Lotherton Hall Estate ... Temple Newsam Estate and Home Farm ... Roundhay Park & Tropical World ... Golden Acre Park ... Harewood House ...

woodland | temple newsam

woodland | temple newsam

The last days of Summer at Temple Newsam in Leeds ..

shroggs | temple newsam

shroggs | temple newsam

This is the highest point and about the half way point on my regular walks around Temple Newsam Estate. This area is called the Shroggs and looks down onto the Temple Newsam woodland that runs down to the lakes. Colton on the far side.

smile | temple newsam

smile | temple newsam

Seen on my regular walk around Temple Newsam in Leeds ...

tortoiseshell | temple newsam

tortoiseshell | temple newsam

Seen today on my walk around Temple Newsam in Leeds ... Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly ...

red admiral | temple newsam

red admiral | temple newsam

Seen on my regular walk around Temple Newsam in Leeds ... 16th September ...

amanita muscaria | temple newsam

amanita muscaria | temple newsam

Seen today on my walk around Temple Newsam in Leeds ... Amanita muscaria, commonly known as the fly agaric or fly amanita mushroom ...

abutilon | temple newsam

abutilon | temple newsam

Seen on a walk around Temple Newsam Estate ...

spike | temple newsam

spike | temple newsam

Seen on a walk around Temple Newsam Estate ...

rose garden | temple newsam

rose garden | temple newsam

Seen on my regular walk around Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

danger | temple newsam

danger | temple newsam

Seen on my regular walk around the perimeter of the Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

corn and cloud | temple newsam

corn and cloud | temple newsam

Seen on my regular walk around the perimeter of the Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

brownfield | temple newsam

brownfield | temple newsam

A so called 'brownfield' site next to Temple Newsam's Bell Wood has consent for industrial and warehousing/distribution units ... Access road, cycle track and lighting already installed.

sign | temple newsam

sign | temple newsam

Another shot of one of my favourite solo trees on the perimeter of Temple Newsam Estate ...

cerise | vertical | temple newsam

cerise | vertical | temple newsam

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds on one of my regular morning walks ...

stile | temple newsam

stile | temple newsam

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds on one of my regular morning walks ...

flower power six | temple newsam

flower power six | temple newsam

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate, Leeds ...

woodland pond | reflective

woodland pond | reflective

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

buzz | no cycle

buzz | no cycle

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

nosey ...

nosey ...

Moooooo! Seen at Temple Newsam Estate ... Leeds

triffids ...

triffids ...

View on the perimeter of Temple Newsam Estate looking North ... Leeds

laburnum | yellow

laburnum | yellow

Two weeks on since my last post of the laburnum arch at Temple Newsam Estate ... what a difference!

angels trumpets ...

angels trumpets ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

droplets | hosta

droplets | hosta

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

through the raindrops ...

through the raindrops ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate whilst walking in the rain ... a bit breezy so you can see I had to hold on to the flower!

hilltop ...

hilltop ...

Temple Newsam House from The Avenue ... original landscape by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown ...

first poppy ...

first poppy ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate ...

equestrian ...

equestrian ...

The British Show Horse Association at Temple Newsam Estate ... I've never seen so many horses and ponies before!

ground level ...

ground level ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate ...

laburnum arch ...

laburnum arch ...

Not quite out yet but still a sight to see. One of the four arches at Temple Newsam Estate ...

courtyard ...

courtyard ...

I rarely do HDR shots nowadays since using the Fuji X100S but I couldn't resist doing this one ... again! Seen at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds ...

azaleas | temple newsam

azaleas | temple newsam

This weekend is definitely the best time to visit Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds. Loads of colour from the azaleas and rhododendrons ... see it whilst it lasts!

colour in the park ...

colour in the park ...

This weekend is definitely the best time to visit Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds. Loads of colour from the azaleas and rhododendrons ... see it whilst it lasts!

in the blue ...

in the blue ...

Temple Newsam walk yesterday 29th April ... lovely sunny day!

from the shroggs ...

from the shroggs ...

Temple Newsam walk yesterday 29th April ... lovely sunny day!

in the green ...

in the green ...

Temple Newsam walk yesterday 29th April ... lovely sunny day!

tree line IV ...

tree line IV ...

Temple Newsam walk yesterday 29th April ... lovely sunny day!

a walk in the park

a walk in the park

On a walk at Temple Newsam Estate ... Leeds

green shield ...

green shield ...

Shield bug seen at Temple Newsam in Leeds ...

stile-ish ...

stile-ish ...

My second trek around Temple Newsam Estate this week ... slightly muddy and cool today but still in shorts!

camouflage ...

camouflage ...

Seen on my regular walk around Temple Newsam in Leeds, spiders and bugs enjoying the sun, it must be Spring! Fujifilm X100S

spider eye ...

spider eye ...

Seen on my regular walk around Temple Newsam in Leeds, spiders and bugs enjoying the sun, it must be Spring! Fujifilm X100S

de-silted ...

de-silted ...

Another photo from my ongoing 'de-silting' of the lakes photo project at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds. The large middle lake has now been refilled with water and is looking good again ...

big sky II ...

big sky II ...

Spring at Temple Newsam Estate ...

blossom ...

blossom ...

Spring at Temple Newsam Estate ...

daffodil avenue | leeds

daffodil avenue | leeds

The Avenue at Temple Newsam Estate ... Leeds UK

quackers | temple newsam

quackers | temple newsam

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate, sunny but cool!

bus stop | temple newsam

bus stop | temple newsam

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate, sunny but cool!

first daffodil | temple newsam

first daffodil | temple newsam

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate, sunny but cool!

tree | perimeter III

tree | perimeter III

On the perimeter of Temple Newsam Estate ...

new life III ...

new life III ...

Temple Newsam blossom - Leeds UK

lakeside II ...

lakeside II ...

I've been documenting Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds quite regularly as it's my local parkland and only a short walk away. The lakes are currently being de-silted so access to that area is minimal. The large lake is now drained (25th Feb) and still requires plenty of work to de-silt by the look of it! This is the top lake which has been cleaned and filled, looks better than the brown water that always used to be there before. Don't think the original deadline of end of February will be made now though ... www.flickr.com/photos/fotohouse/sets/72157601764008283/

lakeside I ...

lakeside I ...

I've been documenting Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds quite regularly as it's my local parkland and only a short walk away. The lakes are currently being de-silted so access to that area is minimal. The large lake is now drained (25th Feb) and still requires plenty of work to de-silt by the look of it! Don't think the original deadline of end of February will be made now though ... www.flickr.com/photos/fotohouse/sets/72157601764008283/

lakes | house

underpass IV ...

underpass IV ...

On the perimeter of Temple Newsam Estate, this underpass goes under the M1 link road ...

first flower ...

first flower ...

Rhododendron flower seen at Temple Newsam in Leeds ... three months early!

black on black ...

black on black ...

Seen at Temple Newsam ... Leeds UK

pathway | verticals

pathway | verticals

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate ... Leeds UK Verticals Project 2014

from mud | from rain

from mud | from rain

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate ... Leeds UK

linked ...

linked ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate ... Leeds UK

the crossing ...

the crossing ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate (just before the storm arrived) Leeds ... Verticals Project 2014

stump ...

stump ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate (just before the storm arrived) Leeds ...

woodsmoke ...

woodsmoke ...

Seen in the woods at Temple Newsam Estate .... Leeds

view from the shrogs ...

view from the shrogs ...

