Monthly Archive: October, 2015

Higger Tor

Higger Tor taken from the ramparts of Carl Wark hill fort. This looks to be a good location by my reckoning – the sun rises behind this viewpoint, so I’ve noted it down… Continue reading

Millstone and Tree

Deep in Padley Wood and thew light plays upon the fallen autumn leaves. Padley Gorge is a great place for a walk, with numerous photo opportunities – if you’re in the area, take… Continue reading

Peak District at Night

Stand on the top of Higger Tor at night, and there’s a lot more light around than you would think. In a long exposure image, the roads are clearly visible. Also visible is… Continue reading

Purton Wreck

If you get the chance, head down to Purton in Gloucestershire and take a look around the decaying barges, covered by mud and grass over the years, and now part of the riverbank… Continue reading

Autumn Scene

Whilst in the Peak District, I headed over to Padley Wood, where I was confident there would be many opportunities for a nice autumn scene. This carpet of leaves was begging to be… Continue reading


Wander around the millstone grit edges of the Peak District, and you’ll inevitably come across a millstone or two, left over from when this area produced these for the local (and not so… Continue reading

Sunrise and Benches

Imagine sitting on these benches and watching this spectacular sunrise unfold before your eyes. This is the top of Hanbury Hill, with the view southwards across Worcestershire towards the Cotswold hills. A great… Continue reading

The Photographer

The Peak District is justifiably popular with photographers – the light you get is amazing – so I wasn’t surprised to be joined by a fellow photographer as I took advantage of the… Continue reading

Feathered Clouds

Keep you’re eyes open, and you can catch some unusual cloud formations, like these strange feathered clouds (which I think are cirrus clouds). This was taken on the evening that I was waiting… Continue reading

Avenue of Trees

Sunday morning, and I was looking for a subject. I remembered there was a long avenue of trees leading up to Umberslade Hall from Tanworth in Arden. The avenue proper is well over… Continue reading