Chalk and Clouds – a walk along the Ridgeway

Chalk and Clouds – a walk along the Ridgeway

You can almost hear the countless footsteps Along the Ridgeway Fuji XT2 16-50mm F8 The previous Saturday I had walked 50km along the Thames Path. This weekend was rather more sedate with an 8 mile wander along the Ridgeway. It’s such a beautiful expanse of countryside...
The Old Ways, Memory and Peace

The Old Ways, Memory and Peace

In this forgotten corner I paused. To reflect once more on memory. Of place. My fingers stroked the grass that caressed my legs. My eyes passed over swaying fields of barley. A green sea on land. I wondered who had last walked along this old way. A gap between...
Loch Lomond | Sunrise

Loch Lomond | Sunrise

I have driven past this Loch many times, though never in such conditions. Sunrise, Loch Lomond Pentax 645z FA45-80 1sec @F11 ISO100 Having overnighted in the Lake District, I was up at frighteninglyearlyoclock. We passed through a fluorescent Glasgow listening to the...
Lake District | The jaws of Borrowdale

Lake District | The jaws of Borrowdale

We had left early that day heading north Borrowdale, Lake District Pentax 645z FA200MM 1/15 @F8 ISO800 Making for the Lakes and a break in the journey before reaching Scotland. The miles rolled by. Decompressing as I went. The landscaped bathed in winter light. The...
Isle of Skye | Waiting and Watching

Isle of Skye | Waiting and Watching

When the world seems overwhelming, I find solace in my photography Golden Light, Isle of Skye Pentax 645z FA200MM + 1.4 TC 1/25 @F11 Sunrise was calling. The inky black punctured by the light from my head torch. How many times have I walked this path? Scuttling along...
Robin Hoods Bay | Morning Walk

Robin Hoods Bay | Morning Walk

You don’t need much time for landscape work. Truly. Sleep is an optional luxury Golden line, Robin Hoods Bay Pentax 645z FA200mm 1/160 @F11 But oh boy you do need to be lucky. Since I killed my camera maybe the muse had been appeased with my colossal error? During a...