This blog is an archive of all of the daily nature photos I have sent out via my newsletter.

I started this newsletter in March 2020; the idea was to help keep people's spirits up during the lockdown when they might not be able to get outside as much as they would like. I posted these photos on my facebook and instagram pages as well as sending them out by email, but I wanted everyone to be able to enjoy them - particularly the older generation who may not have social media.

I have now stopped sending daily photos, but I intend to continue sending a few out each week.

If you're interested, you can sign up to the newsletter here:

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No. 63, 15th January: Moonrise

January 15, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
This was the last (almost) full moon of 2020! It was very atmospheric watching it rise up through the clouds - the sun had just set, giving a beautiful pink hue to the sky behind. There was a strong breeze pushing the clouds at the top of the frame across the moon, so the shapes and spaces between the clouds were constantly changing. I noticed a ga...
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No. 62, 7th January: Dipper

January 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
This was taken on the first day of 2021. If it had been a day earlier, I probably would have said it was my best wildlife experience of the year - but as we haven't had much of 2021 yet I realise that doesn't mean very much! When I was 12, a dipper nested in a hole in a bank opposite a rusty garage. I spent many hours crouched in that garage wit...
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No. 61, 31st December: Happy New Year!

January 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
It's that little tree again! I took this photo a few days ago after a snowy night. I love the way snow simplifies the shapes in a landscape. It's like waking up in a completely new place. Back in the spring lockdown when I started this newsletter, this hawthorn tree seemed to be a metaphor for staying grounded whatever the world threw at us. Wha...
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No. 60, 24th December: Christmas robin

January 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Just a quick message to wish you all a very merry christmas (or as merry as possible given the circumstances)! It certainly feels a very different one to usual. But here's to hoping for a brighter 2021! Technical details: Canon 7D MKII + 100-400mm lens with at 300mm; 1/320 sec at f/5; ISO 1000.
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No. 59, 19th December: Winter fern

January 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
The beauty of ferns never fails to amaze me! Since coming back to Wales last week it has been predictably rainy - but during a burst of sunshine this morning, I spotted this beautiful backlit fern. I love the intense colours and the way the silhouettes of the spores are dotted along the fronds. Technical details: Canon 7D MKII + 100-400mm l...
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No. 58, 13th December: City fox

January 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
This photo was taken last November in one of the Cambridge colleges. I love the textures of its luscious winter coat. And such big inquisitive ears! This image features in my 2021 calendar! I have a limited number of calendars left so if you'd like one, order soon and I can get it to you before Christmas. Thank you to everyone who has bought calen...
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