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My Gear

It’s 2020 and a lot has changed, so I have created this new up to date kit blog. Below is almost everything I use and I shall try my best to keep on top of it. I have included links to all of my kit, some of the links are affiliate links which means if […] Continue Reading >

Everest Base Camp Trek

Throughout November and December of 2019 I had been on one of my biggest adventures to date – trekking through the Himalayan mountains of Nepal! Along with Jonas Paurell from Terra Photography Expeditions, and 6 participants, we spent 20 days making our way through villages and bazaars staying in teahouses along the way. Our route […] Continue Reading >

Enduring Glencoe

Join me as I visit Glencoe for an overnight stay. Last time I was here in January the weather was cold but crisp, with beautiful snow-covered scenes all around. This time, it was wet, wet, wet. What I would have given for the conditions of January 2019. The weather was awful, ideal conditions for neither photography nor staying […] Continue Reading >

Scotland Road Trip

Welcome to another blog and welcome to the start of a new series of videos documenting my recent trip up to and around Scotland in October 2019! As many of you know, Scotland is one my favourite places to photograph, and in the autumn time it is simply amazing for photography.  I travelled for 8 […] Continue Reading >

Crazy Clouds

July 2019 After having spent 5 days practicing landscape photography in Iceland I was lucky enough to witness some amazing scenes. This blog post is an add on to my Youtube video so you can see a few more images and read a little more information and if you would like to know more about […] Continue Reading >

My Fear of Workshops

My recent Icelandic landscape photography workshop with Thor Photography was a success, all participants were happy, learned a thing or two and came away with some great images. We ate some great food, went kayaking in the mountains, we all bonded over drinks and great stories. In other ways, it was also a bit of […] Continue Reading >

The Hardest Part of Landscape Photography

People comment on my images and say things like “If I could take an image half as good as that, I would be happy”. This is the thing, anyone could have taken most of the images in my portfolio without any real difficulty. Yes, composition can be tricky… sometimes. In most cases, the best approach […] Continue Reading >

3 Images, 3 Focusing Methods

Here are the 3 images from my focusing video. I am limited in file size to what I can upload here, but you can click on the images to enlarge and compare if you wish. The first image of the trio is Hyperfocal distance using a tape measure. The Second image is focused to infinity. […] Continue Reading >

FAQ

Where do you live? I live in a small coastal town in the north east of England. That Manfrotto Ball Head. Yes, I made a terrible mistake & showed my incompetence when using my own kit. The knob pulls & rotates. I take back all that I said about my tripod head. **Update** I now […] Continue Reading >

What’s in my Bag/Office/Life?

This blog is intended to shed a little more information on the items mentioned in my YouTube Video. **Ok, I admit it! I have fallen behind on the upkeep of this blog.  I have created a brand new, up to date “Gear Blog” Click on the link to read something more up to date.** Below […] Continue Reading >