Published: 16th March 2015 at 11:27 am .
The Roaches are one of the Peak Districts best known and most popular locations. Situated high above Leek and the Tittesworth Reservoir the Roaches, along with Ramshaw Rocks and Hen Cloud, form a dramatic gritstone escarpment with spectacular views and unique rock formations. The area is very popular with photographers, hikers, rock climbers and freerunners alike. […]
Published: 5th March 2015 at 3:34 pm .
Three Shires Head is a point on Axe Edge Moor where three counties Cheshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire meet. It’s actually possible to stand with one limb in each county! To top it off there’s some stunning scenery and a couple of old packhorse bridges. Just for fun I’ve included the shot from the heart wrenching […]
Published: 19th February 2015 at 5:10 pm .
As a nature photographer I endeavour to photograph my environment under a wide variety of weather conditions. Disappointingly though I have not managed many of snowy conditions. Last year we had none whatsoever, and the year before, even though there was plenty of snow, I was still getting to know the best locations to visit and […]
Published: 7th February 2015 at 6:49 pm .
The conditions were amazingly varied last week at Shelter rocks on Higger Tor last with sunshine one second then dark moody skies and hailstorms the next. You can literally see the crepuscular rays meeting the hailstorm in the centre of one of the images! I spent the afternoon either hiding under the rocks (they really do live up to […]
Published: 17th January 2015 at 9:13 am .
These abandoned millstones below Burbage Edge are another Peak District photography spot I like to return to every so often. I knew that at this time of year the sun sets directly behind the stones, I just needed the right weather conditions and decent sunset. On Monday the forecast looked promising, so I set off […]
Published: 7th January 2015 at 12:13 pm .
For much of the year grey seals are out at sea or hauled out on far away sandbanks, but from October to December the seals come ashore to give birth to their pups on the sand dunes of Donna Nook. Donna Nook is home to one the largest and most accessible grey seal colonies in […]
Published: 18th December 2014 at 12:07 pm .
Carhead Rocks are one of the lesser known edges in the Peak District National Park. This small gritstone edge is situated just below the mighty Stanage Edge, with great views overlooking the Hope Valley. I visited on a beautiful autumn afternoon a couple of hours before sunset. Thanks for looking!
Published: 20th November 2014 at 6:14 am .
Bamford Edge is deemed to have some of the best views in the Peak District National Park, and when you’re standing on Great Tor looking out, it’s not hard to see why. There are fantastic panoramic views in all directions; facing south west you can see the Hope Valley, north west you can see past […]
Published: 12th November 2014 at 5:24 pm .
The annual deer rut is a massive event in any wildlife photographer’s calendar. October ’til early November is the best time of year to watch our British deer as they participate in the rut, with the stags engaging in fierce and often fatal battles to exert their right to mate with the hinds. The three […]
Published: 26th October 2014 at 5:00 pm .
I have always been fascinated by the unseen and unusual, and although my main focus in photography has moved towards wildlife and nature photography, I still occasionally enjoy exploring and photographing the unseen parts of the city. Last week I had the opportunity to photograph an old brewery that I have had my eye on […]