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Woodland Photography Walks

Woodland Photography Walks
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Woodlands, trees and nature have always been a source of inspiration, therapy and photography for me. I am always drawn to trees wherever I am photographing so I have decided to make 2019 the year I spend even more time amongst trees and in the woodlands.

I want to share and enjoy the tranquility of our woodland environments with others so am listing twelve monthly photo walks (one each month, on the first Tuesday of the month) around twelve different woodland habitats across Warwickshire and the West Midlands. The locations are renowned for interest and variety so offer something for every interest (abstract, macro, nature portrait, vista, cameo shot) throughout the year.

My aim is not to instruct you what to shoot, instead I want to help you develop your own sense of visual awareness, photographic eye and your personal interpretation. I will be happy to help you with the “how to shoot” whatever it is you feel drawn to and wish to express through your creative vision using the camera to construct your intention.

“Give a man a fish you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish you feed them for life.”

Forest Bathing

This is the healing way of Shinrin-yoku Forest Therapy, the medicine of simply being in the forest. Shinrin-yoku is a term that means "taking in the forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine.

The walks around these selected woodlands are aimed to promote our senses and connection to trees/woodland/nature - as we walk, observe and take in our environment we may decide to make a photograph, or not.

“The most beautiful gift of nature is that it gives one pleasure to look around and try to comprehend what we see.” Albert Einstein

Twelve Woodland Habitats to explore in 2019

Only £10

2019 Dates:

  • Tue 8th Jan - Ufton Fields - Harbury, Warwickshire

  • Tue 5th Feb - Rough Hill Wood - Worcestershire

  • Tue 5th Mar - Moseley Bog - Birmingham

  • Tue 2nd Apr - Clowes Wood - Earlswood, Solihull

  • Tue 7th May - Millisons Wood - Meriden

  • Tue 4th Jun - Snitterfield Wood - Stratford Upon Avon

  • Tue 2nd Jul - Ryton Wood - Coventry

  • Tue 6th Aug - Tocil Wood - Coventry

  • Tue 3rd Sep - Elkin Wood - Coventry

  • Tue 1st Oct - Piles Coppice & Brandon Wood - Coventry

  • Tue 5th Nov - Crackley Wood - Kenilworth

  • Tue 3rd Dec - Hay wood - Solihull

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