Category Archives: News


Slow network transfers between Mac and Synology NAS

  So, this post is a little different from my previous ones.  It’s not strictly about photography but it is about something I’m willing to bet is core too most photographers and something often taken […]


Dubs Hut & Hay Stacks, Buttermere

On my recent visit to the Lake District, one of the aims was to do a little mountain photography.  Unfortunately the cloudy weather put the stops on that, but the day I arrived the weather […]


Autumn colour in Borrowdale

It’s been a long, hot, dry and sunny summer in the UK; the best for many a year.  But long days filled with dust and haze make it my least favoured time of year for […]


Wastwater Colour

Back in 2006 I spent a few days in the English Lake District.  As I recall now, it wasn’t the most successful of trips as the weather didn’t generally play ball.  One rainy day the […]


Marloes Evening

The first weekend in May is a three-day public holiday.  Mainland England and Wales were basking in strong sunshine under blue, cloudless skies – Not the sort of light that normally inspires me.  However, the […]


Avebury in Snow

Note to readers: Each image in this post may be enlarged by a click selection. § I’m writing this sat outside under the shade of a pear tree, its 26 degrees Celsius, cloudless and the […]


New Toys and Some Disappointment

These last couple of weeks have seen some upgrades, the discovery of a disappointing bug with Capture One V11, O’ and a very cold afternoon at Bellever Tor North of Princetown on Dartmoor. My trusty […]


Light Fantastic!

On my first visit to Dartmoor I recall thinking it was boring open moorland with nothing to make a good photograph apart from the odd rocky Tor!  Well, that was quite some time ago and […]


Winter Camera Care

A short while ago we had the first dusting of winter snow over Dartmoor.  The weather forecast had promised a couple of days of cold temperatures with a strong likelihood of snow.   That was […]


Goodbye Adobe Creative Cloud. Hello Phase One

Its December the 21st, the shortest day, and almost Christmas.  Where has this year gone?  Winter is as easy as it gets for wilderness landscape photography; sunrise is at 08:14 and sunset at 16:03 where […]