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A Stunning Week in Austria - Olympiaregion Seefeld in Tirol
13th September 2017 - 0 comments
My main summer holiday this year was spent on a walking holiday in the beautiful Austrian mountains. We stayed in the mountain resort of Seefeld which is 30 minutes from Innsbruck making it an extremely accessible holiday base surrounded by stunning scenery. This blog includes my top 10 photographs from the trip featuring stunning Austrian Lake, Mountain Ridges and Waterfalls at the Leutascher Geisterklamm Gorge.
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A Short Break in Newquay - Cornish Landscapes
09th September 2017 - 0 comments
As a rule I try to visit Newquay at least once a year and managed to squeeze in a long weekend at the start of September in between other work commitments. We spent two nights in a B&B overlooking Newquay harbour enjoying the seafood in the many restaurants and spending time walking on the beautiful Atlantic coastal beaches.
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Photographs from a Short Trip to Grasmere in the Lake District
02nd September 2017 - 0 comments
I recently spent 3 days in Grasmere on a walking and photography holiday. The weather was typically Lake District with a real mix of bright sunshine, rain and a thunder storm thrown in for good measure. This blog includes a selection of my favourite images from the trip.
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Exploring the stunning beaches of the Llŷn Peninsula
21st July 2017 - 0 comments
As part of a recent trip to Wales I managed to spend a couple of days enjoying the beautiful sunshine on the beaches of the Llŷn Peninsula. The peninsula is an area I have never visited and I was pleasantly surprised by the variety found along the coastline and will definitely be returning when I have a little more time to explore. This blog post includes my pick of images from the visit showing the variety of the coastal landscape around the Llŷn Peninsula.
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Scarborough Bay at Night - Photography from the Yorkshire Coastline
06th June 2017 - 0 comments
As part of a recent trip to the Yorkshire Coastline I spent quite a few hours exploring the sea front at Scarborough, walking down the cliff paths to the famous Lido before making my way along the bay towards the Grand Hotel and stunning Victorian Spa bridge. This blog post contains a pick of my favourite images from my evening at Scarborough Bay.
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Scotlands Answer to Route 66 - NC500 - Photographing the Northern Highlands
22nd August 2016 - 0 comments
Highlights from our recent tour of the north of Scotland. For this trip we decided to head further north than normal to explore new areas of the highlands including Wester Ross and Sutherland. We split the week between locations with the first half spent with friends near to Gairloch and the second a 3 night stay in Ullapool...
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Photographing Waterfalls on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail
21st July 2016 - 0 comments
One if the items on my long list of locations to visit this summer was a return visit to the waterfalls in the Yorkshire Dales around Ingleton. I've previously briefly visited the Thornton Force waterfall after a morning on Twisleton Scar and have since then wanted to take a better look at the the other waterfalls on the Ingleton Trail. There are many places to photograph on the route but I have tried to stick to photographs of the main falls for this roundup.
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Christmas time in Whitby - Yorkshire Coastline in Winter
12th January 2016 - 1 comment
Over the Christmas period I spent a week with my family in the seaside town of Whitby on the Yorkshire Coastline. It's the first time I have been to Whitby so was really looking forward to visiting the sights and photographing the coastline in the many conditions experienced throughout the week. This blog showcases a collection of my favourite images from the week including pictures of the Whitby Pier, Whitby Abbey, 199 steps and the Whitby Whale Bone Arch.
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Ayrshire Coastal Landscapes - Trip Report
22nd August 2015 - 0 comments
As part of a recent project I had the opportunity to spend a few days on the Ayrshire coastline photographing some of the scenery along this amazing stretch of coastline. This blog post has a collection of my favourite images from the trip taken on the Ayrshire coastline.
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Exmoor Landscape Photography Trip Report
18th August 2015 - 0 comments
As part of a recent holiday I spent 3 days exploring the beautiful Exmoor National Park. This was my first trip to Exmoor so it took a little exploring to get my bearings and work out how the landscape is aligned and the best times of day to visit the various locations. This blog post has a selection of my favourite images from the trip..
