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I was photographing this Genista flower in the sunset when luckily a hover fly alighted. Everything was ready to take a good macro: I didn’t waste my chance!

Hoverfly on yellow Genista

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Botanic Garden, Cambridge. A beautiful and peaceful place in a beautiful and peaceful english town.

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Autumn some years ago in the Parco Nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi e Monte Falterona, along the border between Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna, Italy. The trees were all ablaze with the fall colours, but then the clouds were on fire too, lit by the setting sun.

Forest Sunset

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Visiting the Botanical Gardens of the Dunvegan Castle in the Isle of Skye, Scotland, I stopped to shoot some macros at these red flowers. Unfortunately I don’t know the name of the plant, but I’ll try to look it up.

Red Flower Macro

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Summer 2007. A wonderful day to punt on the river Cam. Clare College bridge just visibile between the willow trees.

Cambridge Punting

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Sometimes natural patterns can be so regular, but still much more elegant than our artificial counterparts. These are the leaves of the Iris flower.

Iris Leaves

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