Saddleworth Brass Band Contest

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I don’t think of myself as a street photographer, but when the opportunity arises, anything goes as far as photography is concerned. Inspired by my friend Kerstin Arnemann, whose monochrome work is wonderful and who is currently doing a street photography project, I decided to try … Read more…

Brun Clough Reservoir and Millstone Edge, Standedge

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These images from Standedge and Millstone Edge on Marsden Moor were taken near sunset on 14th March 2016. Below: HDR panorama, Sigma 8-16mm lens on a Pentax K3 body. This is Brun Clough Reservoir at the top of Standedge Cutting, where the road goes over the top of the … Read more…

The Pennine Way at Millstone Edge, Standedge

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I was pleased, yesterday, when the postie brought me a package. It turned out not to be a birthday present, but instead was the Pentax 16-50 DA* lens, which had packed in at Whitby in November and has been about three months away for repair. … Read more…

End of Year round up of some of my favourite images from 2014

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My end of the year round up is a selection of some of the pictures I have enjoyed making the most over the past year. To share their blushes, I have left out family portraits…naturally they would be at the very top of the … Read more…

Snow

After three weeks of snow, at last it’s gone. It was lovely at first, but by the time we had been snowed in for three weeks (the car that is), we were starting to feel the real isolation that living in Saddleworth can bring. … Read more…