I’ve recently returned from a trip to Shetland, staying with my friends Marc and Rae. Marc’s working on his PhD titled “Shetland Boat: History; Folklore and construction” so he was a great source of information about the history of the islands and the part that fishing and boats have played. Shetland has over 1,600 miles of coastline
If you’ve visited my website before you might notice a few changes – it’s been redesigned! This is a project that’s taken me a long time but it’s been well worth it. Everything’s bigger – the images, the ‘negative space’, the buttons, etc. The pictures are at the forefront, surrounded by neutral colours or white
Overlooking the northern flanks of Dartmoor, Belstone Tor shares a plateau with many rocks and the remains of an old wall. The surrounding undulating landscape is dotted with tors and rocky outcrops while the view to the north takes in miles of open countryside.
My first foray into travel photography was full of new considerations for someone like me who’s used to taking pictures mostly in fields in the quiet countryside and mostly with only cows, birds and trees for company. Lugging a carbon fibre Gitzo tripod, measuring at least 70cm in length, on a plane, through multiple train […]
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Inspiration comes to me at the oddest of times, regardless of occasion, time of day or place. Rarely is the potential for a photographic location out of my mind. After all, some of the best ideas come when they’re least expected.
One aspect of photography that I find most appealing and challenging is finding my own unique view of a place, particularly at coastal locations that receive lots of visitors. So when I visited Berrow Beach I sought to find something different from the well known pictures of it.
Since I began taking landscape photographs Glastonbury Tor has been one of my most frequently visited subjects. The atmosphere of misty sunrises on the Somerset Levels is very special indeed; it’s the reason so many legends are associated with the area.