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Places - Wicken Fen

20 Sep 2021 10:01AM   Views : 594 Unique : 444

Not too far from Soham lies a fairly compact area that has basically remained unchanged for perhaps thousands of years, Wicken Fen. The National Trust have put in a small visitor centre, preserved a local cottage and there is also a cafe. The area is teeming with wildlife and apart from the open fen we have various walks, principally the boardwalk and the woodland walk. We went late afternoon and it was very pleasant too. Here's some pictures.
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Common Fleabane
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One of 12 painted butterflies for the Children's Activity Sheet!
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K-1 set on Natural
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K-1 set on Bright
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K-1 set on Vivid
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The last three images were just an experiment to see how things looked at different style settings on the Pentax K-1, especially as the light was becoming very dull. Did we need settings such as Vivid? All the other images in this blog were shot using Natural, as my pictures usually are.

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