Ladybower Jetty

If you want to capture still, flat waters on a lake or reservoir, then an early start is recommended. Not very co-operative weather when I took this image, but the jetty made a… Continue reading

Hope Valley Morning

In the right conditions, Mam Tor is a landscape photographers paradise. In the mornings, you are spoiled for choice. I have not done a sunset there yet – but it’s on the list.… Continue reading

Hope Works Revisited

An hour or so after I had taken my earlier image of Hope Cement Works, I took this one into the sun, which had the effect of bathing the image in a golden… Continue reading

Old Road

Up until 1979, this was the main road (the A625) between Castleton and Chapel-en-le-Frith, that wound it’s way across the south eastern flank of Mam Tor. It was eventually abandoned in that year… Continue reading

Higger Tor

Higger Tor in the Peak District is a popular place, especially, it seems, at sunset. There is roadside parking nearby and a 5 minute walk takes you up to the tor, which has… Continue reading

Hope and Mist

Turing the camera a few degrees left from the previous image, and I caught this nice nice view of thin tendrils of mist approaching the village of Hope. Hope is a few minutes… Continue reading

Hope Cement Works

About two or three miles from my vantage point on Mam Tor, lies Hope Cement Works. It makes for a great image just before dawn, with mist in the valley. I set up… Continue reading

The Cyclist

This is another one of those ‘look behind you’ images. We had stopped to look at the low cloud in the valley, and this cyclist rode past up the hill we had just… Continue reading

Great Ridge

It’s 5:45 AM, and I’m heading up Mam Tor by the light of a head torch. My rucksack is heavy (courtesy of the usual amount of gear carried by a landscape photographer) but… Continue reading

Bamford Edge

The Peak District does not seem to generate the same sort of following that you see for the more ‘glamorous’ of the National Parks, such as the Yorkshire Dales or the Lake District,… Continue reading