The Shrogs viewpoint on the Temple Newsam Estate gives a good view of the house to right and the City of Leeds to the left with Bridgewater Place in the valley.

over the hill ...

over the hill ...

A view of Temple Newsam House from The Avenue ...

into the light ...

into the light ...

The bridge over the M1 motorway by Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

fallen ...

fallen ...

The bridge over the M1 motorway by Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

burning light ...

burning light ...

Seen on the perimeter of Temple Newsam Estate ...

lakeside ...

lakeside ...

Seen on a frosty morning walk at Temple Newsam in Leeds ... nice to see a bit of winter! www.flickr.com/groups/templenewsam/

morning mist ...

morning mist ...

Seen on a frosty morning walk at Temple Newsam in Leeds ... nice to see a bit of winter! www.flickr.com/groups/templenewsam/ Verticals Project 2014

trees on the fairway ...

trees on the fairway ...

Seen on a frosty morning walk at Temple Newsam in Leeds ... nice to see a bit of winter! www.flickr.com/groups/templenewsam/ Verticals Project 2014

first light ...

first light ...

Seen on a frosty morning walk at Temple Newsam in Leeds ... nice to see a bit of winter! www.flickr.com/groups/templenewsam/

jack in the green ...

jack in the green ...

Seen near Elton reservoir in Bury ...

tree | line | II

tree | line | II

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate ... Leeds

jelly ear ...

jelly ear ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

puddle | roadway II

puddle | roadway II

The road to Temple Newsam ... Leeds

verticals VII ...

verticals VII ...

Birch wood at Lotherton Hall Estate in Leeds ...

pathway | arched

pathway | arched

Lotherton Estate woodland ... Leeds Verticals Project 2014

solo | stump

solo | stump

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate in Leeds ...

fireside | home

fireside | home

Seen at Temple Newsam ... Leeds

snout | diptych

snout | diptych

Seen at Temple Newsam ... Leeds

puddle ...

puddle ...

Seen at Temple Newsam ... Leeds

tree | line

tree | line

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate ... Leeds

the house ...

the house ...

Temple Newsam house in Leeds at dusk ...

leeds | red sky

leeds | red sky

Seen this afternoon looking out from Halton towards Temple Newsam ...

woodland ...

woodland ...

Seen on a perimeter walk of Temple Newsam in Leeds today ...

treeline ...

treeline ...

Seen on a perimeter walk of Temple Newsam in Leeds today ...

autumn sun ...

autumn sun ...

Seen in Primrose Valley Park in Halton ... three miles from Leeds City centre ...

kashmir ...

kashmir ...

Kashmir Rowan tree ... Seen in Primrose Valley Park in Halton ... three miles from Leeds City centre ...

leaf | fall

leaf | fall

Seen on a damp walk through Temple Newsam Estate ...

first fall ...

first fall ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ... a lovely October afternoon ...

agaric | three

agaric | three

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ... first ones I've seen for two years! 'Commonly known as the fly agaric or fly Amanita, Amanita muscaria is a mycorrhizal basidiomycete fungus that contains several toxic, psychoactive compounds. Amanita muscaria is the typical “toadstool” mushroom, bearing white gills and white warts on its variably coloured cap and growing typically in clusters near conifers or hardwoods throughout the northern hemisphere.'

autumn shrooms ...

autumn shrooms ...

Seen on a walk around Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

passion ...

passion ...

Seen on a walk around Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

sticky ...

sticky ...

Seen on a walk around Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

ripe & ready ...

ripe & ready ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate in Leeds ... Fujifilm X100

nature's bounty IV ...

nature's bounty IV ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate in Leeds ... Fujifilm X100

new life III ...

new life III ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate in Leeds ... Fujifilm X100

chapel ...

chapel ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate in Leeds ... Fujifilm X100

where's my crest?

where's my crest?

Crested Crane and offspring at Lotherton Hall Bird Garden in Leeds ... Hatched 19th July 2013

room for one more?

room for one more?

Swallows seen in the grounds of Lotherton Hall Estate in Leeds ...

forage ...

forage ...

See at Lotherton Hall in Leeds ...

sitting pretty ...

sitting pretty ...

See at Lotherton Hall in Leeds ...

the cardinal ...

the cardinal ...

Seen in the gardens at Lotherton Hall in Leeds ...

geometry | diamond

geometry | diamond

Abstracts taken at The Specialist Gardens at Roundhay Park ... A hidden gem in Leeds ...

geometry | angular

geometry | angular

Abstracts taken at The Specialist Gardens at Roundhay Park ... A hidden gem in Leeds ...

geometry | curve

geometry | curve

Abstracts taken at The Specialist Gardens at Roundhay Park ... A hidden gem in Leeds ...

largest room ...

largest room ...

The Specialist Gardens at Roundhay Park ... A hidden gem in Leeds ... The 2008 Chelsea Garden entitled The Largerst Room in the House is based on the garden at Talbot House in Poperinghe near Ypres in Belgium ...

stone house ...

stone house ...

The Specialist Gardens at Roundhay Park ... A hidden gem in Leeds ... The 2009 Hesco Garden draws on a number of different techniques which can help to address the problem of flooding ...

lock ...

lock ...

The Specialist Gardens at Roundhay Park ... A hidden gem in Leeds ... The 2010 Hesco Garden was a Gold Medal winner at RHS Chelsea, it celebrates the green linkages of Parks and Greenspaces in Leeds ...

mill ...

mill ...

The Specialist Gardens at Roundhay Park ... A hidden gem in Leeds ... The 2011 Hesco Garden was a Gold Medal winner at RHS Chelsea drawing attention to the importance of waterpower in the industrial evolution of Leeds ...

in colour ...

in colour ...

Azaleas and rhododendrons in all their splendour at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

palette of colour ...

palette of colour ...

Azaleas and rhododendrons in all their splendour at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

new brush ...

new brush ...

Bottle Brush in the glasshouse at Temple Newsam walled garden in Leeds ...

red breast ...

red breast ...

Red Breasted Goose being chased across a pond ... Lotherton Hall and Gardens ...

coupled ...

coupled ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall and Gardens in Leeds ...

hangin' on ... again

hangin' on ... again

Seen at Lotherton Hall in Leeds ...

lunch ...

lunch ...

Deer at Lotherton Hall and Gardens in Leeds ...

narragansett ...

narragansett ...

A Narragansett turkey making a lot of noise at Temple Newsam Farm in Leeds ...

donkey lick ...

donkey lick ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Farm in Leeds ...

castle eland ...

castle eland ...

Jon at the 'castle' in Roundhay Park ... Exposure Leeds Photowalk ... 'A folly built in 1812 by local master builder George Nettleton to give the appearance of a castle gate.'

new | life | one

new | life | one

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate on the first day of March ...

surf's up!

surf's up!

Seen in a stream at Temple Newsam Estate ... remnants of snow surfing?

tree line IV ...

tree line IV ...

In the woods at Lotherton Hall Estate ... johnfotohouse.com

a new start ...

a new start ...

Out of the woods at Lotherton Hall Estate ... johnfotohouse.com

treeline VI ...

treeline VI ...

Seen at Roundhay Park in Leeds ... the previous weekend people were sledging in the snow here! johnfotohouse.com/

column ...

column ...

Seen at The Mansion at Roundhay Park in Leeds ... johnfotohouse.com/

snow & bono ...

snow & bono ...

