My Blog

An on-line diary of recent photographic trips and the resulting images (including many of the images that 'got away').

2020 Sabbatical

23/08/2020

I have started a six week sabbatical to photograph the Yorkshire Wolds

Thorganby Lockdown set #2

07/06/2020

A second set of images from my lockdown project around my home village of Thorganby

Thorganby Lockdown Set #1

19/05/2020

A project that has emerged from my daily Covid 19 lockdown exercise walks in my home village of Thorganby in North Yorkshire.

Scouting

15/03/2020

This morning's pictures

Moss

14/03/2020

A trip out to try out the RF75 filter system

Spotlighting

08/03/2020

Painting with light in the Yorkshire Wolds this morning

More Wolds

01/03/2020

A short trip out this morning

Snowdrops in the Wolds

23/02/2020

Sunday morning pictures with Paul Moon

Millington again

16/02/2020

This time dodging storm Dennis...

A wet sunday morning

09/02/2020

Working an old still life project whilst storm Ciara batters the UK

Milligton on a Saturday

09/02/2020

Testing out some view camera lenses

Torridon day nine (last day in the house)

02/02/2020

Pictures from the final day of photography

Torridon day eight (day 6 in the house)

31/01/2020

A very difficult day

Torridon trip day seven (five in the house)

29/01/2020

A very wet birthday...

Torridon day six (day four in the house)

28/01/2020

Difficult conditions...

Torridon day five (day three in the house)

27/01/2020

Musings on ‘flow’ and how to recreate it...

Day four of Torridon 2020

27/01/2020

Day one of Torridon photography...

Seaweed at RHB

30/12/2019

A trip out between Christmas and New Year

Borrowdale day two and three

17/11/2019

An excellent weekend Lakes trip with David Tolcher

Borrowdale day one

15/11/2019

First day on the borrowdale trip

Buttermere day six

08/11/2019

Traversing Gable

Buttermere day five

07/11/2019

Playing with leaves

Buttermere day four

06/11/2019

More pottering around the lakes

Buttermere day three

05/11/2019

Climbing Haystacks

Buttermere day two

04/11/2019

A day spent a 'vistaring', if that is a word....

Buttermere day one

03/11/2019

A peaceful day pottering around the lake

Image in book

28/10/2019

One of my pictures is in a recent Yorkshire photography book

Millington

27/10/2019

A morning outing with Paul Moon

Dusting off my camera for the Autumn

20/10/2019

A quick trip out to Skipwith today

Autumn in Kinlochleven

12/10/2019

Images from 2018 in Scotland

Working on the website

01/10/2019

Several new Galleries are now uploaded...

Graffiti

23/09/2019

Catching up my website and musings on sequences...

Cambo Actus GFX

03/03/2018

Practicing with my new view camera

Day Six Torridon

01/03/2018

The day of snow showers

Day Five Torridon

01/03/2018

The difficult day

Day Four Torridon

23/02/2018

A quiet, productive day

Day Three Torridon

23/02/2018

An adrenaline packed day of photography

Day Two Torridon

21/02/2018

The day of epic light...

Day One Torridon

21/02/2018

Picures from day one of my recent Torridon trip

Skipwith outings

02/05/2017

A couple of trips out to Skipwith over the bank holiday weekend...

Boggle Hole

06/03/2017

A trip out to RHB on Sunday morning

A recent trip to Glencoe

14/02/2017

Summary of a recent trip to Glencoe with David Tolcher, Guy Aubertin and Paul Whiting.

Mulgrave revisited

08/02/2015

A return to the source of my last project

NYM mist

08/02/2015

Images in the mist on the North Yorkshire Moors

RHB at dawn...

08/02/2015

Another image from the post Christmas trip

A day in the Dales

04/02/2015

Just after Christmas I managed a few days around Yorkshire with Dave Tolcher

More from Harrogate

24/01/2015

More images from the trip out with Dave Tolcher and Tristan Campbell in the Autumn

The Lakes

19/11/2014

One of my favourite images of the last 12 months...

