Poppies are one of Britain's most iconic flowers. I've been trying to develop my landscape and wildflower photography skills, at times its been an exercise in frustration.
[singlepic id=23 w=600 h=400 float=right]One evening I visited a poppy field near my village. Right at the end of twilight after a cloudy sunset the sky suddenly flooded for a brief few moments in vivid pinks and purples.
The vivid colours were so fleeting I only managed to grab three or four shots before the sky faded into twilight .