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.
Flower meadow at Pickerings Pasture. Aurora Borealis over the Arctic Sea at Whale Island and 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Working with the Friends of Wigg Island we secured funding to create this ‘funguys art project’. 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, Frodsham Marsh. Turning the ‘Super Lamb Banana model around I painted this for a community project. The ‘Rhinolambanana’. August 2009. Post top with lichen with a blue filter added. Living art project ‘Wigg Wam Bam’ . This teepee stills survives at Wigg Island 10 years later. 20.11.09. Fly Argaric at Dead Lake, Delamere Forest, Cheshire. Sleepy Dutton Hollow, Cheshire. Viking Sandstone Sculpture (one of three present), stands over 2 m and weighting 3 ton. Art Project, Wigg Island. 24.05.09. A (female) Broad-bodied Chaser spotted whilst cycling along the Mersey Rim Ride, Moore, Cheshire. I saw this spiders web covered in water jewels so I added a lens flare on Photoshop to enhance the image. Feb 2010, Westbank, Widnes from the Runcorn Bridge with the cloud factory of Fiddlers Ferry in the distance. 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. 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 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. Tatton Park tree. 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. Buttercups & Orchids near Wigg Island. 06.07.09. Hummingbird Hawk Moth at Ravenscar Hotel grounds, North Yorkshire Moors 03.07.11. Calanais Standing Stones, Isle of Lewis. 03.07.11. Sunset, Calanais Standing Stones, Lewis, Outer Hebrides. 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. 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. 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. On a trip to New Zealand in 2005 we dropped in at Bag End to see Mr Baggins. Late October sunset at Delamere Forest. Black Lark on South Stack, Anglesey. I organised an event at Rock Park, Runcorn with Vale Royal Falconry and they brought along this beast. I saw this man walking along the snowy shore in the evening light and thought it captured the mood in Helsinki. You can’t go wrong with snow and the sun setting. This was taken about 30 minutes after the above image. Common Earth Star are really impressive fungi. This one’s got a nice smiley face.