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Ashridge Estate – Bluebells

I have taken photos of bluebells in the past but only whilst ambling round the countryside.  Therefore, I decided to visit National Trust Ashridge which claims to be one of the best places in the UK to see bluebells – I was not disappointed: Dockey Wood,  part of the estate, has vast swathes of bluebells, both out in the open and within treelines of the surrounding woodland.  I now understand why Ashridge estate is so popular, in particular the stunning bluebells.  All shots taken with a Nikon D750 and 90mm macro, 24 -70mm and 70-200mm lenses.

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Large Tree Nymph

A few shots of a large tree nymph butterfly taken with a D750 and Tamron 90mm macro lens.

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BLUEBELLS

A few shots of Bluebells which are currently transforming our woodlands, all were taken at Hughenden Manor, Buckinghamshire and Cliveden House, Berkshire both National Trust estates.

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Ruddy Darter

A few macro shots of a Ruddy Darter taken at Marsworth reservoir.

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Dragonflies

A few shots of Dragonflies, namely; common darter, common hawker and ruddy darter, all taken at Marsworth reservoir in Buckinghamshire.  Hand held with a Nikon D750 and Tamron 90mm macro lens.

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Early Bumblebee

An Early Bumblebee.

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Hogweed Bonking Beetle

I admit I chuckled when  I googled to try and find out the name of this beetle.  Overall I’m relatively pleased with the sharpness considering it was a fairly windy day.  Taken hand held with a Nikon D750 and Tamron 90mm macro lens.

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Macro Mating

Here are a couple of shots of a pair of hoverflies mating.  I would have liked the shots to have had a better depth of field and sharper however, it was a fairly windy day and impossible to keep the plants still.

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Senetti

Here are another couple of macro shots of the fine detail of a Senetti plant.

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