'Through The Seasons of Ashdown Forest' book features more than 100 stunning photos

Photographer Craig Payne (left) with Ashdown Forest CEO James Adler

Photographer Craig Payne from Danehill has released a book containing photos taken at Ashdown Forest during lockdown.

The compilation of photos follows Craig making more than 200 visits to the area with the first picture from October 2019, and the last image from October 2022.

The book launched at an event last week at Ashdown Park Hotel.

Craig said: "I am delighted that the book is now in print, and early sales have been very encouraging indeed.

"I have been taking pictures of the natural world for 15 years and grew up walking Doug, the family dog, in the Forest.

"The book highlights the differences of the four seasons, and portrays how it is vital to so many heartland specialist plants and animals, while also giving the public a place to explore and enjoy.

"I am so pleased with the final product, and I hope it will be popular, especially in the run-up to Christmas."

Along with the book, limited edition prints and greeting cards are also available.

Purchase a copy here

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