May Day is an ancient Spring Festival that is celebrated across the Northern Hemisphere. You can understand why our ancestors chose to make such a fuss about this time of year when we get days like we did yesterday: an early mist clearing to reveal a stunning spring morning.

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Took a little trip out onto the A272 in Hampshire, and made some off-piste turns onto single track dirt roads, in search of rape fields and bluebell woods.

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The fields, hedgerows, and woodlands literally exploding with new life and everything looks at its best.

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Shot on Fuji X-Pro1.

Images © Harvey Mills, 2014

Harvey Mills is an award-winning professional photographer, whose portfolio is as diverse as it is extensive. Although a Winchester photographer he works across the UK and beyond, undertaking a variety of commissions, projects and assignments.