• Don’t Photograph the Landscape

    Beginning Landscape Photography I have never been recognised as a landscape photographer and yet it was my first love and has always been my greatest love in photography. I had my confidence destroyed in early club competition, by judges who said or implied that I was not a landscape photographer and never would be until I got out before dawn. Otherwise, I might have specialised. When I was about 5 years old, my Dad first let me use the Leica that he had brought back from Germany after the war – he had been stationed in the Military Government in Hamburg. He obtained a Leica by trading cigarettes and other…

  • HDR in the Rain

    HDR photographs created using Photoshop and Camera RAW. The area is one of my favourites in Saddleworth, Chew Brook, which flowed through the valley before the creation of the reservoir in the 1960s.

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