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31.05.14. Southern Marsh Orchid in 3D, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

If you have got a pair of 3D spectacles then now is the time to grab them and view this Southern Marsh Orchid from Frodsham Marsh taken on 31.05.14.

Summer meadow at Pickerings Pasture, Halebank copy

Flower meadow at Pickerings Pasture. 08.02.13. Northern Lights, northern Norway. Bill morton Aurora Borealis over the Arctic Sea at Whale Island and 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle. 01.04.11. Funguys at Wigg Island. Bill Morton Working with the Friends of Wigg Island we secured funding to create this ‘funguys art project’. Bridge views from Old Quay Bridge, Runcorn, May 2004. Bill Morton. A view of Runcorn Bridge from Old Quay Bridge. The Manchester Ship Canal (left) and River Mersey (right).May 2004. Reflections of the Weaver Bend. Bill Morton Reflections of the Weaver Bend, Frodsham Marsh. Rhinolambanana at Wigg Island, August 2009. Bill Morton Turning the ‘Super Lamb Banana model around I painted this for a community project. The ‘Rhinolambanana’. August 2009. Lichen post end. Bill Morton Post top with lichen with a blue filter added. Misty Wigg Wam. Wigg Island. Bill Morton.. Living art project ‘Wigg Wam Bam’ . This teepee stills survives at Wigg Island 10 years later. 20.11.09. Fly Argaric at Delamere Forest, Cheshire. Bill Morton. 20.11.09. Fly Argaric at Dead Lake, Delamere Forest, Cheshire. Sleepy Dutton Hollow. J Sparks Sleepy Dutton Hollow, Cheshire. Viking stone sculpture at Wigg Island, 16.05.09. Bill Morton. Viking Sandstone Sculpture (one of three present), stands over 2 m and weighting 3 ton. Art Project, Wigg Island. 24.05.09. Female Broad-bodied Chaser at Moore, Cheshire. Bill Morton 24.05.09. A (female) Broad-bodied Chaser spotted whilst cycling along the Mersey Rim Ride, Moore, Cheshire. Web and lens flare. Bill Morton I saw this spiders web covered in water jewels so I added a lens flare on Photoshop to enhance the image. Westbank, Widnes from the bridge, Feb 2010. Bill Morton Feb 2010, Westbank, Widnes from the Runcorn Bridge with the cloud factory of Fiddlers Ferry in the distance. Fox trots along the River Mersey. Bill Morton Fox trot along the River Mersey. This image came second in a photographic competition it was taken at Wigg Island and given a sepia tint. 16.03.10. Hallgrimkirka at night, Reykjavik, Iceland 16.03.10. Hallgrimkirka at night, Reykjavik, Iceland. I took this image obviously at night but my partner Julie was walking in front of the cathedral and it had a Tolkienesque feel about. Fly Agaric, Sept'04 Fly Agaric fungi. This was taken in the Lake District and I deselected the background colour to emphasize the colour of the toadstool. 02.02.09. Loch-en Eilean castle, Speyside, Scotland. Bill Morton 02.02.09. Loch-en Eilean castle, Speyside, Scotland. This a favourite in Tatton Park. Bill Morton Tatton Park tree. 10.05.09. Steel Rig to Housesteads at Hadrians Wall, Northumbria. Bill Morton 10.05.09. Steel Rig to Housesteads at Hadrians Wall, Northumbria. This site is featured in the film, ‘Robin Hood Prince of thieves’ when Kevin Costner & Morgan Freeman meet up. 05.06.09.Orchids near Wigg Island. Bill Morton 05.06.09. Buttercups & Orchids near Wigg Island. 06.07.09. Hummingbird Hawk Moth at Ravenscar Hotel grounds, North Yorkshire Moors. Bill Morton 06.07.09. Hummingbird Hawk Moth at Ravenscar Hotel grounds, North Yorkshire Moors 03.07.11. Callanish Standing Stones, Isle of Lewis. Bill Morton 03.07.11. Calanais Standing Stones, Isle of Lewis. 03.07.11. Sunset, Calanais Standing Stones, Lewis, Outer Hebrides 03.07.11. Sunset, Calanais Standing Stones, Lewis, Outer Hebrides. 05.07.09. Fossil hunting from Ravenscar, North Yorkshire Moors. Bill Morton 05.07.09. Fossil hunting from Ravenscar, North Yorkshire Moors. This insect is a Sea Slater and is distantly related to prehistoric crabs. The idea of having a living fossil alongside a real fossil was the aim here. 06.07.11. Hushinish, north Harris 06.07.11. Hushinish, North Harris. We went to see the Lewis Chess Men exhibition at Stornoway Museum and recreated the scene of the find at Uig Bay here. 08.04.10. Toad mating at Pale Heights, Delamere Forest, cheshire. Bill Morton 08.04.10. Toad mating at Pale Heights, Delamere Forest, Cheshire. Song Thrush copy At work we have on occassion looked after animals that have been found by children and, reluctenly hand reared them. This baby Song Thrush took a shine to the mounted Little Owl. March 2006, Matamata (Hobbiton) North Island, New Zealand (14) copy On a trip to New Zealand in 2005 we dropped in at Bag End to see Mr Baggins. Late October sunset at Delamere Forest. Bill Morton Late October sunset at Delamere Forest. Black Lark. South Stack, Anglesey. Bill Morton. Black Lark on South Stack, Anglesey. Golden Eagle. Bill Morton. I organised an event at Rock Park, Runcorn with Vale Royal Falconry and they brought along this beast. Evening light, Helsinki. Bill Morton. I saw this man walking along the snowy shore in the evening light and thought it captured the mood in Helsinki. Sunset, Helsinki. Bill Morton. You can’t go wrong with snow and the sun setting. This was taken about 30 minutes after the above image. Earth Star, Delamere Forest. Bill Morton. Common Earth Star are really impressive fungi. This one’s got a nice smiley face.

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