• Cumbria Again

    I was driving back from Scotland yesterday in heavy rain, wondering whether to go straight home or stop off somewhere to do some Christmas shopping. As I drove down the M6 south of Penrith, the sky looked a bit brighter over to the south west…so I took a quick detour off the motorway at Shap and made my way over towards Ambleside. With no particular aim in mind (and shopping still on the cards), there looked like a tantalising bright area in the clouds, so I decided to carry on through Ambleside and take the road through Langdale. At this point the clouds joined up again and it started to…

  • Cumbria

    I had a good couple of days in Cumbria earlier this month. Theoretically the light and colours would provide great opportunities on the two days between giving talks at Keswick, Moreton and Workington. Unfortunately the first day was a complete wash out, with heavy rain throughout most of the day…and the second was, on the whole a bit wishy-washy. Just my luck! Here are a few shots from the second day. It all fuels the wish to go back of course, to capture some better shots 🙁

  • Permajet Products

    I always use PermaJet papers for my images and they give superb results in my Exhibition work. Mostly I use Smooth Art Silk and the textured fine art series of papers, which suit my work well.  If you are unsure which paper to buy, PermaJet also do sample packs to help you to find your favourite papers and you can download free ICC profiles from the web site (see links below). PermaJet papers Picture: “Leda and the Swan” was printed on Permajet’s Smooth Art Silk paper and has to date been awarded: PSA Gold Medal, CAPA Gold Medal, Judge’s medal plus ribbons and commendations. The paper made a huge difference to how…

  • BPE Exhibitions List

    “The BPE exists to encourage photographers to enter exhibitions and to recognize successful entrants via the issue of the Crown Awards photographic distinctions. Exhibition members share ideas, promote each other’s exhibitions and generally work together to promote competitive photography.” The BPE has an award system in which points are accumulated as work is accepted into the various sections of “qualifying” exhibitions. The BPE awards are known as ‘crowns’, the lowest being BPE* (25 points) and the highest BPE5* (300 points). Exhibitors can aggregate their points gained and on reaching the appropriate number of points may apply, without charge, for a crown award rating. Salons may accept prints, slides, AV or…

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