I came across this random scene at Temple Newsam Estate as I was on the walk home ... I have no explaination for it! www.flickr.com/groups/templenewsam/

grey | white | black

grey | white | black

Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds seen at dusk ... looks just like a ski resort! www.flickr.com/groups/templenewsam/

park life ...

park life ...

Swan and ducks seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ... www.flickr.com/groups/templenewsam/

frozen ...

frozen ...

Frozen lake and fir trees at Temple Newsam in Leeds ...

little lake ...

little lake ...

The small lake at Temple Newsam in Leeds ... www.flickr.com/groups/templenewsam/

spots in the snow ...

spots in the snow ...

Dalmatian seen at Temple Newsam Estate, really wanted his picture taken!

black | red | white

courtyard ...

courtyard ...

The Courtyard at Temple Newsam Estate in the snow ...

fountain ...

fountain ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

winter fungi ...

winter fungi ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

winter | sky | green

winter | sky | green

Seen at the Lotherton Hall Estate ...

treeline IV ...

treeline IV ...

Temple Newsam Estate 12.12.12.

another view ...

another view ...

Temple Newsam house from the top fields ...

post ...

post ...

Temple Newsam Estate 12.12.12.

bramble thaw ...

bramble thaw ...

Temple Newsam Estate 12.12.12.

seat ...

seat ...

On the walk up to Temple Newsam House in Leeds ...

bubo ...

bubo ...

Horned Owl at Lotherton Hall ...

autumn gold ...

autumn gold ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate ...

vista ...

vista ...

A panoramic view of Temple Newsam Estate taken from outside Temple Newsam House ... 30 stitched 50mm images ... View large!

house ...

house ...

Temple Newsam House ... 'Temple Newsam House & Estate is one of the great country houses of England. Set within over 1500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland landscaped by Capability Brown in the 18th century, it is a magnificent Tudor-Jacobean mansion. Famous as the birthplace of Lord Darnley, the mansion houses a rich collection of art in over 40 restored rooms to view.'

woodland silhouette ...

woodland silhouette ...

Silhouette at Temple Newsam ... Leeds Flickr Group Theme of the Month (TOTM) November: "Shadows and Silhouettes" ...

road to oz ...

road to oz ...

The road up through Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ... Yellow leaves not yellow bricks :-)

lotherton on film ...

lotherton on film ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall ... my first 'film' for many a year! Canon EOS 300 Ilford FP4 Plus 125

the city from the park ...

the city from the park ...

Leeds seen from Temple Newsam ... Three miles out ... Leeds Flickr Group ... Theme Of The Month (TOTM) October: 'Autumn Colour' ...

earth and moon ...

earth and moon ...

Temple Newsam House with trails and moon ... Leeds ...

stag at lotherton ...

stag at lotherton ...

Stag seen at Lotherton Hall ... will be heading to Studley Royal in the next few weeks to get shots of the rutting ...

tree & bales ...

tree & bales ...

Seen near Lotherton Hall in Leeds ...

poppy & pollen ...

poppy & pollen ...

Poppy seen in the glasshouse at Temple Newsam Gardens in Leeds ...

all the greens ...

all the greens ...

One of my favourite views at Temple Newsam in June this year ...

dappled ...

dappled ...

Seen at Temple Newsam in Leeds ...

bright eyes ...

bright eyes ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall in Leeds ... Lilac-Breasted Roller ...

condor ...

condor ...

Andean Condor at Lotherton Hall Bird Garden in Leeds ...

wild garlic ...

wild garlic ...

If you like to see woods full of wild garlic then look no further than Lotherton Hall in Leeds ... if it's bluebells you're after then I really recommend Temple Newsam woods ...

red & gold ...

red & gold ...

The macro season begins ... taken on a walk through Temple Newsam Estate. Does anybody know what this little guy is called?

nettle bug ...

nettle bug ...

Seen on a nettle leaf at Temple Newsam Park ...

bluebell woods ...

bluebell woods ...

The bluebells at Temple Newsam are excellent at the moment ...

azalea on fire ...

azalea on fire ...

Seen at Temple Newsam ... you need to be there in the next week or so to see all the colour ...

red on red ...

red on red ...

A macro shot of a geranium seen in the Walled Garden Greenhouse at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds ...

full of colour II ...

full of colour II ...

Seen in the Walled Garden Greenhouse at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds ...

more worms ...

more worms ...

Song Thrush seen in the gardens at Lotherton Hall ...

oh carolina ...

oh carolina ...

A Carolina WoodDuck seen in the gardens at Lotherton Hall in Leeds ...

ibis II ...

ibis II ...

A Sacred Ibis seen at Lotherton Hall in Leeds ...

gateway ...

gateway ...

Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ... leaving the walled garden ...

threesome ...

threesome ...

Natural Beauty Competition Category: Animal Behaviour Location: Seen at Lotherton Hall and Gardens in Leeds Title: Hangin' on Age: 55 Description: Frogs seen in the small pond at Lotherton Hall and Gardens in Leeds. It's always a great spot during late March and April to photograph these amphibians. I particularly like the textures and communal activity. Camera: Canon 7D Settings: 1/500 ƒ/7.1 ISO 400 400 mm

fang ...

fang ...

Ring-tailed lemur at Roundhay park Tropical World in Leeds ...

heads in the cloud ...

heads in the cloud ...

Seen in Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

makin' grebes ...

makin' grebes ...

Great Crested Grebes doing what comes naturally this time of year on the lake in Rounday Leeds ...

jenny ...

jenny ...

I took this Wren from a ridiculous distance away (15m), amazed it came out! Had to be heavily cropped and degrained ...

it's a winner!

it's a winner!

When is a lock not a lock? When it's a feature of a gold medal winning garden design for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (2010). This is a recreation of the garden, now in Roundhay Park in Leeds, the first Local Authority garden to win a gold medal ...

five minutes ...

five minutes ...

Just five minutes old ... At Temple Newsam Farm in Leeds we saw many new born lambs, goats and calves today. We waited nearly an hour for this Wensleydale sheep to give birth to her lamb. She was assisted by one of the farm hands in the end as she was being quite slow in delivering. Something I haven't seen in a very long time.

awaiting motherhood ...

awaiting motherhood ...

At Temple Newsam Farm in Leeds we saw many new born lambs, goats and calves today. We waited nearly an hour for this Wensleydale sheep to give birth to her lamb, this was about 15 minutes before the event. She was assisted by one of the farm hands in the end as she was being quite slow in delivering. Something I haven't seen in a very long time.

red ...

red ...

The grumpy old turkey at Temple Newsam Farm ...

mooooo!

mooooo!

You wouldn't believe how loud a herd of cattle can be when they know they're going to be fed ... deafening! Temple Newsam Farm in Leeds ...

chomp ...

chomp ...

Grey squirrel seen at Golden Acre Park on a lovely sunny day ... Spring is around the corner!

landing strip ...

landing strip ...

On top of the dovecote in the farm at Temple Newsam Estate ...

bridgewater bear ...

bridgewater bear ...

Holbeck in the centre of Leeds including Bridgewater Place seen from a snowy Temple Newsam Estate ... to whoever made the snow bear ... excellent!!

sledge in the park ...

sledge in the park ...

The first snow fell in Leeds this winter which brought out what seemed like hundreds of families with their sledges enjoying a glorious winters day ... I don't think Temple Newsam gets this busy even in the summer!

tree line snow ...

tree line snow ...

