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A visit to Suffolk

March 14, 2018  •  1 Comment
Had the opportunity of a couple of days to shoot some images in Suffolk, I had hoped the weather would have been kinder, but you have to take what you can get sometimes. It sure was nice to get away from the Derbyshire hills, I had planned to shoot the pumping station at Herringfleet, it's a photography Honeypot location, but I always wanted to sho...
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Image Exposure 101

February 26, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I have been asked on numerous occasions how I get the colour into images that I post online. Do I enhance? How do I get the particular look I am after?. As photographers whatever the scene before us, whatever has caught our eye, be it a particular composition, a Sunrise or Sunset, one thing to bear in mind is the given dynamic range of the sensor...
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Storm Eleanore at New Brighton

January 04, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
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 needed to get outdoors. Hearing that Storm Eleanor was headed our way, I thought about going over to the west coast to try and get some images. I checked the tide tables and high tide at New Brighton was around 11 am, after a couple of...
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Falklands revisited

December 28, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
A year ago today, I arrived in the Falklands. This visit came about purely from a visitor to our Gallery in Ashbourne several months earlier. I had the pleasure of meeting up with Allan White and partner Jacqui Jennings and Bosun the dog, they were on a UK holiday and had stopped by chance in Ashbourne, one thing led to another and I was on my way...
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Winter Arrives

December 22, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
For a brief moment in time, the Derbyshire landscape was covered in snow, although it only lasted a few days it certainly brought a smile to my face. I love winter when we get some snow, usually it's wet and quite dour, the colours of dark greys and muddy brown do nothing to lift my spirits. The day it snowed, we went out for a walk around the loc...
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