Walking with my Camera – Crowden

Walking with my Camera – Crowden

Yesterday the weather forecast was promising to be good. It was cold, around 2 degrees Celsius with sunny intervals. It looked ideal weather for a short walk with my camera and probably worth driving out a little. After flicking through a few walking books, we decided to drive over to Crowden. I suspect many of [...]

Friday Image No. 164

Friday Image No. 164

Yesterday I was out with a friend in the Peak District shooting. The weather had been forecast as dry but misty/foggy. Then at the last minute the forecast changed to rain all day. Despite this we decided to wait it out in Padley Gorge and eventually we had a dry spell, or at least dry [...]

Friday Image No.161

Friday Image No.161

I was torn today between the shots I could share for the weekly Friday image. I seem to have some great alternatives I could show. I don’t know if its because I have been trying to get out more with my Fuji X-T2 or if it’s just the weather has been kind. Whatever the reason, [...]

Updating Equipment and Software

Updating Equipment and Software

I don’t know about you but my email in box has been flooded with email over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. It has though provided me with two opportunities: A great time to unsubscribe from a lot of lists of people who only want to sell me stuff but don’t provide additional value. [...]

Friday Image No. 160

Friday Image No. 160

Yesterday I visited Harrogate, taking my wife to an exhibition. Whilst I was in the area I decided to visit Bolton Abbey. Last time I visited I was at school so that that should tell you it was a very long time ago. I also decided to take along the Fuji X-T2 in case any [...]

Heading Out With A Purpose

Heading Out With A Purpose

At the weekend, I did something I haven’t done before. I headed up into the hills behind Dovestones reservoir for photography. Now I need to qualify that statement as I have taken plenty of photographs in the area. The difference this time is that I was heading out for the purpose of photography and nothing [...]

Friday Image No. 149

Friday Image No. 149

I suspect many of you, like me are guilty of ignoring the landscape on our doorstep. Very recently I bought a book covering different photo locations in the Peak District (http://amzn.to/2eSTEEk). As I started to flip through the book, I thought I recognised a couple of locations. Sure enough, there was a section on locations [...]