Limited edition calendar Image description

The limited edition Darren Smith Photography calendar contains 13 unique photographs, all of which tell a story.

Those who have bought the calendar have enjoyed reading about the story so here is a description of each of the images:

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Cover 2022

The trees on this enchanting path suggest an excellent exploring opportunity. A summer walk through the English Countryside will often bring you to areas like this.

An inquisitive robin defending his territory from his favourite spot, Its feathers warn others of his health and stature. These birds often bold enough to approach people in the garden or park.

January 2022

An inquisitive robin defending his territory from his favourite spot, Its feathers warn others of his health and stature. These birds often bold enough to approach people in the garden or park.

A building sits proud ont eh edge of Woodrolfe Creek along the coast of Essex. This building has splendid views of the Essex coastline and the wildlife that it hosts. Children and families relax in the summer sun in its surroundings

February 2022

A building sits proud ont eh edge of Woodrolfe Creek along the coast of Essex. This building has splendid views of the Essex coastline and the wildlife that it hosts. Children and families relax in the summer sun in its surroundings

A close up of this vibrant orange Gerbera flower, shot in the Darren Smith Photography studio

March 2022

A close up of this vibrant orange Gerbera flower, shot in the Darren Smith Photography studio after its petals opened in the summer months. Its warming colours are not only attractive to us but the many insects and animals which rely opon its nectar.

The colourful banners amongst the giant pillars of Guildford Cathedral in the South of England. This magnificent building plays host to local artists as well as its worshipping congregation.

April 2022

The colourful banners amongst the giant pillars of Guildford Cathedral in the South of England. This magnificent building plays host to local artists as well as its worshipping congregation.

A black and white image of an asian elephant basking in the sun. This magnificent animal protected herself with dirt and grass from the sun

May 2022

A black and white image of an asian elephant basking in the sun. This magnificent animal protected herself with dirt and grass from the sun

A pink and Yellow Dahlia flower takes advantage of the late summer sun in a Cheshire garden. It provides a suitable amount of nectar to the remaining insects and birds, just as the other flowers are slowly dissapearing.

June 2022

A pink and Yellow Dahlia flower takes advantage of the late summer sun in a Cheshire garden. It provides a suitable amount of nectar to the remaining insects and birds, just as the other flowers are slowly dissapearing.

July 2022

The beachhuts along the seafront at Minnis bay Kent in the southeast of England. These huts are rented out as #holidayhomes throughout the year allowing easy access to the beach.

Clusters of small coloured #daisies cover the ground during the early summer in the Northwest of England. Their vibrant colours fill the ground with yellows, pinks and reds.

August 2022

Clusters of small coloured #daisies cover the ground during the early summer in the Northwest of England. Their vibrant colours fill the ground with yellows, pinks and reds.

The shadows of the river Etherow runs through Cheshire in the northwest of England. The clear clean water is a haven for small fish and birds under the trees.

September 2022

The shadows of the river Etherow runs through Cheshire in the northwest of England. The clear clean water is a haven for small fish and birds under the trees.

An old stone structure crossing a stream in the Quarry Bank National trust in Cheshire England allowing visitors to cross the valley.

October 2022

An old stone structure crossing a stream in the Quarry Bank National trust in Cheshire England allowing visitors to cross the valley.

This tree has stood in this Cheadle Cheshire field for as long as we remember. Shot during a winters day after a snowfall showing the contrast between the white and dark areas.

November 2022

A magpie is considered one of the most intelligent animals in the world. This young bird was in a Cheshire garden and stared down the camera #lens to check out what it was.

This tree has stood in this Cheadle Cheshire field for as long as we remember. Shot during a winters day after a snowfall showing the contrast between the white and dark areas.

December 2022

This tree has stood in this Cheadle Cheshire field for as long as we remember. Shot during a winters day after a snowfall showing the contrast between the white and dark areas.

The official 2020 Calendar

The beautiful but small tortoiseshell butterfly feeding on the nectar of this thistle. This insect is widely found in gardens and parks of Great Britain and Ireland. Shot in Styal National Trust Park. This insect is lucky to not be an endangered species when so many of its kind are struggling.

