Harrogate in Summer

As it’s just a ten minute train ride from Knaresborough this was a very lazy shoot for me, but I thought I’d add a few summery shots around the centre of Harrogate – they may well come in handy for my 2020 calendar! One good thing about returning to the same subjects each year is […]

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 […]

Wild Garlic in Skipton Woods

I did a few Yorkshire spring woodland shoots last year for the Woodland Trust and was so impressed with the wild garlic in Skipton Castle Woods that I decided to return this year for another look. I wasn’t disappointed with a fantastic crop of flowers this year which were just about at their peak on […]

Last Week’s Shoot – Harrogate at Christmas

I’ve photographed the centre of Harrogate at Christmas before but following trip along Leeds Road on the 36 recently I wanted to try to do something with the pretty fairy lights in the trees alongside The Stray… Of course dusk at this time of year coincides pretty well with rush hour and as all the […]