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Quote of the week – Don McCullin

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Don McCullin photo by Tom Stoddart
Don McCullin photo by Tom Stoddart

“Photography for me is not looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.”

 Don McCullin

Previous Quote of the week here

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(Almost) A non-photographic trip

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View from the ridge, Snowdonia Wales UK, Fujifilm Xpro-1

(Almost) A non-photographic trip

Wales, Snowdonia November 2017, 7:30am-ish. Chris has just parked the car and I’m putting my walking boots on. Rain is gentle and it looks like it’s not going to stop soon. Great. Where is the 80% chance for a cloud-free summit which was promised by the weatherman?

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Medium format: Picture of the week

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Medium format: Picture of the week

Kildonan Beach, Isle of Arran Scotland 2017
Kildonan Beach, Isle of Arran Scotland 2017 Hasselblad 503CW f22/2s +0.6 ND Lee 80mm, Fuji Velvia 50
Kildonan Beach, Isle of Arran Scotland 2017 Hasselblad 503CW f22/2s +0.6 ND Lee 80mm, Fuji Velvia 50

Fantastic sunset on Kildonan beach Isle of Arran Scotland. Shot on Fujifilm Velvia 50.

I love how colours are rendered by this slide film, it’s true king of the films for landscape photography.

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Medium format: Picture of the week

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Medium format: Picture of the week

Northton, Isle of Harris Scotland 2017
Northton, Isle of Harris  Scotland 2016. Hasselblad 503CW Ilford Delta 100

Northton Salt Flats under the  Ceapabhal, Taobh Tuath (368m).
Machair at Northton is the finest in Lewis and Harris. Machair is fertile, well-drained grassland formed by sand being blown over the peat. For me, this is a magical place, well worth to visit. 

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The Edges of Peak District

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Gardoms Edge Peak District

Few recent trips to the edges of Peak District National Park

Peak District is truly an amazing place. Honestly everytime I’m going, I always discover something new. There are many places, but edges of the Peak District never stopped to amaze me.

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Quote of the week – Elliott Erwitt

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Elliott Erwitt
Elliott Erwitt

“The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words.”

 Elliott Erwitt

The previous quote is here

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Why do I keep doing this?

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Why do I keep doing this?

It’s 2:30 am and my alarm clock is going crazy. I’m quickly out of my bed, trying not to wake up the whole house…. Why I’m doing this???

Is there any reason why we are chasing the light?

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Trip to Port Mulgrave

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Trip to Port Mulgrave

Port Mulgrave is famous for being one of the most popular Jurassic sites in the UK. It is a site of special scientific interest & is now looked after and protected by the National Trust.
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