A Millington valley and a little square

01/08/2013

An image from another Sunday morning outing

Tree stump

21/07/2013

An image from a few weeks back

10x8

02/06/2013

One of the first trips out with 10x8

Etive valley

23/04/2013

Another image from the January trip

Etive trio in the mist

14/04/2013

Another misty Etive image

Moss football

04/04/2013

One of my favourite images from the recent Etive trip

More from the Peaks

01/04/2013

Another wintry image...when will it end?

The Ings

23/03/2013

An image from my local Ings

Peak District

17/03/2013

First roll of film developed from the peak district

More Etive

02/03/2013

Finally starting to catch up with the developing.

Etive Batch II

03/02/2013

Samples from the second batch

Back from Glen Etive - first developing batch

14/01/2013

First pickies from last weeks trip to Glen Etive...

Happy New Year

02/01/2013

An image from Millington Woods last sunday

Millington Woods

24/12/2012

A sunday morning trip out with Paul Moon....

Birch

23/12/2012

A trip out with my new (early) Christmas toy....

RHB Dawn

18/11/2012

A (very) early morning outing with Dave Tolcher

A pair from a couple of days off

11/11/2012

A couple of images made with a bit of spare time

Autumnal woods

22/10/2012

An autumnal trip to my local woods

More B&W

18/10/2012

A couple of further trips out over the last two weekends...

Weldrake Ings

13/10/2012

A trip out to the local Ings last weekend...

Sunday morning Wolds Trip

10/09/2012

Sunday morning trip out

Skipwith B&W

09/09/2012

First of three trips out last weekend.

Skipwith with different eyes

27/08/2012

Seeing Skipwith for the first time through the eyes of Black and White...

Bench

24/07/2012

Another image from Mulgrave a couple of weeks ago

Mulgrave creation

21/07/2012

Continuing to explore ways of creating at Mulgrave

Scots Pine Bark

16/07/2012

Continuing my objective to make an image every weekend...

East Coast Outing

07/07/2012

Images are back from a trip out with Tim Parkin and David Tolcher last Sunday

An early Mulgrave outing

09/06/2012

Jubilee time spend wisely

Saturday morning outing

09/06/2012

An outing with Dave Tolcher and Paul Moon

Well Dale

09/06/2012

First hawthorn pickie of the season

Skipwith Birch Trees

09/06/2012

A couple of images from Skipwith outings

More Wolds Catchup

04/06/2012

A few images from this time last year

Garlic in the woods

25/05/2012

A trip out the other weekend with Paul Moon

Skipwith

25/05/2012

Continuing the promise to myself to make 1 picture a week...

Wolds - roots, bark and bluebells

25/05/2012

A trip out three weekends ago

Hawthorn

20/05/2012

...season in the Wolds is nearly upon us...

Wolds Tunnel

19/05/2012

Another image from a Wolds trip

Keeping Going

19/05/2012

Balancing work and play

Beach Revisited

19/05/2012

A Sunday morning outing

Bishop Wilton Pond Revisited

19/05/2012

A Sunday morning trip in March

The 2012 January trip

19/05/2012

A catch up once again with quite a few images from my annual January trip...

Image with Paul

18/05/2012

I promised Paul Moon I would post a few images from our recent trips..

Lakes Trip - Final 2 days

19/02/2012

Belatedly images from the final two days

Lakes Day Three

20/11/2011

Day three of the recent Autumn trip to the Lakes

The Lakes Day Two

12/11/2011

Finally making it to the Lakes...

Lakes Day One

12/11/2011

Day one from my recent trip to the lakes...

Falling Leaves

22/10/2011

60 miles for a leaf...

