A calm, contemplative morning hour of photography at an equally calm and contemplative place. When you exercise your creativity in such a stunning and tranquil setting there’s no need to make a conscious effort of mindfulness or meditation. Even the dead wood you’re surrounded by can become a thing of beauty.
The setting sun peeked out from between the usual layers of Manchester greys, briefly lighting up our leaden skies with incredible colours. For once I had a camera to hand so found a place to stop the car, a means to steady the camera and rattled off 3-4 frames before it was gone, back to… Continue reading A Brief Moment In Time
Panoramic image of a very serene Llyn Gwynant, basking in crisp winterlight and providing a perfect mirror. Scenes like this really do make you slow down and consider your photographic actions more carefully. It was a fairly brief stop yet I came away from here with a wealth of usable images.
Bilbao was somewhere I’d wanted to visit for years so when the chance finally came I did it properly, taking a DSLR camera and making time to use it at optimal times and locations to produce a coherent set of images. This is a sunset view along the River Nervion past the iconic Guggenheim Museum… Continue reading Bilbao
This mono landscape brought my ‘Photo of the Week 2013’ series to a close. Throughout the year I posted a brand new image taken during the previous 7 days. Some of them were very much planned and considered whilst others have, by necessity, been a little more spontaneous. You can view the whole series HERE.… Continue reading Perch Rock Lighthouse
1200 feet above sea level this stainless steel cross has, to me at least, always signified a demarcation between the beautiful Pennine Hills and the rather less beautiful post-industrial sprawl of Greater Manchester. I hadn’t stopped here for about six years and the clouds were phenomenal so decided to shoot this ‘properly’ with tripod, 10-stop… Continue reading Cross Skies