Cover 2021

The beautiful but small tortoiseshell butterfly feeding on the nectar of this thistle. This insect is widely found in #gardens and parks of Great Britain and Ireland. Shot in Styal National Trust Park. This insect is lucky to not be an endangered species when so many of its kind are struggling.

A farmers building sits on the hill near the national trust park in Styal, Cheshire. Walking around the countryside of the North West of England brings many sights like this. Often farmers store animal feed or machinery in these buildings protecting them from the weather

January 2021

A farmers building sits on the hill near the national trust park in Styal, Cheshire. Walking around the countryside of the North West of England brings many sights like this. Often farmers store animal feed or machinery in these buildings protecting them from the weather.

Stable stamen, the stamen from a pink lily attracts insects and give a strong sweet smell which fills a room. Often found in a bouquet of flowers due to its vibrant colours of its petals. This image was shot in the Darren Smith Photography Studio during the lockdown of 2020.

February 2021

Stable stamen, the stamen from a pink lily attracts insects and give a strong sweet smell which fills a room. Often found in a bouquet of flowers due to its vibrant colours of its petals. This image was shot in the Darren Smith Photography Studio during the lockdown of 2020

It's a true sign of spring when the trees start to come back to life and its blossom starts to emerge. It brings a long waited nectar feed to the early insecs and the wintering birds.

March 2021

It's a true sign of spring when the trees start to come back to life and its blossom starts to emerge. It brings a long waited nectar feed to the early insecs and the wintering birds.

A vibrant purple dahlia flower head ready to open its #etals, the tight formation shows how much order there is in nature. Shot in a studio setting in Cheshire during the 2020 lockdown.

April 2021

A vibrant purple dahlia flower head ready to open its #etals, the tight formation shows how much order there is in nature. Shot in a studio setting in Cheshire during the 2020 lockdown.

A common house sparrow perched in a bush in Bruntwood Park Stockport. A small colony of these birds which are found all over the world has made its home amongst the visitors to the park.

May 2021

A common house sparrow perched in a bush in Bruntwood Park Stockport. A small colony of these birds which are found all over the world has made its home amongst the visitors to the park.

A damselfly warms itself on a wooden pillar in the sun. The vibrant blue of this insect shows its true beauty. During the summer, there are thousands looking for a mate and for food.

June 2021

A damselfly warms itself on a wooden pillar in the sun. The vibrant blue of this insect shows its true beauty. During the summer, there are thousands looking for a mate and for food.

Whitewashed Cottages in the Cheshire village of Great budworth bring a sense of tradition in this beautiful part of the North West of England. This village is often used in many period TV shows due to its architecture and style.

July 2021

Whitewashed Cottages in the Cheshire village of Great budworth bring a sense of tradition in this beautiful part of the North West of England. This village is often used in many period TV shows due to its architecture and style.

Abstract photography using flowers can reveal the structure of a pom flower including the small detail of its composition.

August 2021

Abstract photography using flowers can reveal the structure of a pom flower including the small detail of its composition.

An empty road depicting the strange times we are all living in. This road passes through the Peak District National Park and is a road used by many local farmers and visitors to this beauty spot. On this day in March 2020, it was deserted as the population prepared itself for the times ahead.

September 2021

An empty road depicting the strange times we are all living in. This road passes through the Peak District National Park and is a road used by many local farmers and visitors to this beauty spot. On this day in March 2020, it was deserted as the population prepared itself for the times ahead.

The pollen on this Cape Marguerite is so vibrant against the vibrant purple petals. A macro photograph of this flower was shot in a Cheshire garden during the summer

October 2021

The pollen on this Cape Marguerite is so vibrant against the vibrant purple petals. A macro photograph of this flower was shot in a Cheshire garden during the summer.

The bridge over the Ladybower reservoir in the Peak District National Park. Many visitors come and see the water and the Derwent valley as it is a beautiful part of the United Kingdom.

November 2021

The bridge over the Ladybower reservoir in the Peak District National Park. Many visitors come and see the water and the Derwent valley as it is a beautiful part of the United Kingdom.

Abstract photography of stained wooden steps, the lines tend to cause us to look and wonder where they lead us too.

December 2021

Abstract photography of stained wooden steps, the lines tend to cause us to look and wonder where they lead us too.