Mulgrave again

25/09/2011

A creative session at Mulgrave

Mulgrave doubled

24/09/2011

Two trips in quick succession to my favourite place for photography at the moment

May Peaks

11/09/2011

A trip to the Peak District back in May

Sandsend

10/09/2011

Last weekend's trip to Sandsend

August Bank Holiday

10/09/2011

A trip to the seaside

Glencoe pilgrimage cut short

04/09/2011

This February's trip to the Kings House

Last of the snow

29/08/2011

A trip out towards the end of the snow

Wolds Waves

28/08/2011

A trip out to the wolds a couple of weeks ago

Last Autumn Picture

16/08/2011

An image from just before the snow last year

Snow in November

15/08/2011

Images from a trip last year

Fossils and Pictures

14/08/2011

A trip with my son to the seaside

Garlic at Millington

24/07/2011

Images from a session in May

Flowers in the Wolds

17/07/2011

Getting back out again in the Wolds...

2011 Calandar

05/12/2010

Is now available...

An Autumn weekend in the Lakes

06/11/2010

The pictures are back from last weekend's trip to the Lakes

Peak District Autumn

03/11/2010

A trip to the peak district with Julian Ashley.

Autumn in the Wolds

25/10/2010

The first autumnal trip of the season to the Wolds

North Yorkshire Moors Saturday

28/09/2010

The following day...

North Yorkshire Moors Friday

17/09/2010

A trip up to the North Yorkshire Moors with Dave T

Scoar Dale Trees

04/09/2010

A trip out to Scoar Dale

North Yorkshire Moors Day 2

22/08/2010

A visit to the Hole of Horcum

North Yorkshire Moors Day 1

21/08/2010

Day one of a trip up to the NYM to meet up with Dave Tolcher

Drums and Pizza

31/07/2010

A visit to play with Tim Parkin's new Drum Scanner

Fireweed

24/07/2010

A trip out to the wolds to photograph the Rosebay Willow Herb

Down South

17/07/2010

An image from my sojourn South last week

Tun Dale

17/07/2010

A mid week trip out to the wolds with Paul Moon and Tim Parkin

Bishop Wilton at Dusk

17/07/2010

A trip out in the Wolds a couple of weeks back

Sunday Morning Poppies and Barley

04/07/2010

A trip out last Sunday Morning

Sunday Evening Poppies

02/07/2010

A trip out to photograph Poppies in the Wolds

Bishop Wilton with Light

24/06/2010

A trip out last sunday to complete a composition I saw the previous week

Burned Log Revisited

24/06/2010

Revisiting a recent favourite last saturday

A perfect Sunday Morning

19/06/2010

Shooting cows and elephants in the wolds

Frendal Light

19/06/2010

The last of those twisty valley hawthorn images

Elder Man Revisited

19/06/2010

A return to the Elder Tree

Bank Holiday Weekend in the Wolds - Monday

09/06/2010

A Monday Evening Trip Out

Bank Holiday Weekend in the Wolds - Sunday (updated)

06/06/2010

Sunday morning in Sylvan Dale with Paul Moon

Bank Holiday Weekend in the Wolds - Friday

06/06/2010

Friday Evening Image from the recent Bank Holiday Weekend

Log and Bark

06/06/2010

A couple of trips out to the wolds were conditions implied 'details' were the order of the day.

Garlic return

29/05/2010

A dawn outing last weekend

Garlic and Bluebells in the Wolds

20/05/2010

A trip out last weekend with Paul Moon to his local woods

A chance meeting

08/05/2010

A chance meeting in the wolds last weekend

Winter in Glencoe Revisited

16/04/2010

An image from Glencoe that has come back to surprise me

Thornwick Bay

16/04/2010

A trip out to Thornwick Bay on Easter Monday

More Skipwith Experimentation

12/04/2010

A couple of images from a trip out a couple of weeks ago

A very frosty morning in the Wolds

14/03/2010

My first run out with the new TK

Winter 2010 Glencoe - Coe and Nevis

26/02/2010

Visits to Glencoe and Glen Nevis on the Thursday and Friday

Winter in Glencoe 2010 - Trees and Ice

23/02/2010

The Wednesday of my recent trip to Glencoe

Winter 2010 at Glencoe - Monday and Tuesday

22/02/2010

The Monday and Tuesday of my recent trip to Glencoe

Winter 2010 at Glencoe - Sunday

13/02/2010

The first day of 2010's trip to Glencoe

Back from Glencoe

07/02/2010

Just got back from the Glencoe Trip

A weekend in Hathersage

06/02/2010

A Trip to the Peak District with Julian Ashley

Fen Bog

17/01/2010

A trip out to Fen Bog with Dave Tolcher

Peak District Scouting

17/01/2010

A trip out to scout the Peak District

Skipwith in the snow

16/01/2010

A couple of days later...

