Backlit reeds in the Lewes Brooks Site of Special Scientific Interest, south of the town of Lewes in Sussex.
The River Ouse in this section is held within embankments with regular flooding of the surrounding fields, that helps keep the drainage ditches wet and the foodplants and habitats good for the high numbers of beetles, snails and moths that make this site so special. Landscape management practices include a rotation of ditch clearance to avoid their getting overly clogged with vegetation. Nature needs a balance, especially after centuries of having man give a helping hand.
The downs in the background in their out of focus state almost look painted. While Photoshop is a useful tool, this effect is one made by the camera and is an added bonus to the light glistening through the reed heads. A card full of peaceful thoughts and evoking delicate birdsong in the mind and heart
For now this card comes cellophane wrapped, but this will alter as stocks change. They are blank to allow you to say whatever you would like to say. The accompanying envelope is white