The first snow fell in Leeds this winter which brought out what seemed like hundreds of families with their sledges enjoying a glorious winters day ... I don't think Temple Newsam gets this busy even in the summer!

nestled ...

nestled ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate in Leeds ...

wingspan ...

wingspan ...

An Ibis in the African part of the bird garden at Lotherton Hall ...

lunch break ...

lunch break ...

Seen in the bird garden at Lotherton Hall ... Southern Ground Hornbill ...

streak ...

streak ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate in Leeds ...

yellow on black ...

yellow on black ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate on our Christmas Day walk ...

christmas cygnet ...

christmas cygnet ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate on our Christmas Day walk ...

copse ...

copse ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate on our Christmas Day walk ... my favourite copse of trees!

bothy ...

bothy ...

We went to Temple Newsam Estate and Home Farm today. The farm suffered a fire this week and a total of 34 animals and birds have died. The barn and bothy have been gutted but amazingly the rest of the farm buildings are intact. There is a reduced entry price of £1 at the moment. This is what it looked like before the fire: www.leodis.net/display.aspx?resourceIdentifier=2008111_16...

headlock ...

headlock ...

We went to Temple Newsam Estate and Home Farm today. The farm suffered a fire this week and a total of 34 animals and birds have died. The barn and bothy have been gutted but amazingly the rest of the farm buildings are intact. There is a reduced entry price of £1 at the moment.

smithy ...

smithy ...

We went to Temple Newsam Estate and Home Farm today. The farm suffered a fire this week and a total of 34 animals and birds have died. The barn and bothy have been gutted but amazingly the rest of the farm buildings are intact. There is a reduced entry price of £1 at the moment.

brick & stone ...

brick & stone ...

We went to Temple Newsam Estate and Home Farm today. The farm suffered a fire this week and a total of 34 animals and birds have died. The barn and bothy have been gutted but amazingly the rest of the farm buildings are intact. There is a reduced entry price of £1 at the moment.

fly agaric ...

fly agaric ...

Natural Beauty Competition Category: Beautiful Botany Location: Seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds Title: Fly Agaric Age: 55 Description: I went on a mushroom hunt and can't believe I found this in easy sight and undamaged at Temple Newsam Estate very close to the house. It's commonly known as the fly agaric or fly amanita. Camera: Canon 40D Settings: 1/125 ƒ/9 ISO 400 50 mm 'Commonly known as the fly agaric or fly Amanita, Amanita muscaria is a mycorrhizal basidiomycete fungus that contains several toxic, psychoactive compounds. Amanita muscaria is the typical “toadstool” mushroom, bearing white gills and white warts on its variably coloured cap and growing typically in clusters near conifers or hardwoods throughout the northern hemisphere.'

autumn light II ...

autumn light II ...

Lovely afternoon light on the outside of the Stable courtyard at Temple Newsam Estate ...

'shrooms in the park ...

'shrooms in the park ...

More mushrooms seen in Temple Newsam Estate ... not sure what these are called ...

wet & gold ...

wet & gold ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds ...

holding on to summer ...

holding on to summer ...

Went bug and fungi hunting at Golden Acre Park in Leeds ... it was like Summer with all the buzzy things about!

yellow red green ...

yellow red green ...

Seen at Golden Acre Park in Leeds ...

aye aye ...

aye aye ...

Went bug and fungi hunting at Golden Acre Park in Leeds today ... it was like Summer with all the buzzy things about! Spotted this Red Admiral butterfly warming itself on a wall ...

in flame ...

in flame ...

Dahlia Isadora seen at Golden Acre Park in Leeds ...

yellow ...

yellow ...

Went bug and fungi hunting at Golden Acre Park in Leeds today ... it was like Summer with all the buzzy things about!

turkey tail ...

turkey tail ...

Went bug and fungi hunting at Golden Acre Park in Leeds today ... I love the colour of this particular trametes versicolor although it's quite common. By the name you see it can change colour depending on its environment ... Please view large!

folds ...

folds ...

Seen at Golden Acre Park in Leeds ...

translucence ...

translucence ...

Seen at Golden Acre Park in Leeds ...

back in time ...

back in time ...

Lotherton Hall in Leeds ... The current exhibition is Native Americans of the Plains - 1st March to 31st December 2011 ...

two ...

two ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate and Gardens in Leeds ...

inky ...

inky ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate and Gardens in Leeds ... no edits ...

emergence ...

emergence ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate and Gardens in Leeds ...

sitting on sunshine ...

sitting on sunshine ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate in Leeds ... I'd gone out to find butterflies as it's usually good here but only saw one all morning! Plenty of ladybirds and hoverflies everywhere!

beady eye ...

beady eye ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate in Leeds ... I'd gone out to find butterflies as it's usually good here but only saw one all morning! Plenty of ladybirds and hoverflies everywhere!

four in the house ...

four in the house ...

Seen in the glasshouse at Temple Newsam Estate. Seen today at our Exposure Leeds Flick-nic! johnfotohouse.com

3 miles out IV ...

3 miles out IV ...

Leeds City seen from Temple Newsam Estate. Exposure Leeds Flick-nic! johnfotohouse.com

spotty lady ...

spotty lady ...

Temple Newsam was full of ladybirds today at our Exposure Leeds Flick-nic! johnfotohouse.com

private ...

private ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate. Exposure Leeds Flick-nic! johnfotohouse.com

digital v analogue ...

digital v analogue ...

A diverse range of cameras at this years Leeds Flicknic at Temple Newsam Estate! johnfotohouse.com

hope and the enevitable ...

hope and the enevitable ...

'The Kanabal Kapers' at the Red Bull Flugtag at Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

ice cream machine ...

ice cream machine ...

or ... Mr Whippy And His Team of Toppings! The picture isn't grainy ... that's the downpour of rain that started as they 'flew'! Red Bull Flugtag at Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

mini bulls ...

mini bulls ...

Seen at the Red Bull Flugtag at Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

bo peep ...

bo peep ...

Seen at the Red Bull Flugtag at Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

air-row-plane ...

air-row-plane ...

Seen at the Red Bull Flugtag at Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

smokin ...

smokin ...

The Red Bull aerobatics team put on a splendid show in the rain at the Red Bull Flugtag at Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

aerobatics ...

aerobatics ...

The Red Bull aerobatics team put on a splendid show in the rain at the Red Bull Flugtag at Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

how to stand out in a crowd ...

how to stand out in a crowd ...

Seen at the Red Bull Flugtag at Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

a long wet day ...

a long wet day ...

... but lots of fun too! Seen at the Red Bull Flugtag at Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

departure lounge ...

departure lounge ...

Red Bull Flugtag at Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

entwinned ...

entwinned ...

A rare occasion when the fountain at Temple Newsam is working!

calm ...

calm ...

Midsummer Madness 2011 - Challenge 2 : Calm ... seen at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ... Leeds Flickr Group Theme of the Week #226 'Dry' ...

The Swing of Things ...

The Swing of Things ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate as part of Leeds Summer Bands in Leeds Parks ... 'The band are a Yorkshire based quintet of two guitars, clarinet/baritone sax, violin and double bass (plus vocals), their sound is primarily inspired by Django Reinhardt’s Swing Guitars of the ‘30s and ‘40s, and then rotates through other points of the compass to include Boogie Woogie, the Blues and Afro-Latin rhythms: all with swing-driven improvisations and a wry sense of humour.'

ice cream ...

ice cream ...

