Tag Archive: Somerset

Going Up In The World

The southern face of Brean Down is accessible when the tide is out, and is popular with climbers. There were a few there on the day I walked past. There’s a good overhang,… Continue reading


Not quite the sunrise I was hoping for, but there was enough detail in the sky to balance the image out. I now carry around, in my rucksack, one of those little tabletop… Continue reading

Uphill View

The small, and partially roofless, church of St Nicholas at Uphill has a prominent position on a limestone hill, overlooking the Severn estuary. The marina sits just below the church, and Brean Down… Continue reading

Burnham Low Lighthouse

Burnham Low Lighthouse is much photographed, and justifiably so. It makes a great subject, siting just below the high tide mark, meaning that there is ample scope for different images. The tide goes… Continue reading

Cheddar Evening

Taken late afternoon, from the cliffs above Cheddar Gorge, with the town of Cheddar (that of the cheese fame) in the distance and the reservoir beyond. The lump in the distance in the… Continue reading

Wind Blown Sand

Taking photos on Burnham beach, I noticed the parallel trails of wind blown sand just up the beach, so I headed off to see if I could get an image out of them.… Continue reading

Clevedon Pier Again

Another view of Clevedon Pier, this time from further away. I set this image up by putting out my tripod, composing the image and setting my filters up, then I sat on the… Continue reading

Cheddar Light Trail

Following on from my earlier image of Cheddar Gorge, I realised that, once the sun had set and the gorge itself fell deeper into shadow, I had a really good chance of capturing… Continue reading

Limestone Mist

The beach at East Quantoxhead has an underlying geology of harder limestone and inter-bedded softer, shaly rocks, giving a stepped appearance and plenty of scope for the landscape photographer. The limestone outcrops seem… Continue reading

Clevedon Pier

Down on the beach at Clevedon, you can get a nice composition of the pier, which has an almost fragile look that lends itself very nicely to a monochrome image. The lower part… Continue reading