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City of Bath Architecture Tour
02nd August 2015 - 0 comments
I made my first visit to the City of Bath at the end of June having heard excellent feedback from friends and family who have visited. We were only in the city for 24 hours as part of a recent road trip around the UK, but managed in that time to have a good explore and photograph some of the amazing architecture that Bath has to offer.
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June Countryfile Magazine features double page spread of my Crantock Beach photograph
14th May 2015 - 0 comments
One of my favourite Cornwall photos is featured as a double page spread on the very prominent pages 6 & 7 of the June issue of Countryfile Magazine. The shot from Crantock Beach in Cornwall was taken a couple of years ago on a beautiful early summer's evening looking out down over the beach with the tide two thirds of the way out exposing the huge sandy beach.
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Stumbled upon - A collection of previously unreleased Landscape Photographs.
20th April 2015 - 0 comments
I've spent the past few weeks planning trips for this summer. As part of that I tend to look back through my picture files to remind myself of locations I have visited in previous years and to get a feel for certain parts of country. In this blog I have picked some of my favourite shots that I have rediscovered in my files over the past week.
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Winter Photography in the Cairngorms National Park
26th February 2015 - 1 comment
I spent 4 days last week up in the Cairngorms with friends staying in Aviemore, this was mainly a trip to catch up with friends and ski at Cairngorm Mountain but I did manage to get the camera out on a couple of occasions to capture the beautiful snowy winter landscapes. This blog post features the best of the images from the trip including shots from Loch Morlich, Cairngorm Mountain itself and the nearby Loch Garten.
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Edinburgh City Architecture Photos - Weekend Walk around the City
31st January 2015 - 0 comments
I spent a long weekend in Edinburgh 2 weeks ago and managed to find time amongst social gatherings to explore some of the city. In this blog is selection of images from the trip featuring city views and details of the Georgian architecture.
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Sheffield Snow - A Boxing Day Walk around Loxley
04th January 2015 - 0 comments
The unexpected snow on Boxing day was a very welcome surprise! Have a week off work meant I had a little spare time get out into the countryside walking directly from my house in Hillsborough up to the beautiful Peak District near to High Bradfield. Included in this blog are a selection of snowy landscape photography images taken in the wooded Loxley Common and higher up on the country lanes of the northern Peak District.
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Christmas Day Seascape Photography at Filey Bay - Yorkshire
01st January 2015 - 0 comments
I spent this Christmas with my family in Filey on the Yorkshire Coastline. On Christmas morning I made my way down to beach with grey skies and expecting not many opportunities for seascape photographs but the sky soon turned and the sunrise was spectacular with lovely direct light and colour int he sky. Below is a sideshow of the best images from the morning.
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Looking back at 2014 – A yearly review of photography trips and favourite photographs
25th December 2014 - 0 comments
Trip reports and updates from 2014, I have also chosen my favourite 15 images taken during 2014 that I am particularly happy with and a set of images which I hope together sum up the past year. May I take this opportunity to pass on my best wishes for a happy and successful 2015 and to thank you all for your continued support through visits to this site and interaction and sharing on my social media channels.
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2015 Calendar update - last few remaining!
11th December 2014 - 0 comments
A big thank you to everybody of has purchased the calendars this year, I hope you enjoy the colourful landscape pictures on your wall as we progress through the year. At the time of writing I have 6 British Landscape calendars & 3 Lake District calendars remaining, if you want a copy of either of these please purchase as soon as possible as these are likely to sell out by the end of the week.
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Autumn Landscape Trip - Lake District National Park
25th November 2014 - 0 comments
I've recently returned from a few days away photographing the Lake District National Park, concentrating on capturing some of the autumn foliage as the landscape moves through the autumn season. The Lake District in autumn is a magical place, the roads are quieter, parking is much easier and you often have the hillside and photography locations to yourself.
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