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Best Photographs of Spring 2013

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This is a showcase of my finest spring images, taken over the course of one week in East and West Sussex. Many thanks, once again, to Alex Lawrence for lending me the Canon EF 500mm f/4 L IS USM lens, without which, many of the following images would never have existed. A crate of real ale is heading in the direction of his fridge. I took the first image on the High Weald. I caught the attention of a curious Roe buck when he heard my camera shutter. Since I did not exhibit any alarming behaviour, the deer had few reservations about coming over to investigate. I prefer to visit woodlands with few human visitors; the natural curiosity of Roe deer comes to the fore, when the only humans they encounter are quiet people, out to enjoy the peace of the countryside. Bluebells are easy to photograph, but difficult to photograph well. These spring flowers carpet forests in northwestern Europe during spring. They are so overwhelmingly beautiful, that photographers can lose sight of the art