Repost from April 2012 due to the old blog being removed, I have now learnt that the lights have been changed to white on the Wirksworth StarDisc so a revisit may also be on the cards. I’m always interested in finding new and interesting locations that have impact and haven’t really been “discovered” yet photographically. … Read more

There are certain places in the Peak District that draw me and one of those places as most will know is Chrome and Parkouse Hill. These two small but very shapely hills that nestle in the start of the Dove Valley have a certain characteristic and charm that is quite unique in the Peak District. … Read more

Some of you may have noticed that I have been writing a monthly column for The Derbyshire Magazine. With their December Issue they’re circulating a free 2013 Calendar with it and asked me to provide them with some images to use and I am pleased to announce that my image Curbar Edge sunset was the … Read more

I am pleased to announced that my image “The Cloud” taken from The Roaches back in September is being used in the 2013 Calendar for Flickr which they send out to journalists and the press. It was chosen as it made explore and flagged up to them as one of the most interesting images of … Read more

As a photographer it can be quite tricky to shoot images that aren’t cliché and overdone, it’s usually even harder to shoot them better than anyone has done before.  Mam Tor at sunrise is probably one of the most shot locations within the Peak District and as such it’s really hard to get something different and exceptional … Read more

Saturday morning I headed out for sunrise in the Peak District. I had planned on going to Chrome and Parkhouse Hill which is probably my favorite place in the Peak District. I had never shot this at sunrise before and knew my usual parking spot in Hollingsclough would be a long and tricky walk in the dark. … Read more

The Peak District is devoid of naturally formed lakes and pools (the latter can be called tarns if you must but this term is more akin to those found in the Lake District). There are absolutely zero naturally formed lakes and I can only think of three named pools. There is mermaid’s pool on the … Read more

First published February 2012 – Llynnau Mymbyr Sunrise and Alport Castles Sunset As a landscape photographer I quickly get a list of images “I Must Shoot” and a lot of these could be revisits to locations. It could be either the first time I had visited it hadn’t be quite right or while on location I’ve … Read more

I’d like to note first and foremost, that the Rab Baltoro Guide Pro review is impartial and off my own back, I have not received the goods from Rab and they were purchased with my own hard earned cash. I aim to do more and more reviews over the coming months of various products aimed … Read more

A few months ago I was lucky enough to pick up a sponsorship with a new camera filter maker, 84.5mm. Their aim is to produce high quality filters at affordable prices. The filters are made by an enthusiastic bunch of photographers and are based in Slovakia. When I first accepted their offer I agreed to write a review … Read more