in perfect alignment to the flower.
Bright sunshine, yet still a slight chill in the air. Hyacinths, magnolias, daffodils and blossom are out.
Light. That crucial factor in photography. The golden hour is the period of time just after sunrise or before sunset, which gives a beautiful, golden hue to landscape and portrait pictures. The low angle of the sun makes the shadows softer and longer. The diffused light can emphasize textures and produce specific effects. There’s something magical about capturing pictures with that golden glow.
Blossom backlit with a soft light.
The long shadows from the light give an additional focus to the crocuses.
The light appears gentler and diffused over the heather.
A fleeting moment of beauty.