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....

And this Weeks Image is…

Limestone Pavement above Ingleton in the Yorkshire Dales (shot 2011)This week I wanted to share a black and white image that I’ve just processed. I shot the original image back in 2011 using a Canon 5D MKII with 17-40 L series lens. I had the...

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...

First Black and White Landscapes Workshop of 2020

Fujifilm X-T4 + XF10-24mm f4 - Haida M10 1.8 ND + Red Diamond 0.9 ND Grad1 second @ f11 ISO80 Last week I ran my first Black and White Landscape workshop of the year.  Like many businesses the Covid19...

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...

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...

The Benefits of RAW Format Photography

Whitby Pier at sunrise, Sony RX100, ISO80, f/5.0, 1/30″.I know that most if not every photographer reading this post will be aware of the benefits of shooting in RAW format. Despite this, I still wanted to emphasise one point by sharing this image. The image...

Where to Find Great Light

Formby Beach at Sunset. Fuji X-T3 with Fuji 16-80 lens.If there’s one location that seems to always deliver great light, it’s the coast. There’s something almost magical about the quality of light there. If the weather is good and the time of day right, you’re...

Photography with the Right Mindset

The last time I published anything to this blog was the 5th July. Apologies for that but I decided to take a holiday and headed off to Cornwall. The scenery there is spectacular but looking through my images (yes I was still working) everything looks...

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