A couple enjoying ice cream and 'The Swing of Things' at Temple Newsam Estate as part of Leeds Summer Bands in Leeds Parks ...

lakeside ...

lakeside ...

Seen at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds ...

primula ...

primula ...

One of the Primula Auricula Alpines from the National Collection at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

azalea ...

azalea ...

A fabulous display of azaleas at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

my city ...

my city ...

A view of Bridgewater Place in Leeds from Temple Newsam Estate about three miles away ...

bashful ...

bashful ...

Seen in Lotherton Hall Bird Garden ... Southern Ground Hornbill ...

new life ...

new life ...

The formal gardens at Lotherton Hall ...

green ...

green ...

Wild garlic in the woods at Lotherton Hall in Leeds ... Another sign of Spring at last! Leeds Flickr Group Theme of the Week # 216 'Spring' ...

arch ...

arch ...

Temple Newsam House - Leeds ... This was taken looking out from the entrance in the courtyard ...

crocus and fade ...

crocus and fade ...

Spring comes to Temple Newsam Estate ... Leeds

crocus ...

crocus ...

The first colours of Spring at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

arch ... shadow ...

arch ... shadow ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

two tone ...

two tone ...

Reflection of a fountain at Temple Newsam Estate ...

kiss ...

kiss ...

'U don't have 2 be beautiful 2 turn me on I just need your body baby From dusk till dawn U don't need experience 2 turn me out U just leave it all up 2 me I'm gonna show u what it's all about U don't have 2 be rich 2 be my girl U don't have 2 be cool 2 rule my world Ain't no particular sign I'm more compatible with I just want your extra time and your ... Kiss' Prince African Crowned Cranes - Lotherton Hall Bird Garden

chesty ...

chesty ...

Seen in Lotherton Hall 'African' Bird Garden as it started to pour with rain ...

textural greens ...

textural greens ...

The base of a tree seen in the gardens at Lotherton hall Estate ...

bird tree sky ...

bird tree sky ...

Lotherton Hall Estate - Leeds

grind ...

grind ...

Bamfords 'Rapid' Grinding Mill at Home Farm Temple Newsam Estate ... 'Bamfords was founded in Uttoxeter in 1871 by Henry Bamford and made water pumps, taps and agricultural machinery. Joseph Cyril Bamford split off from the Bamford company in 1945 to set up what has become known as JCB - J C Bamford Excavators Ltd.'

chinese geese ...

chinese geese ...

... and muscovy duck friends at Temple Newsam Estate Home Farm - Leeds ...

cluck ... cluck ...

cluck ... cluck ...

Seen at Home Farm on the Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds ... Leeds Flickr Group TOTW # 205 'Looking Down' ...

boared ...

boared ...

Tamworth boar 'Timothy' has a sniff of the pig paparazzi at Home Farm in Temple Newsam Estate ...

donkey ...

donkey ...

One of the three donkeys at Home Farm on the Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds ...

templar sunset ...

templar sunset ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

three dogs ...

three dogs ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

frozen ...

frozen ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

sunset over harewood ...

sunset over harewood ...

Taken at Harewood House & Estate 'Daytime Leeds Flickr Meet' ...

kites ...

kites ...

Red Kites in a feeding frenzy at Harewood House & Estate ...

harewood ... 12/52

harewood ... 12/52

52 Weeks Self Portraits Year Two ... Taken at Harewood House 'Daytime Leeds Flickr Meet' ...

eye of the beholder ...

eye of the beholder ...

A reindeer at Harewood House Christmas Festival taken during the 'Daytime Leeds Flickr Meet' ...

shelter ...

shelter ...

One of the restored (2004) Victorian shelters at Roundhay Park in Leeds ...

barran's fountain ...

barran's fountain ...

Jan at Barran's Fountain in Roundhay Park in Leeds ... my first 'proper' HDR using Photomatix Pro and PS4 and three exposures...

pumpkin ...

pumpkin ...

Pumpkins in the Walled Garden at Harewood House ... Leeds Flickr Group meet ...

ribbon ...

ribbon ...

This plant really caught my eye at Harewood House during our Leeds Flickr Group meet ... I haven't managed to find out what it's called ... any ideas?

roar ...

roar ...

Elephant at Harewood House! Leeds Flickr Group meet ... Infrared conversion ...

Red Crested Touraco ...

Red Crested Touraco ...

Seen in the Bird Garden at Harewood House ... Leeds Flickr Group meet ...

... caw!

... caw!

Blue and Gold Macaw at Harewood House Bird Garden ... Leeds Flickr Group meet ...

green and pleasant land ...

green and pleasant land ...

View from Harewood House in Leeds ... best viewed on black ... just click on the image! Leeds Flickr Group meet ...

my leeds ...

my leeds ...

Temple Newsam Estate with it's house, gardens and farm is only three miles from the centre of Leeds and a short walk from where I live. I'm entering this for the 'My Leeds' Exposure Leeds competition as it's one of my favourite places to visit all year round come snow, rain or shine! 'Temple Newsam is one of the great historic estates in England. Set within over 1500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland landscaped by Capability Brown in the 18th century, it is a magnificent Tudor–Jacobean mansion. Famous as the birthplace of Lord Darnley and home to the Ingram family for over 300 years, the mansion houses rich collections of works of art. The garden is renowned for its Rhododendron and Azalea walk and features the National Plant Collections of Delphinium, Phlox and Aster novi–belgii. Europe's largest working Rare Breeds Farm, with over 400 animals, is set within the original estate Home Farm. Temple Newsam hosts many events each year from music festivals to funfairs and there are regular family activities, demonstrations, guided walks or tours taking place throughout the year.'

'shrooms lookin' good ...

'shrooms lookin' good ...

There are many types af mushrooms around at the moment, here's just two from my recent collection ... I wish I knew what they all were! These two were taken at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds as part of the 'Looking Good' - Leeds Photo Week, Photo Challenge ...

discarded ...

discarded ...

Probably well in excess of a 100 photos including negs and original packets from more than one print shop were seen in the hedgerows on the borders of Temple Newsam Estate ... looks like Greece to me?!

lost luggage ...

lost luggage ...

Seen on the boundry of Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

flamingo and feathers ...

flamingo and feathers ...

Flamingo at Lotherton Hall Estate Bird Garden - Leeds

cleo & friend ...

cleo & friend ...

The Cleopatra butterfly (Gonepteryx cleopatra) and hoverfly friend seen at Lotherton Hall & Estate in Leeds ...

lotherton ...

lotherton ...

Lotherton Hall gardens - Leeds

a night at the opera ...

a night at the opera ...

Opera in the Park at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds - 2010

opera in the rain ... 48 / 52

opera in the rain ... 48 / 52

Opera in the Park at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds - 2010 ... '52 Weeks' - self portraits ...

what's the story ...

what's the story ...

... morning glory? (ipomoea purpurea) ... Seen at Temple Newsam Estate ... LeedsFlickrGroup TOTW #178 'Blue'...

plant paparazzi ...

plant paparazzi ...

Weekday Leeds Flickr meet at Golden Acre Park ...

echo in yellow ...

echo in yellow ...

Weekday Leeds Flickr meet at Golden Acre Park ...

the last march home ...

the last march home ...

'The Earl of Manchester's Regiment of Foote' at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

a bit of a ruckus ...

a bit of a ruckus ...

'The Earl of Manchester's Regiment of Foote' at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

... party in the park!

