Earlier this year I took a commission across the Irish Sea in Northern Ireland, and being this was a part of the world I’d always wanted to photograph; I spent a few days after the job to shoot some personal … Continue reading
With no shoots scheduled I took the opportunity yesterday to venture out of the city to Burnham Beeches, just a 30 minute drive from London. If you recognise the trees then its because the woods have been used for many films, including: Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Goldfinger, Princess Bride and two of the Harry Potter movies.
Tech: I took a few lenses out with me but in the end only used my most recent acquisition; the Nikon 45mm f/2.8 PC lens, mounted on the Nikon D810 with a Manfrotto L Plate and Manfrotto tripod.
A visit to Epping Forest is a right of passage for any Londoner eventually, located on the border of London and county of Essex. Here are a few photographs from a visit last week, hope you like them.
I always try and set aside some time in the autumn to get away somewhere and take advantage of this transient period, this year it was the Peak District. I’d visited and shot the area once before, but didn’t feel I had done it justice. As a photographer I feel I’ve improved a lot since my first trip three years ago. I spent two days exploring Padley Gorge and The Longshaw Estate, the colours were beautiful in the area.
This was a dawn shoot I’d planned, hoping for crisp early light catching the valley, in the end I had to wait for an hour for the sun ot finally break through the foggy start.
The Monday was very bright and sunny, I drove over to Mam Tor, found a location along the ridge and waited for the sun to descend into the skies above Manchester.
A famous landscape I’ve shot before. Last time dull clear blue skies didn’t give the images the drama they needed, returning a different time of year I got lucky with an incoming storm that afternoon.
Extremes are always intriguing, and how humans survive in the hottest and coldest places in the world always made me wonder. Death Valley claims to hold the record since 1913 when the temperature was recorded at 134.1°F (56.7°C) at Furnace Creek. … Continue reading
“I’m a-leavin’ tomorrow, but I could leave today Somewhere down the road someday The very last thing that I’d want to do Is to say I’ve been hittin’ some hard travelin’ too” Bob Dylan – ‘Song to Woody’ Early morning … Continue reading
The wild, rural and rugged beauty of the Isla del Sol…