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Spring Projeckt 2019

March 27, 2019

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Spring is here, wahooooo. Well it is here in North Devon. Blue skies, warm outside lunches, sheltered spots and a nice bit of vitamin D rejuvenation but the wind is cold from the north and clear evenings threaten frost… Spring 2019 the #spring19projeckt, post your photos of spring this year on instragram using the #spring19projeckt […]

The last autumn swell

December 2, 2018

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A weekend of pumping surf in North Devon was a nice way to say goodbye to the autumn of 2018. So stoked to get this one (below) published in Carve Magazine as a double page spread, the point at Main beach firing. (Issue 192 btw).   XT-3 w/ 16-55mm & 100-400mm Just got back from […]

Snow in the sand dunes

March 18, 2018

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Woolacombe. Sunday March 18th. Photo essay. Not to be reproduced without permission. Best viewed on a large screen. Click on the pic. Fuji XT-2 w/ 16mm JPEGs straight outa the cam with a little exposure compensation. Coming next: More Lundy

Snow deer round ‘ere

February 24, 2018

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Between snow flurries and with fading light we spotted this group of mainly stags on a distant hillside. With the wind in our faces and sneaking along a shallow ditch by a Devon bank, we edged up on the herd, they were grazing and we managed to sit and watch them for many minutes.  They […]

White snow and the Exmoor winter

February 11, 2018

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Winter Exmoor in all its bleak glory. Early February 2018.   Clickety click Fuji XT-2 w/ XF  16-55mm f2.8 & XF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6 OIS

Snowfall – the perfect bird accessory

February 7, 2018

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Living here by the coast in North Devon means that we rarely see snow, salty onshore winds see to that. The last time it snowed on the beach was way back in February 2009. (There are some photos in a blog entitled ‘Can you smell carrots’. Here > https://esterspears.com/2016/01/11/can-you-smell-carrots/  ) Just a few miles up the […]

Deer on the Exmoor doorstep

January 21, 2018

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The rain, drizzle & mizzle, downpours in grey sheets. On muddy paths & Flooded roads. Forcing the valiant wanderer Into pubs & lukewarm hot-tubs.   Mmmmm. Anyway. Ginuary, rest and a chance to edit some pix from 0ur last sunny day. Btw, HBC (Happy Birthday Charlotte), Wtf & BYT (Boil yer Tatties) haha. Deer on […]