... party in the park!

'The Earl of Manchester's Regiment of Foote' at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

in action ...

in action ...

Si doing his stuff ... another excellent set of portraits of 'The Earl of Manchester's Regiment of Foote' at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds www.flickr.com/photos/sicliff/sets/72157624123281274/

smokin' ...

smokin' ...

'The Earl of Manchester's Regiment of Foote' at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

piggy back ...

piggy back ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

nosey donkey ...

nosey donkey ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

unravelled ...

unravelled ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

buzzin' ... it must be spring!

buzzin' ... it must be spring!

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

estate ...

estate ...

Temple Newsam Estate - three miles out from Leeds city centre ...

in a flap ...

in a flap ...

Lotherton Hall Estate Bird Garden ...

horny ...

horny ...

Lotherton Hall Estate Bird Garden ... Trumpeter Hornbill ...

turaco ...

turaco ...

Lotherton Hall Estate Bird Garden ... White Cheeked Turaco ...

hand & gourd ...

hand & gourd ...

The pilgrim priest Sho-Haku at Lotheron Hall Estate - Leeds

bars & stripes ...

bars & stripes ...

Temple Newsam Estate Farm in Leeds ...

kiss me quick ...

kiss me quick ...

Temple Newsam Estate Farm in Leeds ...

security ...

security ...

The bull enclosure at Temple Newsam Estate Farm in Leeds ...

five ...

five ...

Trees on the hill in Roundhay Park - Leeds

take off ...

take off ...

Swan in Roundhay Park - Leeds

Alhambra in Leeds ...

Alhambra in Leeds ...

Thanks to ' ratte salat ' for pointing me in the direction of the Alhambra Garden at Roundhay Park in Leeds. There is also the Monet Garden and the Chelsea Flower Show Garden, all should look splendid later in the season!

green sentinels ...

green sentinels ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds ... best viewed large!

crocus ...

crocus ...

Alternative photo for LeedsFlickrGroup TOTW #159 'First Signs of Spring'... Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

a small grunt ...

a small grunt ...

Tamworth piglet at Temple Newsam Estate farm ... I was hoping to get pictures of lambs today for the Leeds Flickr Group TOTW ' First Signs of Spring' but they're still holding on ... will go back tomorrow ... Leeds Flickr Group Theme of the week 'First Signs of Spring'

pekin ...

pekin ...

Pekin bantams ... I was hoping to get pictures of lambs today for the Leeds Flickr Group TOTW ' First Signs of Spring' but they're still holding on ... will go back tomorrow ... Leeds Flickr Group Theme of the week 'First Signs of Spring'

dinner time ...

dinner time ...

These calves were loudly waiting for their dinner at Temple Newsam Estate farm ... of course as soon as I pointed the camera they shut their mouths! I was hoping to get pictures of lambs today for the Leeds Flickr Group TOTW ' First Signs of Spring' but they're still holding on ... will go back tomorrow ... Leeds Flickr Group Theme of the week 'First Signs of Spring'

cold calling ...

cold calling ...

Seen in a garden near Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

board in the park ...

board in the park ...

Snow boarding and sledging at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

branch ...

branch ...

I was nearly poked in the eye by this one! Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

lotherton in white ...

lotherton in white ...

Lotherton Hall - Leeds

blue hat ... red sky

blue hat ... red sky

foto.phrend at Lotherton Hall - Leeds

tracks ...

tracks ...

Lotherton Hall Estate - Leeds

treeline II ...

treeline II ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Christmas Day 2009 ... Kood dark red gradient filter

cracks in the ice ...

cracks in the ice ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Christmas Day 2009 ...

lakeside ...

lakeside ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Christmas Day 2009 ... Kood dark tobacco gradient filter

foto in the park ...

foto in the park ...

Jan ( foto.phrend ) at Temple Newsam Estate - Christmas Day 2009 ...

obstruction ...

obstruction ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Christmas Day 2009 ...

frozen ...

frozen ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Christmas Day 2009 ...

walking the dog ...

walking the dog ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Christmas Day 2009 ...

snowman ...

snowman ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Christmas Day 2009

snow ... descent

snow ... descent

My brother-in-law Andrew enjoys a quick decent on my nieces bumboard today ... none of me thankfully! Primrose Valley - Leeds

on the edge of the city ...

on the edge of the city ...

Primrose Valley in Halton with a panoramic view of Leeds in the background ... View bigger!

the last yellow flower ...

the last yellow flower ...

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

stone ... water ... logged

stone ... water ... logged

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

chase ...

chase ...

Doesn't look like bread to me :-( ... Golden Acre Park - Leeds

mud ... wet ... quackers

mud ... wet ... quackers

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

grain ... 13/52

grain ... 13/52

Car window reflection at Lotherton Hall Estate - Leeds ... Please view bigger ... Completed 365 days project here :-)

winter berries ...

winter berries ...

Lotherton Hall Estate - Leeds

neigh ...

neigh ...

Seen at Lotherton Hall Estate ... Leeds

altar in light ...

altar in light ...

Lotherton Chapel (late 12th Century) ... Lotherton Hall Estate - Leeds

... thar be dragons!

... thar be dragons!

Lotherton Chapel (late 12th Century) ... Lotherton Hall Estate - Leeds

red and yellow ...

red and yellow ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

light & shadow ...

light & shadow ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

crossword ...

crossword ...

Temple Newsam Estate ...

november passion ...

november passion ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

at the roots ...

at the roots ...

Roundhay Park - Leeds

golden ...

golden ...

The Mansion at Roundhay Park - Leeds

mansion reflection ...

mansion reflection ...

The Mansion - Roundhay Park - Leeds

fungi & fungirl ...

fungi & fungirl ...

Roundhay Park Leeds

metamorphosis ...

metamorphosis ...

Tropical World - Roundhay Park - Leeds

horny ...

horny ...

Tropical World - Roundhay Park - Leeds

Java Sparrow ...

Java Sparrow ...

Tropical World - Roundhay Park - Leeds

waterfall & leaf ...

waterfall & leaf ...

Tropical World - Roundhay Park - Leeds

cutting ...

cutting ...

Leaf Cutter Ants ... Tropical World - Roundhay Park - Leeds

treeline ...

treeline ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

formal ...

formal ...

Gardens at Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

spiky sunburst ...

spiky sunburst ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

348 / 365

348 / 365

Self Portrait - 'through the looking glass ...' - 365 days project ... At Lotherton Hall with my nieces Laura and Helen and my sister Louise today ... bendy Laura standing next to me :-)

an ibis ... or two?

an ibis ... or two?

Lotherton Hall Estate ...

" ... you lookin' at me?"

Emu ... Lotherton Hall Estate - Leeds

rose ...

rose ...

Lotherton Hall Estate - Leeds

323 / 365

323 / 365

Self Portrait - 'salt'n'pepper ...' - 365 days project ... The new growth on my chin seems to be naturally multi-coloured ... for one week only, all in aid of 365 :-) Lotherton Hall Estate

silhouette ...

silhouette ...

Opera fans gather every year on the beautiful Temple Newsam estate in Leeds for the free summertime Opera in the Park spectacular. For 2009 the Hallé from Manchester and the Leeds Festival Chorus are joined by tenor Alfie Boe and soprano Natasha Marsh. Fuji Finepix F100fd

Alfie Boe ...

Alfie Boe ...

