Last Week’s Shoot – Snow!

Despite the wintry weather I managed to get out to take some local photographs four days in a row last week! I started on foot in Knaresborough with a few atmospheric images as the snow began to fall. On the snowiest morning, the main roads were still clear so I headed to Ripon (by bus […]

New Local Postcards

To sit alongside my local calendars covering the Harrogate district, I have introduced a new range of local postcards with designs including Knaresborough, Harrogate, Ripon and Nidderdale. The postcards are A6 size and are printed on 300gsm TRUcard stock.  There’s a classic postcard layout on the reverse featuring a barcode for the postcard range, a […]

Last Week’s Shoot – The Piece Hall at Dusk

Last week I had a trip to Halifax to look at The Piece Hall – my first visit since the re-opening last year with the new courtyard. I arrived in the afternoon to a rather overcast sky, but the low winter sun kept breaking through to light up the building and the old church spire […]

2019 Calendar Range

The 2019 calendar designs are now up on the website!  The local calendars covering the Harrogate District will again be printed by The Calendar Company using the popular double A4 wire bound design.  The calendars will be available to pre-order soon so stay tuned to the blog for more details – or follow the Facebook […]

Haworth at Dusk

I’ve not managed to get out with the camera that much so far this year with lots of jobs in the office to deal with, but I did have another trip to Haworth recently, as I’d wanted return to photograph the Main Street at dusk – and winter is a great time to do this […]

Last Week’s Shoot – Ripon at Christmas

I had a fairly easy shoot last week – an afternoon trip up to Ripon to shoot some Christmassy shots around the cathedral and market place at dusk… I started at the cathedral and did a few sunset shots first and then waited for the floodlights to come on as dusk arrived. The view along […]

Last Week’s Shoot – Driffield and Hull

Having stayed over with friends in Driffield after a visit to the coast at Scarborough, I was planning to return via Hull for a third visit to look at the 2017 UK City of Culture.  The weather forecast was a but iffy – mostly showers, but I was hoping for a decent dusk shoot nonetheless. […]

The Photographer’s Guide to Snowdonia & North Wales

I’ve just received the latest edition in the Photographer’s Guide series from Long Valley Books.  This new guide covers Snowdonia and North Wales and is packed full of great location ideas from all around the Snowdonia National Park, the North Coast of Wales and Anglesey. The North Coast section features one of my images of […]

Last Week’s Shoot – Skipton Woods

This was actually a walk on my day off after our final workshop of the season at Bolton Abbey.  The colours in Strid Wood had been fantastic during the workshop, so a look at nearby Skipton Castle Woods was in order – and as this was a day off I just grabbed the trusty little […]

Last Week’s Shoot – Birk Crag

I have wandered through the Pine Woods at Harrogate a number of times on visits to Harlow Carr gardens but have never explored the woods at nearby Birk Crag, so with the autumn colours coming to their peak I picked a nice still overcast day last week to explore… There is an area of woodland […]