North Wales Trip

January 28, 2019
A Union meeting in Leeds gave me an ideal opportunity, someone was paying for fuel, to tag on a couple of days at the start and take some photos in North Wales. The forecast was mixed and none of the big sites could agree but snow was definitely on the horizon. I drove down overnight and snow did slightly hamper progress. The rain and featureles...
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Unlucky 13th or more likely a bad day togging

January 14, 2019
I had to collect a new set of winter tyres and alloys down in Northumberland so took the chance to make a day off it and get some pics. I managed to get up at the required 5.30am but on the way down the A1 I needed to pull into a parking spot to get forty winks to make sure I was driving safely. That changed my destination from Dunstanburgh to Bamb...
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I've just came back from the Isle of Skye

January 06, 2019
Just back from a lovely 3 days on the gorgeous and thankfully quiet Isle of Skye. Donald would definitely have kept his troosers on in the Bothy I hired on Airbnb. Despite a lovely log burner it was a tad chilly with my breath clearly visible even with the log burner roaring away all night. Saying that it was far cosier than the back of my Mondeo w...
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Portobello Long Exposures

December 28, 2018
Every photographer needs some local locations. A big part of that is that we don't always have the time or energy to travel. Secondly, it allows you to take shots in different conditions of the same objects and scenes. Mostly, for me at least, it allows you to start to notice the imperfections and get into the habit of looking for these annoyances...
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Well trodden Path

December 10, 2018
The East Lothian coast is my local patch. I love it and there are countless pictures to be had in all conditions. I had a couple of hours to spare at sunset tonight, or this afternoon as it is so early at this time of year, so I headed down to North Berwick. The sea had a good swell and there was some lovely late golden hour light. I stood where I...
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