Opera fans gather every year on the beautiful Temple Newsam estate in Leeds for the free summertime Opera in the Park spectacular. For 2009 the Hallé from Manchester and the Leeds Festival Chorus are joined by tenor Alfie Boe and soprano Natasha Marsh. Fuji Finepix F100fd

Clouds in the Park ...

Clouds in the Park ...

Opera fans gather every year on the beautiful Temple Newsam estate in Leeds for the free summertime Opera in the Park spectacular. For 2009 the Hallé from Manchester and the Leeds Festival Chorus are joined by tenor Alfie Boe and soprano Natasha Marsh. Fuji Finepix F100fd

broken arm chair can-can ...

broken arm chair can-can ...

Opera fans gather every year on the beautiful Temple Newsam estate in Leeds for the free summertime Opera in the Park spectacular. For 2009 the Hallé from Manchester and the Leeds Festival Chorus are joined by tenor Alfie Boe and soprano Natasha Marsh. Fuji Finepix F100fd

playing the cutlery ... name that tune ...

playing the cutlery ... name that tune ...

Len Scapov & Wannasonic add to the orchestral sounds ... Opera fans gather every year on the beautiful Temple Newsam estate in Leeds for the free summertime Opera in the Park spectacular. For 2009 the Hallé from Manchester and the Leeds Festival Chorus are joined by tenor Alfie Boe and soprano Natasha Marsh. Fuji Finepix F100fd

disco at the Opera ...

disco at the Opera ...

Opera fans gather every year on the beautiful Temple Newsam estate in Leeds for the free summertime Opera in the Park spectacular. For 2009 the Hallé from Manchester and the Leeds Festival Chorus are joined by tenor Alfie Boe and soprano Natasha Marsh. Fuji Finepix F100fd

full of stars ...

full of stars ...

... or at least one sparkly jacket! Opera fans gather every year on the beautiful Temple Newsam estate in Leeds for the free summertime Opera in the Park spectacular. For 2009 the Hallé from Manchester and the Leeds Festival Chorus are joined by tenor Alfie Boe and soprano Natasha Marsh. Fuji Finepix F100fd

309 / 365

309 / 365

Self Portrait - 'Heavy Weather ...' - 365 days project ... Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds UK

point to the sky ...

point to the sky ...

Alliums @ Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds UK

bar ... ball ... boom ...

bar ... ball ... boom ...

Had a walk up to Temple Newsam Estate today ... the 'Cocoon in the Park' event had started ... we walked around the park for an hour or so and the music was still in search of a tune at the end of it ;-)) I can't understand why you'd pay £35 to go into the small venue when you can sit outside ... portaloos provided too! '... Cocoon in the Park is a genuine and affordable alternative to Ibiza.' LOL! Cocoon in the Park poster

cocoon ...

cocoon ...

Had a walk up to Temple Newsam Estate today ... the 'Cocoon in the Park' event had started ... we walked around the park for an hour or so and the music was still in search of a tune at the end of it ;-)) I can't understand why you'd pay £35 to go into the small venue when you can sit outside ... portaloos provided too! This view of the event looks okay to me ;-) '... Cocoon in the Park is a genuine and affordable alternative to Ibiza.' LOL! Cocoon in the Park poster

287 / 365

287 / 365

Self Portrait - 'Jungleland ...' - 365 days project ... Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds Bruce Springsteen - Jungleland (Live in New York 2001)

passionate ...

passionate ...

@ Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds UK

white line ...

white line ...

Temple Newsam Estate green (white) house in the Walled Garden - Leeds UK

delphiniums ...

delphiniums ...

Yorkshire Delphinium Show - Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds UK

'Large Black' pig paparazzi ...

'Large Black' pig paparazzi ...

... including headless Tom! Today was an opportunity to take photographs in Temple Newsam House and Home Farm as part of the Photocamp 2009: 'Big Sunday Shoot'

Bourbon Red Turkey

Bourbon Red Turkey

Today was an opportunity to take photographs in Temple Newsam House and Home Farm as part of the Photocamp 2009: 'Big Sunday Shoot'

pink and furry ...

pink and furry ...

Today was an opportunity to take photographs in Temple Newsam House and Home Farm as part of the Photocamp 2009: 'Big Sunday Shoot'

176 / 365

176 / 365

Self Portrait - 'apparition ...' - 365 days project After seeing some examples of photos from the www.flickr.com/commons/ at Leeds Photocamp 2009 particularly from the archives of www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/ I thought I would do this picture today based on The spirit photographs of William Hope . Today was also an opportunity to take photographs in Temple Newsam House as part of the Photocamp 2009: 'Big Sunday Shoot'

'Gratitude ...'

'Gratitude ...'

Sculpture by Richard James Wyatt (1798-1850) The actual title is 'A Nymph Taking a Thorn out of a Greyhound's Foot'. Today was an opportunity to take photographs in Temple Newsam House as part of the Photocamp 2009: 'Big Sunday Shoot'

Flickr in the House ...

Flickr in the House ...

Today was an opportunity to take photographs in Temple Newsam House as part of the Photocamp 2009: 'Big Sunday Shoot'

green and gold ...

green and gold ...

Today was an opportunity to take photographs in Temple Newsam House as part of the Photocamp 2009: 'Big Sunday Shoot'

sheeps eye ...

sheeps eye ...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds UK ... 50mm 1.4 USM

I don't do cute ... but ...

I don't do cute ... but ...

bunny in the snow ... Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds UK ... We were hoping to capture the snowfall this afternoon, guess it'll arrive later :-( 50mm 1.4 USM

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134 / 365

Self Portrait - 'knights templar' - 365 days project ... "The Knights Templar are the 'Keepers of the Faith' the Guardians of the Holy Grail and the secrets of the planet. The Knights Templar would meditate twice a day & before battle to focus their mind & spirit as one. The Knights Templar used sacred geometry & symbols in their ceremonies & rituals, and believed in the brotherhood of mankind, with fraternal friendship as their code of life." Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds UK

120 / 365

120 / 365

Self Portrait - 'down on the farm...' - 365 days project ... Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds ... if you have any pictures from Temple Newsam you could post them here!

091 / 365

091 / 365

Self Portrait - 'twin folly' - 365 days project ... taken in the folly ... Lotherton Hall Estate ... Leeds UK

mist...sunset...bench

mist...sunset...bench

Temple Newsam Estate looking out towards the City of Leeds in the valley... Camera flash turned down to minimum...first time I've used this as a fill in flash!

Bourbon Red ...

Bourbon Red ...

I don't think I'd like to be a turkey right now! Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds

029 / 365

029 / 365

Self Portrait - 'deer' - 365 days project - Lotherton Hall Leeds UK

September reflections...

September reflections...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds UK

September sun...

September sun...

Temple Newsam Estate...a self- portrait 365 days 'out take'...

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015 / 365

Self Portrait - 'Escape from the ha ha' - 365 days project - Temple Newsam Estate

deciphering the runes...

deciphering the runes...

foto.phrend - Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds UK

Capability Brown...

Capability Brown...

Temple Newsam Estate - Leeds UK - "Charles Ingram, later 9th Viscount Irwin, came to live at Temple Newsam with his wealthy bride Frances Gibson in 1758 and immediately invited 'Capability' Brown to landscape the park. In 1762 Brown produced a large-scale plan of the park showing the proposed works. Brown created a 'natural' landscape setting for the house with vistas to the north, south, east and west. He broke the symmetry of the house setting to the east and opened up new vistas to the west and south. The stable block and riding school were obscured by new tree planting and to the east the terraces, lodges and pond were removed to be replaced by a smooth grass slope. A new serpentine road was created from the north arriving through the Sphinx gates. Existing woodlands were retained and altered to create a 'natural' landscape, the view to the east was enhanced by the 'Little Temple' that can still be seen today."

like silk...

like silk...

