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Workshop Report – Bolton Abbey April 2022

Bolton Abbey Photography Workshop

Our second workshop of the year brought about the long awaited return to Bolton Abbey in spring, after two years of missing out on the bluebells! A day of sunny intervals made the light challenging at times but we had some nice spells of cloud cover for photographing in Strid Wood and some good sunlight for photographing the abbey.

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Spring Impressions

Spring Impressions

There was a real feeling of spring in the air on our Aysgarth workshop last weekend! Although it seems winter is back this week, it won’t belong until our woodlands burst into life. As the fresh foliage emerges and woodland flowers come into bloom it’s a great time for a woodland visit with the camera. And while you’re there, why not create some Spring Impressions images by using intentional camera movement (ICM)?!

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Workshop Report – Bolton Abbey November 2021

Autumn colours at The Strid

Our last workshop of a curtailed but rewarding workshop season took place at the weekend. As always, the season finale was taken enjoying the autumn colours in Strid Wood on our Bolton Abbey Autumn Workshop…

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Workshop Report – Ribblehead September 2021

Photographing Ribblehead Viaduct

Our third workshop of 2021 marked the welcome return of our annual trip to Ribblehead to photograph the famous viaduct and wander in the shadow of Yorkshire’s three peaks amongst the extensive areas of limestone pavement. This rugged area of the Yorkshire Dales provided the dramatic location for our September 2021 workshop!

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Workshop Report – Malham July 2021

Photographing meadows in Malhamdale from the top viewpoint

We’re back!! Yesterday marked our first landscape photography workshop since 2019 and was a welcome return to Malham for our July 2021 workshop. It was great to be back in the snug at the Lister Arms as usual for a welcoming cup of coffee and our introductory talk. After out chat we set out on a rather rainy morning across the meadows towards the woods and Janet’s Foss…

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Wild Garlic Woodlands

Wild Garlic Woodlands

Mid May is one of my favourite times for exploring my local woods, as the wild garlic flowers come into full bloom. This May has been a case of dodging the rain but in between the showers there can be some great light for photographing the pretty white flowers in wild garlic woodlands…

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Middleton Woods

Bluebell Photography in Middleton Woods

Spring is a great time of year for the landscape photographer as our woodlands come to life with fresh green foliage and wildflowers. The most popular of those wildflowers has to be the native English bluebell and one of the best places to see these in abundance is at Middleton Woods, just north of Ilkley in Lower Wharfedale.

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Photographing Water in the Landscape

West Burton Waterfall

Whether it’s a fast-flowing river or raging waterfall, breaking waves at the coast or a perfectly still pool or lake offering a mirror-like reflection, water is a fascinating subject for landscape photography. In this feature, Mark has an in-depth look at all aspects of photographing water in the landscape…

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