I mentioned that this week I was back in my comfort zone with this challenge, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a challenge. I kept seeing magical scenes that weren’t quite what I thought once I saw them.

For instance, the entrance to the Faery Circle:

The Faery Circle
The Faery Circle

What I loved about it was this:

The Faeries' Dance Floor
The Faeries’ Dance Floor

These flowers appear in this small bit of woodland every April and I have come to look forward to them. If you know what they are, please tell me?  They are so magical.

This is Handsome; the only horse my dog has ever made friends with.
This is Handsome; the only horse my dog has ever made friends with.

I call him ‘Handsome’ because for the first two years I lived here, I couldn’t remember his name to save my life, so that’s what I called him. However, ‘Handsome’ is perfect because he truly is a beautiful boy. I could have used a polarising filter for this one and must remember to get one. Shots like this, when you need to let in so much light to get the foreground that the sky becomes washed out, frustrate me. I could have had a beautiful sky, but that would have meant the subject was too dark. Regardless, I love this shot of him surrounded by Springtime.

The Daffy Hedge
The Daffy Hedge

I have been trying to get a shot that truly depicts what it’s like at this stretch of road for three Springs now. One day, I’ll manage it because it is overwhelming at times driving through the lanes, down the High Streets, even down the M69 they’ve appeared! Thousands upon thousands of Daffodils in shapes and colours I never knew existed. They are glorious.

We walked across a field that I have taken photos of hundreds of times.
We walked across a field that I have taken photos of hundreds of times.

This is what it looks like from the other side. Normally, I’m on that field beyond the creamy grasses and woods.

The brickwork intrigues me - it looks as though it continues through the stream.
The brickwork intrigues me – it looks as though it continues through the stream.
Once more back in our home field, the Oak stands alone, still bare of leaves an dstark against the newly plowed soil.
Once more back in our home field, the Oak stands alone, still bare of leaves and stark against the newly plowed soil.
We love our walks around this pond, but haven't been able to go in ages. How wonderful to be there!
We love our walks around this pond, but haven’t been able to go in ages. How wonderful to be there!

And finally, this is the other side of the photo I chose as my challenge entry this week, from the Daffodils’ perspective.

Daffy Perspective
Daffy Perspective

I hope you’ve enjoyed the walks we took this week in search of a zoomed landscape. We sure did!!

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