Roundhay Park - Leeds UK - "The Gorge at Roundhay Park has recently been cleared and new pathways introduced, a waterfall leaves the Upper Lake and tumbles down into this area of outstanding natural beauty. Take a short walk along the edge of the Gorge and emerge at the Caste Folly."

green space ...

green space ...

Roundhay Park - Leeds ... Playing with actions in PS ...

look me in the eye...reflections

look me in the eye...reflections

Southern Ground Hornbill - Lotherton Hall - Leeds

I can see you...!

I can see you...!

...in Temple Newsam glasshouse (escaping the rain!) - Leeds - (view big!)

mmm...tasty...

mmm...tasty...

...in Temple Newsam glasshouse - Leeds UK

look me in the eyes...

look me in the eyes...

...in Temple Newsam glasshouse (escaping the rain!) - Leeds

bee dance...

in bloom...

China at Lotherton Hall...

China at Lotherton Hall...

Chinese Treasures at Lotherton Hall near Aberford Leeds, from 7 June to 31 December 2008 www.leeds.gov.uk/lothertonhall/

folly...

folly...

@ Lotherton Hall Leeds Strobist: Speedlite 430EX triggered behind second pillar full strength towards ceiling.

buffalo...

Chinese priest...

Chinese priest...

slightly processed! @ Lotherton Hall Leeds

echo...

conversation...

preaning...

temminck's tragopan

...you lookin' at me?

white hot and chained...

white hot and chained...

@ Temple Newsam Park - Leeds - Speedlite 430ex & remote wireless trigger.

chained in the park...

chained in the park...

@ Temple Newsam Park - Leeds - Speedlite 430ex & remote wireless trigger.

awaiting manicure...

awaiting manicure...

@ Temple Newsam Park - Leeds - Speedlite 430ex & remote wireless trigger.

phone home...

phone home...

@ Temple Newsam Park - Leeds

old shoes...

old shoes...

@ Temple Newsam Park - Leeds - Speedlite 430ex & remote wireless trigger.

another angle...

another angle...

Temple Newsam House - Leeds

walled garden...

walled garden...

Temple Newsam - Leeds

daffodils...

daffodils...

Lotherton Hall - Leeds

purity ...

purity ...

Magnolia at Lotherton Hall - Leeds

stones...

stones...

Lotherton Hall - Leeds

branch...

branch...

Lotherton Hall Estate - Leeds

red in the face...

red in the face...

Blue Eared Pheasant - Lotherton Hall Bird Garden - Leeds

African Crowned Crane

African Crowned Crane

Lotherton Hall Bird Garden - Leeds

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Lotherton Hall Bird Garden - Leeds

bursting through...

bursting through...

Temple Newsam - Leeds

goose...

goose...

Temple Newsam - Leeds

ochre feathers...

ochre feathers...

Temple Newsam - Leeds

phormium...rainbow

phormium...rainbow

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

feline poser...

feline poser...

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

bench...

bench...

Temple Newsam - Leeds

slab...

slab...

Temple Newsam - Leeds

farm...framed...silhouette

farm...framed...silhouette

Temple Newsam Farm - Leeds

who are ewe?

who are ewe?

Temple Newsam Farm - Leeds

Leeds cityscape

Leeds cityscape

First visit to Temple Newsam Park in 2008

Sphinx

Sphinx

First visit to Temple Newsam Park in 2008

Flow

Flow

First visit to Temple Newsam Park in 2008

Sunset Christmas Day

Sunset Christmas Day

Temple Newsam Park - Christmas Day - Canon 50mm

crack...green...texture

crack...green...texture

Temple Newsam Park - Christmas Day - Canon 50mm

Bat ears...

Bat ears...

Temple Newsam Park - Christmas Day - Canon 50mm

Spiky...

Spiky...

Temple Newsam Park - Christmas Day - Canon 50mm

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds UK

cowlight

cowlight

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds Yorkshire

Fall

Fall

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds - Yorkshire

Shadows

Shadows

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds - Yorkshire

Berry

Berry

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

Red one...

Red one...

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

B & B

B & B

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

October Poppy

October Poppy

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

Dahlias #1

Dahlias #1

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

Dahlias #2

Dahlias #2

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

'...and custard'

'...and custard'

The Rhubarb Triangle - Golden Acre Park - Leeds

Red Acer

Red Acer

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

Duck!

Duck!

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

Glow

Glow

Golden Acre Park - Leeds

A stroll in the park... ;-)

Last but not least... ;-)

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Temple Newsam Park - 23.09.07 www.tree-athlon.org/

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Temple Newsam Park - 23.09.07 www.tree-athlon.org/

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Temple Newsam Park - 23.09.07 www.tree-athlon.org/

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Temple Newsam Park - 23.09.07 www.tree-athlon.org/

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Temple Newsam Park - 23.09.07 www.tree-athlon.org/

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Leeds Tree-Athlon

Temple Newsam Park - 23.09.07 www.tree-athlon.org/

Friendly crowd control guy

'Crowd Control'

'Crowd Control'

Temple Newsam Park - 23.09.07 www.tree-athlon.org/

Temple Newsam

Temple Newsam

The day of the Leeds Tree-Athlon _ www.tree-athlon.org/

'Circles' - Victorian machinery

'Circles' - Victorian machinery

Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Window in decay #2

Window in decay #2

Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Window in decay #1

Window in decay #1

Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Bales - the end of summer?

Bales - the end of summer?

Taken at Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Thistles and Hollyhocks

Thistles and Hollyhocks

Taken at Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Seed Heads

Seed Heads

Taken at Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Pretty in pink

Pretty in pink

Taken at Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Temple Newsam House

Temple Newsam House

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds UK

Gunnera

Gunnera

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds UK

A ball of summer

A ball of summer

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds UK

Blacksmiths

Blacksmiths

Temple Newsam Farm - Leeds UK

Courtyard Clock Tower

Courtyard Clock Tower

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds UK

Courtyard and Amphitheatre

Courtyard and Amphitheatre

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds UK

Sunset at the Opera

Sunset at the Opera

Opera in the Park - Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Summer sunset in the Park

Summer sunset in the Park

Opera in the Park - Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Dressed for the Opera

Dressed for the Opera

Opera in the Park - Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

'Can-Can' at the Opera

'Can-Can' at the Opera

Opera in the Park - July 2007 - Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

'Mexican Wave' at the Opera

'Mexican Wave' at the Opera

Opera in the Park - July 2007 - Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Down Our Street 2007

Down Our Street 2007

Temple Newsam Road - Leeds UK

Saw - Home Farm - Temple Newsam Park -  Leeds UK

Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds UK

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds UK

Temple Newsam House - Leeds UK

Iris

Buzz 3

Osteopernum - Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Passion Flowers

Passion Flowers

Temple Newsam Park - Leeds UK

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise

Temple Newsam - Leeds UK

Temple Newsam House - Leeds UK

Temple Newsam House interior - Leeds UK

Water falling - Temple Newsam UK

autumn walk | temple newsam

autumn walk | temple newsam

Seen on my regular perimeter walk at Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds ...

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