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Winter in the Lake District - February 2018
05th March 2018 - 1 comment
During the last week of February I spent a long weekend with friends in the stunning Lake District National Park. Throughout the weekend I managed to captured a few new images to add to my Lake District Photo Gallery whilst out hiking and on a stunning early morning dedicated photography trip to the shores of Derwent Water.
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Bolton Priory - Landscape Photographs from the Yorkshire Dales
19th February 2018 - 0 comments
On my recent trip to the Yorkshire Dales we spent the afternoon at the Bolton Abbey Estate. We completed a long walk throughout the days visiting the many attractions found all along the River Wharf. The main landmark of the estate is the 12th-century Augustinian monastery. Being a Sunday, the area was very busy with visitors and the huge car parks were nearly full.
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Fountains Abbey Photographs - Images from Fountains Priory & Studley Royal Water Gardens
09th February 2018 - 0 comments
Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England. A popular tourist destination now owned by the National Trust, the Abbey and the World Heritage Sit of Studley Royal Water Gardens can provide a full day of photographic opportunities and are also a fantastic way to spend a day whilst visiting the nearby Yorkshire Dales National Park. I've included a group of images below from the day featuring some of the fantastic viewpoints found around the National Trust Fountains Abbey Estate:
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Brimham Rocks - Yorkshire Dales Photography Trip
30th January 2018 - 0 comments
Part of the Nidderdale AONB, Brimham Rocks is a National Trust owned area of Millstone Gritstone rocks which stand out amongst the rolling hills of the local landscape.

We spent a good couple of hours walking around the area exploring the rocks and enjoying the viewpoints of the surrounding Yorkshire Dales National Park. The weather conditions were mixed but I was lucky enough to get a few opportunities with strong low sunlight to capture some of the famous rock formations in favourable light.
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Knaresborough Landscape Photography - Night Photography
17th January 2018 - 0 comments
Earlier this month I spent a few days touring the Yorkshire Dales and we based ourselves in the popular Yorkshire town of Knaresborough. Famous for its Castle perched high up on the cliffs, It's hard to ignore the popular viewpoints overlooking the River Nidd and railway viaduct.
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Cover Image - Yorkshire Life Magazine - January 2018
08th January 2018 - 0 comments
I'm really pleased to have one of my images from Whitby on the front cover of the popular Yorkshire Life Magazine. The January 2018 edition of the magazine includes my photograph of the view of Whitby overlooking the harbour looking up to Whitby Abbey.
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Review of the Year - 2017 Photography Trips and Experiences
01st January 2018 - 0 comments
2017 was another busy year for my photography business with my stock imagery sales increasing to magazines, newspapers and online marketing outlets. Alongside this, my physical print sales (Mounted and Framed) grew experiencing a record year for sales to many new customers throughout the UK. May I take this opportunity to pass on my best wishes for a happy and successful 2018 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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Northern Lakes & Waterfalls | Derwent Water & Ullswater Landscape Photography Trip
26th December 2017 - 0 comments
Last weekend we headed for a pre-Christmas trip to the Lake District for a festive getaway and some last minute rest and relaxation. During the trip I managed to mix in a couple of photography sessions and took the camera out on our walks in the stunning Lakeland countryside. This blog includes a collection of my favourite images from the trip.
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Available Now - 2018 Scenic British Landscape Photography Calendar
05th October 2017 - 0 comments
Now in its eighth year, I'm pleased to announce the launch of my popular 2018 British Landscapes calendar. Each month features a full A4 scenic photograph along with a practical full A4 dates grid highlighting UK holidays.
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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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Day Tour of Snowdonia - Lakes, Mountains and Waterfalls of the North Wales National Park
05th August 2017 - 0 comments
During a week of work last month and combined with my trip to the Llŷn Peninsula I spent the day exploring the Snowdonia National Park exploring the area and building up a list of potential locations for future landscape photography. Included in this blog are a selection of images from the day.
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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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Review of the Year - 2016
01st January 2017 - 0 comments
2016 has been another busy year for my photography business which has seen another period of growth throughout the year. My British Landscapes Calendar with an increased print run sold out just before Christmas again this year with lots of positive feedback from recipients worldwide. May I take this opportunity to wish you all the very best for the new year and thank you for your support this past year. I've chosen 10 of my favourite images from the year and created the slideshow below which I feels as a collective sum up my adventures from the past year.
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Ambleside Christmas Light Photography - December 2016
05th December 2016 - 0 comments
On a visit to the Lake District last week I took the opportunity to take a look at and photograph the lovely Christmas lights in Ambleside. I spent around 3 hours walking the streets trying to find compositions which worked. Ambleside have done a great this year and the village has a really festive feel and I thoroughly enjoyed the evening before heading back down the M6 to Sheffield.
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2017 British Landscape Calendar - Available now!
01st November 2016 - 0 comments
Now in its seventh year, I'm pleased to announce the launch of my popular 2017 British Landscapes calendar priced at £10 including FREE DELIVERY to UK mainland addresses. Each month features a full A4 scenic photograph along with a practical dates grid highlighting UK holidays.
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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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