Tweet My wonderful birthday present from award winning Lake District photographer, and very good friend, Stewart Smith.
Tweet I have had a very pleasant day spent in some woods, near a river, with a very good tutor showing me how to handle a camera properly. I am not sure how much of the results are down to the guidance, the camera or just me having a vaguely good day, but there are […]
Tweet I know my photo today is rubbish, and do you know what? I don’t care one jot. This is a photo of something I have been looking forward to for a very long time, and I was seriously overjoyed to get it today (and to have coffee with the photographer, too, of course). It’s […]
Tweet This is not how it looks. He is not asleep. Although, you could be forgiven for thinking that was the case, given he was out for lunch with me today. This is Stewy, landcape photographer extraordinaire and my very good friend, and he is very kindly trying to teach me a thing or two […]
Tweet It is New Year’s Eve, and I have been reminiscing over the past year. It hasn’t been a spectacular year, and there isn’t one event that particularly stands out, but it certainly hasn’t been a bad year either. Anyway, for better or worse, I have decided to share some of the strongest memories with […]
Tweet I was born in Carlisle, at the northern border of Cumbria. I spent the first 18 years here, before I went to university, and then returned when we had our first son, to be closer to my family. My extended family live around the Kendal area, and obviously we made regular trips to see […]