Skipwith in the wind

15/01/2010

At trip to my playground between christmas and new year in the high wind.

North Yorkshire Moors

10/01/2010

Just got back from a wonderful couple of days on the Moors

New Years Resolution

30/12/2009

Get out more often....

An Early Christmas Present from Postie

24/12/2009

The LF images from last Sunday Morning's trip to the Wolds are back

Fuji to stop manufacture of QuickLoad film

23/12/2009

My take on this news...

Snowy Wolds

20/12/2009

A trip to the wolds in the snow this morning

Skipwith Details

18/12/2009

A cloudy afternoon at Skipwith

Thorganby

18/12/2009

A trip (well walk) to the local pub

Skipwith Common and the Ings

11/12/2009

A trip out last weekend

Latest Viewpoints Article

10/12/2009

My recent workshop in the Lakes triggered me to finish off an article I have had in draft form for 9 months.

Something different

04/12/2009

Every now and then I challenge myself to shoot something I haven't done before

Dry Valley in the Wolds

21/11/2009

The wolds is starting to grip me

Lake District ALF Part 3

21/11/2009

The final pictures from the trip

Lake District ALF Part 2

21/11/2009

Images from the Wednesday

Lake District ALF Part 1

21/11/2009

First set of pictures from the ALF workshop

Back from the Lakes

14/11/2009

I'm back from a magnificent week in the Lake District on the Light and Land Advanced Large Format Workshop

G10 madness

25/10/2009

I recently bought a cannon G10 to use as my sketching camera...

Early light in the Yorkshire Wolds (Edited to add the Trannies)

25/10/2009

Great light first thing this morning...

Yorkshire Wolds

14/10/2009

Another trip out to the wolds

Horcum again

05/10/2009

Another go at a difficult location

Berries, Ravenscar and Football

03/10/2009

A trip over to the NY Moors a couple of weeks ago

Late Summer Pickies

01/10/2009

...are back.

Garlic

18/07/2009

A trip to the woods near Hull

Saltwick and Robin Hoods Bay

11/07/2009

Finally got out again; this time with Tim Parkin and Dave Tolcher...

Day two Northumberland

10/04/2009

Day two from the recent trip to Northumberland

Day one Northumberland

09/04/2009

Day one from a two day trip to Northumberland with my father.

Northumberland trailer

07/04/2009

Half of the pictures are back from Northumberland...

Boggle Hole

14/03/2009

A visit to the Bay

Opening my eyes to the Yorkshire Wolds

14/03/2009

A local photographer opened my eyes to the hills on my own doorstep

Glencoe, Day 6

27/02/2009

The final day...

Glencoe, Day 5

25/02/2009

A second day of snow and sunshine

Glencoe, Day 4

21/02/2009

The day it finally snowed

Glencoe, Day 3

20/02/2009

A vist to Kinlochleven

Glencoe, Day 2

17/02/2009

The difficult second day on a recent trip to Glencoe

Glencoe, Day 1

14/02/2009

The pictures from the Glencoe trip are back!

Lake District

08/02/2009

A trip to the Lakes in January

Update from Glencoe

06/02/2009

Its snowing...

Lake District Trailer

30/01/2009

First pickies back from my trip to the Lakes last weekend {Updated 07/02}

A wet trip to the Lakes

09/01/2009

A wet couple of days in the Lakes just before Christmas

East Cottingwith Ings

26/12/2008

A quick boxing day excursion to visit the Ings

The Bay (again)

24/12/2008

Not making an image at the bay yesterday got me reflecting on how my photography had developed during the year...

Robin Hoods Bay

06/12/2008

Images from a trip to the Bay with Dave Tolcher

DV&S

23/11/2007

Images published in book