A summer wild camp in the Lake District

14th September 2019

A summer trip to the Lake District seemed like a good opportunity for a wild camp to photograph a view of Wast Water and Scafell Pike, although it didn’t quite go to plan.

The Viewcatcher is a small plastic viewfinder.

My favourite low cost photography accessory

9th August 2019

My favourite low-cost photography accessory comes not from the photography world but from painters.

Photographing overcast weather: there is no such thing as bad light

12th July 2019

Many landscape photographers shy away from taking photos on cloudy days. That’s a great shame because taking photos on overcast days can be really rewarding.

How do you judge your own photographs?

28th April 2019

One of the most challenging aspects of being a landscape photographer is judging the success of your own work. I was reminded of this conflict during a trip to Snowdonia to photograph Cadair Idris.

Mobile apps for landscape photographers: my top 10

15th February 2019

There are tons of mobile apps for photographers but only some of them are really useful for landscape photography. I use 10 apps regularly and most of them are free so I’ve put together a list to share with you.

The Art of Repetition

22nd September 2018

Some of my pictures are the result of a single outing and others have involved months of effort in planning and making multiple trips. This is the story of one such image, of the Cobb in Lyme Regis.

Andoer Ball Head review

27th July 2017

On a tight budget? Want a cheap Arca-Swiss compatible alternative to the JOBY Ballhead X? The Andoer ball head could be the answer.

The Wasdale Redheads

9th February 2017

In autumn last year I visited the Lake District for four days. It was a brief visit but I planned to pack in as much photography as possible. The last time I’d photographed the fells was four years prior so I was really looking forward to being back, particularly to see the autumn colours.