• An Evening at Salford Quays

    It’s become a bit of a Joke that club meetings with Wigan 10 have been blessed with fantastic weather and outings with Oldham Photographic Society have been invariably subject to poor light and heavy rain. Imagine my surprise, therefore, when OPS members met up at Salford Quays last Thursday evening to interesting and improving light. I had arrived late afternoon, before some of the other members and was treated to some good early light. Around 5ish, the sun went behind clouds and the light became dull, so a couple of us went for a pizza and an hour later the light had returned. Gallery 1 (click on thumbnails to enlarge)…

  • Langdale Fells and Blea Tarn

    “Lets have a couple of days in the Lake District – the weather forecast is really good.” Although the autumn colours have not yet developed, the bracken is turning brown and the colours on the fells are quite attractive at this time of year and, after all it’s our wedding anniversary…so off we went. Good Forecast? Well, just don’t believe it. The weather in Cumbria can change from one minute to the next and one valley to the next. Add to that our inevitable BAD CHOICE of when to go anywhere and hey presto, three days of rain with just a glimmer of sun to tease us for a few…

© Christine Widdall