Earthwatcher's photos


  • Pan bottom

    I was intrigued by the light and reflections on the underside of this pan on the draining board of my kitchen. The smooth surface has the distorted reflections of a silver birch tree in my garden.

  • Poinsettia leaf 2

    I loved the green translucency of this sunlit indoor plant.

  • Poinsettia leaf 1

    I loved the green translucency of this sunlit indoor plant.


  • Whirlow Park winter twigs and sky

    Winter sunlight illuminates the trees in the Limb valley and Whirlow Brook Park, Sheffield.

  • Whirlow Park winter beech

    Winter sunlight illuminates the trees in the Limb valley and Whirlow Brook Park, Sheffield.

  • Whirlow Park winter beech 2

    Winter sunlight illuminates the trees in the Limb valley and Whirlow Brook Park, Sheffield.


  • Limb Valley trees and fields

    Sunlit distant fields near Dore, viewed through the trees of the Limb Valley, near Whirlow Hall Farm, Sheffield.

  • Whirlow sunset

    A quick grab shot of a rather spectacular late autumn sunset taken through the glass of an upstairs window in my house in Sheffield.

  • Rainbow in the morning...

    A quick grab shot of an early morning rainbow taken through the glass of an upstairs window in my house in Sheffield. There was a short, sharp, shower a minute or so later. The view is to the north west.


  • Berries in the spotlight 2

    An early morning, autumnal beam of sunlight like a spotlight catches the red berries on this Cotoneaster shrub in my garden. Best viewed large on black.

  • Berries in the spotlight 1

    An early morning, autumnal beam of sunlight like a spotlight catches the red berries on this Cotoneaster shrub in my garden. Best viewed large on black.

  • Autumn colour cascades

    Autumnal colours of the Virginia Creeper in my garden mingling with scarlet Geraniums. Best viewed large on black.


  • Red leaves and green

    Autumnal colours of the Virginia Creeper in my garden mingling with green Leylandii and Ivy.

  • Pear leaves 'pleochroic halos'

    The fungal rust spots on the pear tree leaves remind me of the pleochroic halos often seen in biotite mica crystals in thin sections of rocks prepared for petrological microscopy. www.ucl.ac.uk/%7Eucfbrxs/PLM/zircon.html

  • Meall Dubh from Meall Dubh

    The view south-south-east over the moorland of Meall Dubh ('Black Hill') from the cottage 'Meall Dubh' at Raffin on the Stoer peninsula, north-west Scotland. The Torridonian Sandstone mountains of Suilven, Cul Mòr, Cùl Beag and Stac Pollaidh and Ben More…


  • Meall Dubh

    The cottage 'Meall Dubh' at Raffin on the Stoer peninsula, north-west Scotland. And very cosy it was too!

  • Staca Fada - view west

    Stac Fada at the northern end of the Bay of Stoer, north west Scotland, is the type locality for the Stac Fada Formation, recently interpreted as a meteorite impact debris horizon, comparable with suevite from the much younger (Miocene, 15 Ma) Ries meteor…

  • Staca Fada - view south

    Stac Fada at the northern end of the Bay of Stoer, north west Scotland, is the type locality for the Stac Fada Formation, recently interpreted as a meteorite impact debris horizon, comparable with suevite from the much younger (Miocene, 15 Ma) Ries meteor…


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