|Richmond Park in the fog|
Recently it has been foggy in London. It wasn't the peasouper of old London or Mary Poppins, but enough to go and take some pretty pictures.
Richmond Park is wonderfully photogenic, but even when visibility is low it still looks beautiful.
Although Richmond Park has recently become best known for dogs called Fenton chasing deer, its far more likely they'll be chasing a ball (as above) or a stick (below).
|Richmond Park- Many trees still have their leaves in late November|
|...although some have lost their leaves|
|I forgot to white balance - but I quite like this shade of blue|
|Correct white balance|
|But i think I prefer the framing on this one|
|Many people don't realise that we have deer right here in London|
|Doe - a deer - a female deer|
|Ray - a drop of golden sun|
|Dew drops glistening on the long grass (above and below)|
|There are lots of logs from felled trees left in the woods as habitat|
|The old tree trunks provide shelter for all sorts of creatures|
|...as well as providing interest for photographers.|
providing homes for birds and insects.
|Mushrooms sheltered by a tree trunk|
|Most of the mushrooms near these two had been trampled by deer|
|The lakes were teaming with birds, like this swan,|
but in the fog you couldn't see many of them
If you don't get the chance to visit Richmond park then these two books with excellent photography will show you what a beautiful place it is.