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"
The West Yorkshire area is littered with architectural wonders from the Industrial Revolution although unfortunately it seems that one more gets burned down with every week that passes. Dalton Mills in Keighley is one such mill which was partially destroyed by fire in 2011 but thankfully the majority of it was saved and is either […]Read more "A Tale of Two Mills"
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"
An afternoon spent on the beach at Rhossili Bay in South Wales provided an opportunity to test a new film and developer combination. For the past few years I have been settled on using Kodak Tri-X developed with Rodinal (or more specifically R09 one-shot developer). While I am generally happy with the results of this […]Read more "Rhossili Bay – A New Film/Developer Combination"
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"
Salt’s Mill in Saltaire – a World Heritage Site – is only two miles as the crow flies from where I live and I go there all the time, often with my camera. It is rare though that I go there at night with my camera. I have mentioned in previous posts that a good […]Read more "Salt’s Mill By Night"