It's time….don't miss it! Vivid crimson, orange and yellow hues are adorning the trees at Westonbirt, the national arboretum and Batsford Arboretum. Grab your camera and head over for this spectacular display of nature.
Westonbirt, the National Arboretum is world famous for the autumnal colour explosion from its Japanese maples. The arboretum is home to the UK's national collection of Japanese maples which produce a fiery display of orange and red. Wherever you go in the arboretum the amazing autumnal colours are superb. Pick up a copy of their autumn trail map to find the best of the season's offering.
Batsford Arboretum hold an annual 'Autumn Colour Spectacular' from Saturday 4th October – Wednesday 19th November. The most impressive colours in the arboretum come from the maples and cherries which light up with shades from pink to yellow. The liquidamber tree with it's multicoloured leaves varying from deep purple to pale gold is another must see. Call Batsford's autumn colour hotline on 01386 701441 to check the colours progress before travelling.
From adding water to capture still reflections in lakes to getting right down low amongst the fallen leaves this is a collection of top tips to help you make the most of this amazing season for photography. There are tips for all levels of photographer – from changing your ISO to how to keep your camera dry in all weathers! Definitely worth a read before heading out into the woods this autumn.