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Storm Eleanore at New Brighton

January 04, 2018 - I fancied a change of scene, and a breath of sea air. Struck down with a severe man cold over Xmas and New Year, I neede...
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Winter Arrives

December 22, 2017 - For a brief moment in time, the Derbyshire landscape was covered in snow, although it only lasted a few days it certainl...
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Let's talk about Autumn

November 25, 2017 - Autumn is my favourite season, as the nights draw in, and the air chills, we start to think of bonfire night, and dare I...
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Spring is with us

April 05, 2017 - A few days ago I took a trip out to Winnats Pass near Castleton to shoot some spring images, I was also testing out a ne...
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Autumn in the peak

October 28, 2015 - Well it's my favourite part of the year again, and have been out and about with visits to Curbar, Padley Gorge, Burbage...
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Dungeness visit

October 16, 2015 - I have been wanting to visit Dungeness for quite some time, it's a fair old trip to get down to the south coast from Der...
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Just itching to get out

August 11, 2015 - Since I got back from my French trip to shoot the lavander in Provence, I have been pretty busy in the gallery catching...
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A couple of days in Canary Wharf

June 13, 2015 - Last month I was fortunate enough to have a couple of days away in Canary Wharf London. I was looking forward to shootin...
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Parkhouse and Chrome Hills

April 21, 2015 - I've been wanting to visit these hills again, its been awhile since i was last over that way. The weather yesterday was...
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Landscape workshop day

March 31, 2015 - Had a great day out with Andrew yesterday, who had journeyed up from Bristol to join me on my Landscape 1-1 workshop. Gi...
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Shooting the Eclipse

March 24, 2015 - I was really looking forward to shooting the Eclipse, its such a special event, and one that I was determined to try and...
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A visit to Minninglow

March 12, 2015 - Last week I pulled the trigger on a new lens, one that I swore i wasn't going to purchase. The Fuji 10-24mm arrived a fe...
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Fuji Xt1...............One year on

March 03, 2015 - Its been one year since I've owned the Fuji Xt1, in that time it's been up hill and down dale, in snow, rain, basically...
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The Zebra Awards

February 19, 2015 - As a monochrome enthusiast, I thought i would enter some images in the 3rd annual Zebra awards, I was pleasantly suprise...
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Bleak midwinter in the Peak

February 04, 2015 - Well we've certainly had some snow over the last few days, and try as I might I've struggled to convey (in my own mind)...
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A Scottish road trip

January 10, 2015 - Having had a really busy couple of months in the gallery, I decided to have a few days off over Christmas and have a pho...
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UK Landscape Photographer of the year 2014

November 10, 2014 - Absolutely delighted to have one of my images chosen as a finalist in this years awards. Getting an image commended is r...
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Wastwater and Wasdale Head

July 03, 2014 - Wastwater lies on the western flanks of the Lake District National park, and for me it is one of the most beautiful plac...
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Early start to Anglesey

July 02, 2014 - I had been wanting to go back to Anglesey for a while, and the recent spell of good weather bode well for a good sunrise...
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Risking it

May 13, 2014 - So the last couple of days have left me kicking my heals at home due to bad weather, everytime I wanted to get out it ra...
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Thunderstorm over Curber Edge

May 03, 2014 - Had an opportunity to get out midweek for a planned trip to Curber Edge, which is a gritstone edge in the Peak District...
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The flatlands Lincolnshire

April 22, 2014 - The Fens of Lincolnshire, Is a place I've wanted to shoot landscapes but never got round to visiting. So the grand plan...
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Fuji Xt1 autofocus speed

April 01, 2014 - Given the number of questions asked about the speed of focus and frame rate of the new Fuji Xt1, yesterday I had an idea...
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Parklife

April 01, 2014 - I needed a change to my normal shooting environment of the Peak District, I fancied something a little more varied, so I...
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Its just nice to get out

March 19, 2014 - Getting out and shooting pictures, finding the light is where I am most comfortable. Somedays I go out and shoot nothing...
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A 5am start

March 10, 2014 - The forecast was looking pretty good for a clear sunrise this morning, should I take a punt? 5 am bleary eyed with tea i...
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The Fuji Xt1 pros and cons part deux

March 10, 2014 - So a week in owning and using the new Fuji Xt1, I feel I've betrayed my beloved X pro 1 for a new mistress, but will the...
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Influences

February 26, 2014 - We all have influences, things that drive us, well my main influences have been how light plays on our landscape. Of cou...
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The Magpie Mine

February 26, 2014 - Finally got myself out after a few weeks of miserable weather. What a great day it turned out to be, cloudy then sunny w...
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Minninglow a Bronze age burial site

February 01, 2014 - I had been wanting to shoot this place for several months, but never quite got around to it. So it was with purpose that...
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Landscape 1-to-1 session

January 21, 2014 - My first Landscape 1-to1 day of the new year on saturday, was realy looking forward to meeting up with Kevin, as a fello...
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First outing of the New Year

January 07, 2014 - So Christmas has come and gone, had a nice few days off, was looking forward to getting some photography time in, but th...
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Landscape Workshop Day

October 02, 2013 - Saturday 27th September was my first 1-1 landscape workshop. A fine autumn day lay ahead, with visits to Padley Gorge, H...
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Always have a plan

September 24, 2013 - So the forecast was looking good for some autumn landscapes. The plan was to visit Dovedale early around 6.30am.Shoot so...
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Shooting in monochrome

September 12, 2013 - A recent outing to capture some of the rolling hillsides around our village. Clouds were scudding across the sky, giving...
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Making the move from a DSLR to the Fuji X pro system.

June 27, 2013 - I see lots of questions regarding moving from a DSLR to the Fuji X pro system, whilst I have moved fully into the Fuji c...
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A light so perfect

May 09, 2013 - I was out climbing at Bamford Edge last weekend, and witnessed the most fantastic light over the landscape. The sun was...
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Snowdrift sculptures and winter landscapes

March 25, 2013 - The last couple of days has left us under quite a volume of snow, made worse by the strong easterly winds. The snow drif...
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High key winter images

February 07, 2013 - In my last post I mentioned high key images, I like the minimalist look, and have tried to convey this further with some...
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Shooting at Street level

December 14, 2012 - I love shooting scenes from everyday life. I like to think it gives us a broader view of the world we live. Is it voyeur...
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