Friday Image No.184

Friday Image No.184

Today is the world famous (at least in some circles) Saddleworth Band Contest. Some of you may recall the film “Brassed Off” where one of the scenes features the band visiting the contest but getting so drunk they could hardly play. Someone clearly did their research when writing the plot as there is a propensity [...]

Friday Image No.180

Friday Image No.180

It’s Friday and I managed to get out only once with my camera this week. Unfortunately, that was a complete loss and I didn’t take a single image. I’m hoping tomorrows outing will be a bit better. Having said that, the image on this post was taken when I there the conditions were very poor. [...]

Friday Image No. 178

Friday Image No. 178

In the sand dunes of Formby Beach stands a tall wooden structure. I’m not sure how tall it is but I would guess around 10m, perhaps more. At the top of the wooden structure is a large wooden triangle. What it’s for I have no idea, but it makes a great subject for a shot. [...]

Friday Image No.172

Friday Image No.172

On Monday, just before the arrival of the snow and arctic winds in the UK, I visited Blackpool. I have already shared one of the images from that trip, where the performance of the Fuji 18-55 lens quite literally amazed me. This post shows another image from the trip, also shot with the same lens. [...]

Friday Image No. 168

Friday Image No. 168

I can’t believe the time. I’ve been so wrapped up in my writing that I lost track and I haven’t posted a Friday image yet. I’m now feeling under pressure to pack up and see my wife (before she drinks all the wine) so I’m going to cheat a little. This week’s image is one [...]

Latest Adobe Release

Latest Adobe Release

In my Friday Image post I mentioned I may head out to Saddleworth Moor on Saturday morning. I did walk up there but it didn’t look promising for photography. Storm Brian was on the way and it was already raining hard. But, by the time I had walked from home to the edge of the [...]

Friday Image No.138

Friday Image No.138

A few weeks back I visited the Lake District for what appeared to be a wash-out photo shoot. I started off near to Buttermere where it rained constantly. I moved on to Derwent water where the sun came out and was far too bright. On the way between these two locations I forgot that we [...]