Snagging a Pre-Christmas Bargain

Snagging a Pre-Christmas Bargain

If there’s one thing I can never have enough of, it’s camera bags. Although I tend to use a LowePro Min Trekker (which I think turned into Pro Runner 450AW) if I am out for the day, if I am heading up to the hills, I don’t take this. Typically for a day in the [...]

Friday Image No.163

Friday Image No.163

There really isn’t much to say about this image other than I love mountains. I love being high up and I love the harsh and dramatic appearance. But what really captures my attention with this image is the shadows. Without those deep shadows the image loses its appeal. Please be sure to keep your shadows; [...]

Friday Image No.162

Friday Image No.162

With the snowy weather set to blanket the area where I live over the next few days, I thought I would show another snowy scene; although from a little further afield. This image was captured in the Lake District a couple of weeks back. It features the mountains of the Langdales and was captured from [...]

Friday Image No.130

Friday Image No.130

I’m hoping you haven’t noticed, but this past couple of weeks has seen me take a holiday. I say I hope you haven’t noticed as I tried hard to keep the blog up to date with posts and replies to comments. My break has taken me to the island of Madeira where I was trekking [...]

Friday Image No.116


I can hardly believe it. This time last week I was in the Lake District, sat in a pub enjoying a nice meal. The weather was turning very cold and the next day I was greeted by a very thick frost. I was staying near to the iconic hill known as Catbells with the intention [...]

Friday Image No. 102


Last week I was in the Lake District followed by France. That seems so long ago now that I thought I would share one of the images. This one was captured on the Olympus EM5 and is three shots merged in Lightroom. The light on the day was quite blue and the hills were a [...]

Friday Image No.89


I shot this one a few weeks back when I was in the Lake District playing around with my new (old) Bronica SQ film camera. This one however was shot on the Olympus EM5. The difference between using these two cameras was amazing. The Bronica forced you to be very slow and check everything twice [...]