Workshop Report: Ribblehead and Twisleton Scar End September 2012

Workshop Report: Ribblehead and Twisleton Scar End September 2012

As ever the weather was up to its unpredictable behavior as it has been all summer as we watched with bated breath in the run up to last weekends workshop at Ribblehead. It turned out that we were lucky (and relieved) to see that Saturday was to be the only clear day in-between rain. This forecast was […]

Workshop Report: Malham and Gordale August 2012

Workshop Report: Malham and Gordale August 2012

  Despite a rather forbidding weather forecast for the Yorkshire Dales, we managed to avoid most of the showers, the rumbling thunder passed us by and we were blessed with some great light during the day, especially (once again) up above Gordale Scar… After our morning teas and coffees and a briefing at the lovely […]

Some Thoughts on Composition

Some Thoughts on Composition

  There are a number of key elements that go into making a good landscape image.  Subject selection, colour (should you happen to work in colour as I do) composition, light and exposure all play their part.  Of these elements, composition is probably the hardest to describe and master. I’ve never been a big fan […]

Yorkshire Coast Photography Part One – Saltwick Bay

Yorkshire Coast Photography Part One – Saltwick Bay

Saltwick Bay is a fantastic location to photograph at all times of the year and is well worth many repeat visits to capture all it has to offer. Particularly in the height of summer – due to its Northeast facing coastline this means that at certain times you can get sunsets as well as sunrises […]

Photographing Water in the Landscape – Reflections

Photographing Water in the Landscape – Reflections

  Fast flowing rivers and tumbling waterfalls are not the only inland water features that can make a decent landscape photograph. Slow moving shallow streams, canals, lakes and reservoirs all provide great subjects, particularly on still days when reflections come into play. When your subject is illuminated by direct sunlight, the best reflections tend to […]

Workshop Report: Malham and Gordale May 2012

Workshop Report: Malham and Gordale May 2012

Well what a difference a week can make!! Last weekends workshop at Bolton Abbey we were all dressed in fleeces and enjoying the diffused light in Strid wood to this weekend in Malhamdale enjoying scorching sun and bright reflective light. We met in the morning at the newly refurbished Lister Arms in Malham for our […]

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