Fairly regularly someone asks the question “where is the most beautiful place in the world you have been?”. I consider myself to be fairly well traveled and have been to many beautiful places but I am lucky enough to be able to honestly say that I haven’t found anywhere better than the area where I […]Read more "Winter Wonderland"
The annual 1940s weekend in Haworth, Yorkshire, is a photographer’s paradise. Haworth’s cobbled Main Street, the train station on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, and the Bronte Parsonage provide a perfect backdrop for the hundreds of people who go to so much effort to dress up in authentic period costume. Because these people put […]Read more "Haworth 1940s Weekend 2016"
I was recently nominated by a friend on Facebook to take part in a “7 Day Nature and Landscape Photo Challenge Posting Thingy“. As you can tell from the title of this challenge it was a fairly relaxed assignment and since I did not have time to take a new shot every day I decided […]Read more "7 Days of Nature and Landscape Photos"
I’m not a big car enthusiast nor am I an aficionado of design but when I came across this collection of rusting Citroëns it immediately struck me just how different these cars were to anything that came before or have come since. Tucked away behind Dalton Mills in Keighley these relics of a bygone motoring […]Read more "Citroën Graveyard"
As mentioned in my last post – Salt’s Mill by Night – I kept back another set of photos which were taken one hundred metres further along the Leeds-Liverpool canal towpath. This second set of photos were of no particular subject other than the dramatic light flooding through the trees and through the mist. After […]Read more "Along The Towpath"
This was the second time I had been to Warwick Castle (well worth the relatively pricey ticket if it is good weather and you spend the whole day there) and the second time I had seen the bird of prey display. I’ve seen such displays at a few other places but none of them come […]Read more "Birds of Prey"
Top Withens (or Top Withins as it is sometimes known) is widely accepted to be the inspiration for the location of Wuthering Heights – the Earnshaw family house in the book by Emily Bronte. Set high on the moors above the Bronte’s home village of Haworth in Yorkshire it is incredible to believe that people […]Read more "Top Withens"
Happy Christmas everybody! Here are the last few year’s family portraits.Read more "Merry Christmas!"
I hate distracting clutter in photographs! There are various methods which can be used to minimise it but maybe one of the best is fog!Read more "I hate clutter!"
Not being able to see much due to fog is hardly likely to improve the chances of getting some good shots is it? What I found though was that I took more photos that day than on all my previous visits to Ogden Water put together.Read more "A Foggy Day at Ogden Water"