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A visit to Suffolk

March 14, 2018 - Had the opportunity of a couple of days to shoot some images in Suffolk, I had hoped the weather would have been kinder,...
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Image Exposure 101

February 26, 2018 - 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...
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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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Landscape Photographer of the Year 2017

October 17, 2017 - I was very pleased to learn that 2 of my images from my submission this year, went through to the final round of judging...
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Peak District Year 2018 Calendar

September 29, 2017 - My calendar has just been printed, featuring some of my favourite images of the nations favourite national park. It also...
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Confusion or Abstract

July 04, 2017 - Photo abstracts take the viewer away from knowing or recognizing the subject. Instead they invite the viewer to almost ‘...
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In love with medium format

June 30, 2017 - A few months ago I took an ebay punt on a Mamiya 645df with a Phase One P21+ back with assorted lenses 80mm and 45mm. I...
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A great sunrise

May 30, 2017 - Whenever I plan to go out, one thing that cannot be relied upon is the weather, ofter it will just throw a massive spann...
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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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The best laid plans

March 16, 2017 - Having a good plan is always a good approach to getting the best out of the location your intending to visit. I am start...
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Fleeting Moments

March 06, 2017 - Shooting the Landscape as many have discovered is all about Fleeting moments. The weather is undeniably the photographer...
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Apologies

February 01, 2017 - Yep I have an apology to make, I've been missing in action for several months, kept meaning to update my blog, then some...
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What an Autumn

October 28, 2015 - As a photographer I just love Autumn, the colours, and the light are simply wonderful things to experience. Days are dra...
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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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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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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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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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Fuji Xt1 six months on

September 20, 2014 - Six months into using the Fuji Xt1, I thought I would update my initital review. Over the years I have used nearly every...
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The Gritstone Edges

August 12, 2014 - If you ever visit the Peak, then you should spend time walking some of the Gritstone Escarpments that abound in the area...
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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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Early Dawn and Mist

May 20, 2014 - God sometimes I hate the spring, it means a really early start if you want to shoot the arrival of dawn. A 3.30am start...
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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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Lambing time Derbyshire dales

April 08, 2014 - During a landscape tuition day, had the good fortune to be able to shoot some pictures of the Lambing thats currently in...
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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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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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The Dove Valley and Thorpe Cloud

August 21, 2013 - Went out on monday to the Dove Valley to shoot some new images and scope out the venue for my up coming Landscape course...
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