Crook Peak: on the edge of the Mendip Hills

1st April 2022

Away from the crowds at Cheddar Gorge is one of the Mendip Hills’ gems: Crook Peak.

Switching from SLR to mirrorless: my opinion of the Nikon Z7ii

4th March 2022

Goodbye Nikon D800e, hello Z7ii. Having made the switch to mirrorless at the end of 2021, I share my reflections on the change.

Recovering corrupted RAW files

30th July 2020

Have you ever encountered a corrupted RAW file? In 15+ years of digital photography I hadn’t, until recently…

Lessons from lockdown

22nd May 2020

Lockdown has forced me to think about what I want from photography. While it’s been limiting it’s also been stimulating.

The elusive full moon photograph

31st January 2020

Photographing Glastonbury Tor and a full moon has been one of the most frustrating, nerve wracking, yet fun pursuits I’ve had with my camera.

A summer wild camp in the Lake District

14th September 2019

A summer trip to the Lake District seemed like a good opportunity for a wild camp to photograph a view of Wast Water and Scafell Pike, although it didn’t quite go to plan.

The Viewcatcher is a small plastic viewfinder.

My favourite low cost photography accessory

9th August 2019

My favourite low-cost photography accessory comes not from the photography world but from painters.

Photographing overcast weather: there is no such thing as bad light

12th July 2019

Many landscape photographers shy away from taking photos on cloudy days. That’s a great shame because taking photos on overcast days can be really rewarding.