Arms Full of Midge Bites

Higger Tor from Carl Wark in the Peak District. Fuji X-T3 with Fuji 10-24 lens.Tuesday I ventured out and met a friend in the Peak District for a little photography. The idea was to photograph the photograph the Heather on a hill called Carl Wark....

An Evening Shooting Landscape Photography

Ramshaw Rocks in the Peak District. Fuji XT3 with 10-24mm lens.Last night the weather looked promising (not raining) so I ventured out to meet a friend who I hadn’t seen since before the lockdown. We agreed to meet at Ramshaw Rocks near to the Roaches...

Freestyle Photo Editing

My usual approach to photo editing is to have a clear finished image in my mind before I start. I like to focus on this finished image to get it as clear as possible in order to plan out the change I’m going to make....

The Dreadful Weather Continues

Frosty morning view from Higger Tor in the Peak District. See post for settings.I don’t know what the weather is where you are, but I hope it’s better than it is here. It’s been raining almost continuously for a couple of weeks now, and the...

New Book Launch

This week I have a sense of relief with the launch of my latest book “Landscape Photography: Shoot Like a Pro”. It’s currently available on Lenscraft, Amazon and Google with Apple and others following in a few days. I’ve invested so much time in...

Take and make memories

Enjoy life more, travel, experience. As some might already know, I have an obsession with the British Isles. I studied English, lived in Dublin ages ago, travel to the UK on holidays or whenever I get invited to do a talk or workshop or other...

Cold Snap in The Peak District

Frosty conditions on Higger Tor, The Peak District. Fuji X-T3 with Fuji 10-24mm lens at 11mm. ISO160, 1.4″ at f/13.0 tripod mounted and 0.9 Soft ND Grad on the sky.This winter the weather hasn’t been very wintery here. In fact, I think I can count...

Don’t Immediately Judge Your Photographs

Ladybower from Dewent Edge, The Peak District. Fuji X-T3, 16-55 lens, ISO160, 1/5″ at f/11.0Friday Image No.222 Last week I wrote that I had been out, but I failed to shoot any usable images. I’ve changed my mind and decided to share this one. It’s...

Friday Image No.211

Foggy sunset looking across Hope Valley in the Peak District. Fuji X-T2, Fuji 55-200 at 75mm, ISO200, 1/210″ at f/9.0. Tripod and 0.9 (three stop) Soft Kase ND Grad filter. I captured this image a few weeks back now. At the time I wasn’t sure quite...

Friday Image No.206

Peak District Panorama from Stanage Edge. Fuji X-T2, Fuji 55-200 lens at 55mm, ISO200, 1/55″ at f/10.0. Kase 0.9 Soft ND Grad Filter. Tripod. Two Frames Stitched in Lightroom. As I’m sat here looking for a Friday Image to post, I realise I haven’t been out...

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