Category Archives: Fine Art Photography

Chatsworth Park in the Peak District

Had a brief visit to Derbyshire last weekend and walked around Chatsworth Park which was designed by Capability Brown.  A stunning park landscape with beautiful vistas from Chatsworth House down to the River Derwent.

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Springhead Trust in Dorset

This is the Springhead Trust, a Rural and Sustainability Centre in Dorset where I was lucky enough to teach a photography course last week.

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Reach for the Sky wins award in IGPOTY

I am thrilled to say that I had two images placed in the International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition.  Both were in the ‘Greening the City’ category.  I was a finalist for one and highly commended for the other. … Continue reading

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HDR Photography Course

I am running an introduction to HDR photography course at the Springhead Trust in Dorset on Thursday 25th February. Would love to see you there! Link to Springhead website

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Ancient Silver Birch in Suffolk

Anyone heard of Pro Arb Magazine? I have some images and a quote in the Ancient Tree Forum’s January column in this magazine. This article is about a beautiful ancient Silver Birch tree which is possibly the oldest one in … Continue reading

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Gondolier

An unusually quiet moment on the Grand Canal in Venice.

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Physalis Fruit

This was created by photographing a physalis on a mirror with a 105 mm macro lens and a ring flash.  I then edited the image as usual i.e. contrast, clarity etc. and whitened the background.  I desaturated the leaves and then … Continue reading

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Sunrise at the Doge’s Palace

Another one from my trip to Venice.  It’s definitely worth getting up for the sunrise in beautiful places.

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Portfolio has arrived!

My portfolio website is finally here. If you check it out and like what you see please like this post. You can also share galleries or individual images that you like directly from the website to social media. The more … Continue reading

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Glacier Lines

Taken in Iceland

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Rugged Icelandic horse

Iceland has the most beautiful horses.  I went there with some friends recently and we hired a car and drove around the usual tourist trails.  We had terrible weather but this was taken one morning during a brief break in the … Continue reading

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Gondola Splash!

An Autumn sunrise in Venice.

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Sunrise reflected off Kata Tjuta

Previously known as the Olgas, Kata Tjuta in the Oz Red Centre looks stunning bathed in the sunrise.

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Helter Skelter Tree

An ancient hollow oak with a twist, taken in Sherwood Forest.

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Mangroves on the Daintree River

I have just got round to processing some pictures taken this summer in Australia (their winter).  I had a few days in Port Douglas and whilst there visited the Daintree Rainforest.  Whilst out croc spotting on the Daintree River I saw … Continue reading

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