Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Keeping an Eye on the Walkers

In the Lake District, the local Herdwick sheep are everywhere. They are incredibly tough animals, given the environment they live in. They also seem to take note of any walkers passing by. These… Continue reading

Stickle Tarn

On a perfect day in the Lake District, the sun glints off Stickle Tarn, at the foot of Pavey Ark. The dam across the outflow of the tarn was built in 1838 to… Continue reading

Rossett Gill

Framed by top of the north gully on Pike Of Stickle (not a recommended way down!), Rossett Gill, and the path of the same name, bask in the afternoon sunshine. The Rossett Gill… Continue reading

Bordesley Abbey

Another image of the abbey – this one taken from the choir. On the right is a stone sarcophagus, and the main body of the abbey would be stretching away from where I… Continue reading

Almost Sunset

Well, it was a very grey today, with low cloud everywhere and a hint of snow in the air. The light was poor, and really not the sort of light I like to… Continue reading

Derwent Water

Taken in the early evening from the landing stage at Keswick, with the unmistakeable outline of Catbells prominent. The choppy waters of Derwent Water are testimony to how windy it was.

Cat Bells

It is Cat Bells – but not from the usual angle. This taken from the descent down from Barrow to Braithwaite, and here you are seeing the ‘other’ side of Cat Bells –… Continue reading

Red Glow at Sunset

There’s a definite red glow as the sun sets over the Worcestershire countryside. About 40 minutes before sunset and I tried a little HDR to get some colour in. I hope I succeeded.

Broadway Tower in the Morning

When I attempted the failed HDR image that ended up with me posting Broadway Tower Silhouette (when I nudged the tripod and messed up the HDR set) – this was what I was… Continue reading

Misty Ruins

Another misty morning, with a stand of trees visible in the mist, taken from the choir of the ruins of Bordesley Abbey. Nearest camera is one of the stone lined graves, which would… Continue reading