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The Letterbox Crop

The Letterbox Crop

Quite often on our workshops we talk about the ‘Letterbox Crop’, particularly when theres perhaps not much going on in the sky or the immediate foreground of a composition. We all view our surroundings from around 5 to 6ft from the ground, so when an image is taken from either a lower or elevated viewpoint it […]

Workshop Report – Stainforth Waterfalls & Peaks July 2017

Workshop Report – Stainforth Waterfalls & Peaks July 2017

So here we go, the first outing on our new workshop location for 2017!! Mark and I had done two recces of the route this year in completely different weather conditions and the workshop itself was compleatly different again. Just goes to show that in the seven years we’ve been running the Natural Light Workshops, no […]

Workshop Report – Malham May 2017

Workshop Report – Malham May 2017

After what was one of the hottest weeks Yorkshire has seen for quite some time, Saturday arrived and the forecast was quite the opposite!! The morning was looking absolutely fine, it was the afternoon that predicted some thundery downpours. We met the group in the morning at the ever welcoming Lister Arms to go over […]

Workshop Report – Bolton Abbey April 2017

Workshop Report – Bolton Abbey April 2017

This is often one of my favourite workshops to Bolton abbey at this time of year. I was especially looking forward to it since a visit to Linley Reservoir the weekend before where the Bluebells had started to reach their full bloom, therefore I knew that Strid Wood was going to something special once again. Forecast […]

Workshop Report – Aysgarth Falls March 2017

Workshop Report – Aysgarth Falls March 2017

As if by magic, time has mysteriously disappeared and 2017 is here!! and our SEVENTH year running the Natural Light Photography workshops has begun! and what a way to kick off the season. Our first trip out took us out to Aysgarth Falls and the weather on the drive over the Dales was looking very promising […]

Yorkshire Photography Locations – Thruscross Reservoir

Yorkshire Photography Locations – Thruscross Reservoir

Thruscross Reservoir is part of the Washburn Valley and is the farthest North of the four reservoirs which include Fewston, Swinsty and Linley. Fewston and Swinsty are usually the busiest particularly with families as they have the better made paths and are shorter in length. Linley can be the quietest but this is mainly due to […]

Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas

Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas

To all those who have joined us on a photography workshop, to those who visit our website and to those who will be joining us for our 2017 season (So … basically everyone) Mark and I would like to wish you a Very Merry Christmas from the Natural Light Photography Workshops. We hope you captured […]

Workshop Report – Aysgarth Falls October 2016

Workshop Report – Aysgarth Falls October 2016

The 15th October saw our penultimate photography workshop for the 2016 season and what a goodie it was. Driving up towards West Burton it was nice to see that trees were starting to turn into their autumnal colours and even better that the sunlight was diffused by a good covering of cloud and very little wind… […]

Workshop Report – Ribblehead & Three Peaks September 2016

Workshop Report – Ribblehead & Three Peaks September 2016

The weekend saw us embark on a brand new photography workshop to the Natural Light schedule. A few years ago we ran a course at Ribblehead which also took in Twisleton Scar and Thornton Force, however this involved the group having to drive a short distance between locations which we didn’t think was ideal. The […]

Workshop Report – Aysgarth June 2016

Workshop Report – Aysgarth June 2016

Our trip to Aysgarth and West Burton proved to be once again a great one. Forecast as a wet one throughout we actually escaped the rain until the very end of the day and was therefore in fact the perfect overcast conditions for some waterfall photography. Meeting at the ever welcoming Fox and Hounds in […]

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