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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 […]

In preparation for our September workshop to Ribblehead

In preparation for our September workshop to Ribblehead

In preparation for our September workshop in Ribblehead, Mark and I went for our second recce to familiarise ourselves with the route and possible photography stops. This is our first time running this particular workshop but not our first in the area. A few years back we ran a trip from the viaduct up to […]

Workshop Report – Bolton Abbey April 2016

Workshop Report – Bolton Abbey April 2016

A beautifully sunny t-shirt wearing week preceded the workshop and then we were forecast an arctic blast on Saturday!! Oh Joy. But as more often than not we didn’t quite have the Arctic blast (although it was a little cooler) but instead a cloudy and therefore a frequently changing light day… Perfect! Meeting with our full group […]

Workshop Report – Aysgarth March 2016

Workshop Report – Aysgarth March 2016

So Mark and I kicked off the 2016 season and our sixth year with the Natural Light Photography Workshops with a trip to Aysgarth Falls, and what a great start it was!!. We always seem to begin these blogs with a weather report and this time will be no exception. The previous week saw quite a lot […]

Black and White Images using Photoshop

Black and White Images using Photoshop

From the end of November to early spring the British landscape becomes a bit more sparse, many of the trees are bare, the grasses are short and more often than not we have grey dull days. Fear not! as these grey, overcast, dull days are perfect for a spot of Black and White photography. However it’s […]

Five years of the Natural Light Photography Workshops

Five years of the Natural Light Photography Workshops

So the end of October 2015 saw our completion of five years running the Natural Light Workshops. Mark and I have had a superb run so far and met some great people along the way. Back in July 2011, I remember driving up to Malham to meet Robert and Sophie for our very first workshop and […]

Workshop Report – Aysgarth October 2015

Workshop Report – Aysgarth October 2015

The Autumn season is coming along nicely and the leaves are turning a stunning colour. The weather was forecast as “dull and boring” (courtesy of the BBC News), perfect we think for a spot of waterfall photography at the famous Aysgarth Falls!!! The drive through Wensleydale to West Burton is looking good, its also the […]

A Big Stopper in Northumberland

A Big Stopper in Northumberland

So the trip was booked, a week at the Northumberland Coast… Perfect! It was in fact a very special trip as it was our honeymoon. Therefore not a photography trip at all, but we had planned to walk the coastline each day. So I was thinking that I probably shouldn’t spend the evenings and early […]

Workshop Report – Malham August 2015

Workshop Report – Malham August 2015

The weather is a typical british discussion, and we like to talk about it at great length! Its not been the best summer Yorkshire has seen for consistent sunshine or even dry spells, but for photography, the changing light and often dramatic cloud cover has made our workshops really interesting. Our trip this month to Malham […]

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