Sunday, 18 September 2016

Herb Robert - Geranium robertianum

The Herb Robert is a type of Crane's Bill which can be found in a variety of habitats, including woodlands, hedgerows as well as coastal areas. It is a small, rather delicate plant with pink petals, flowering between May and September.

Herb Robert - Geranium robertianum. Nikon D4 with Nikkor 105mm F2.8 macro lens. Tripod and cable release
Herb Robert - Geranium robertianum. 
   
Nikon D4 with Nikkor 105mm F2.8 macro lens. Tripod and cable release.


Saturday, 13 August 2016

Bee Orchid - Ophrys apifera

One of our most beautiful flowers, the Bee orchid can be found along dry, chalk and limestone grasslands from June to July. It is found throughout the U.K. but is rather scarce in the North of the Country. 

Bee Orchid - Ophrys apifera, photographed with a Nikon D4, Nikkor 105mm F2.8 macro lens, tripod and cable release.
Bee Orchid - Ophrys apifera

Photographed with a Nikon D4, Nikkor 105mm F2.8 macro lens, tripod and cable release.   





Saturday, 30 July 2016

Pyramidal Orchid - Anacamptis pyramidalis

A beautiful little orchid that flowers throughout June and July. It grows in chalk grassland as well as scrub, road verges and coastal regions.


Pyramidal Orchid - Anacamptis pyramidalis, Nikon D4 with Nikkor 105mm F2.8
Pyramidal Orchid - Anacamptis pyramidalis

This particular orchid was found amongst a field of Birds-foot-trefoil and grasses, the yellows, greens and purples really seem to compliment each other.

Shot with a Nikon D4, Nikkor 105mm F2.8 macro lens, tripod and cable release.