Climbing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks - A beginners point of view!

July 04, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
The Yorkshire 3 Peaks is a walking challenge based on a circular route of reaching the summits of Yorkshires 3 highest peaks. It's a challenge popular with experienced hikers trying to improve there PB, fell runners and those not so accustomed to climbing hills. Many charities run events for this challenge, as almost anyone with a basic fitness cou...
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Tour de Yorkshire 2017

May 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
The Tour de Yorkshire kicked off once again on the East Coast of our wonderful county in Bridlington. I have photographed each edition of the tour from a location usually at a midpoint in the race. My ambition was to research a good location, and get there ready to compose an image of landscape and the peloton. However this year I decided to hav...
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Raisthorpe Flyers - Simulated Game Shoot

April 16, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds is Raisthorpe Manor. A shooting estate that hosts simulated game shooting - clay pigeon shoots throughout the summer. I photographed this group last year and I was pleased to join them again. It's a fantastic day out, you're looked after from the moment you arrive on site with Bacon butties and a pot of...
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Photographing Red Squirrels in Scotland with Loch Visions.

February 22, 2017  •  1 Comment
The Red Squirrel is one of our declining native species here in Britain. Only pockets of reds remain around the UK, with the majority in Scotland. It is estimated that 140,000 Red Squirrels remain under threat by the invasion of the grey squirrel where there is now believed to be over 2.5 million! To have the opportunity to photograph them close t...
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An evening of Murmuration

February 08, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
When I found out that a natural wonder of the starlings murmurating before roost was happening in the middle of Scarborough - I had to get there! They say these specticals are to warn off predators before they settle down to roost for the night. Although this isn't the largest murmuration in the country, its a fantastic sight with some brilliant...
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Malo Cross - Blakey Topping - Saltergate Circular Walk

January 15, 2017  •  1 Comment
Last year I shared a post on a loop around the Hole of Horcum. Now, this walk begins and ends at the same car park. The easily accesible Saltergate Car Park on the A169 Pickering-Whitby road. If you didn't know already its £1 to park up to 2 hours, and £2.50 for all day (The ticket machine states 2-4 hours but the ticket expires at 23.59). This wal...
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Top 10 of 2016

December 31, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Well, 2016 is drawing to a close and despite the year being remembered for political change and celebrity deaths. Not for me. It's been a year of marriage, and the start of our family which means more to me than any referendum. It's also been a year of finding my feet, photographically. Making a choice to work towards wedding photography as a caree...
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Great Yorkshire Walks ~ Hole of Horcum

November 05, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Hole of Horcum - a walk of four seasons The Hole of Horcum is a well known feature within North Yorkshire. It's easily accessible as the A169 Pickering to Whitby road gives a panoramic view of the full valley but to really appreciate its beauty you have to park the car up and take a walk. Saltergate car park is a North York Moors NP pay & displ...
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Yorkshires Hidden Gems

October 21, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
5 places to photograph in Yorkshire that you may not have heard of or know about. 1. Runswick Bay Just up the coast from the idyllic and ever so popular town of Whitby is Runswick Bay. Nestled away in the cliffs of the north sea is a small community, a flurry of local fishermen and one of the best bays on the East Coast. If you can get yourself...
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Tribfest 2016

August 23, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I was pleased to be able to photograph Tribfest at Sledmere Estate, East Yorkshire. It's a family friendly festival celebrating its 10th year. Photos can be seen on its Adobe Spark photo page below.
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