It's a dark, foggy Monday morning. The kind of morning that makes everything feel like a drag, even, no especially, getting out of bed.
Despite the dull, dank start to the day and a touch of man flu, I force myself up and out of the house. Commuters have already begun their autonomous walk to the train station. As I drive passed these shadowy figures, draped in murky cloud, I start praying that my hunch is correct.
Continue reading Head Above the Clouds on Ilkley Moor
A couple weeks CB and I along with a couple of good friends attended the British Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards at the Mall Galleries. It was a fab night and a stunning exhibition. To have a photo hung alongside such amazing images was a genuine honour and I was completely thrilled to receive a highly commended in the 'behaviour' category of the awards.
Continue reading Toads, caught in a web of lust
There's not much I enjoy more than heading out on my own and getting lost on Ilkley Moor. But it's good to share, and I also relish every opportunity I get to share the experience of this stunning environment with others. Continue reading A Summer’s evening on Ilkley Moor
Last month took the term "April Showers" to a whole new level! We've had sunshine and rain, sleet, snow and hail, sometimes all in a matter of minutes!
Here's some shots I managed to get whilst braving the elements on Ilkley Moor...
Last week our old friend El nino disappeared for a short period and for a moment, it was winter as usual!
Here's some photos taken on Ilkley Moor during our 24 hours of snow... Continue reading Winter is here…
At last, some real wintry weather is on its way!
With the recent media coverage, it seems the whole world knows about the unusually warm and wet weather we've had so far. But now the weather warnings for Yorkshire and the North East are changing from rain to snow. Continue reading Winter is Coming…
At this time of the year Ilkley Moor is absolutely teeming with life. Walking it during Spring can be a giddying experience, as there are tons of natural spectacles to be observed in every direction! Continue reading Toad City on the Moor
After launching Walking Photographer Tours, it wasn't long before I became a business member of the Friends of Ilkley Moor. As a member I was invited to attend the Friend's of Ilkley Moor (FoIM) AGM where I learnt a great deal about the inner workings that go into the upkeep of this celebrated moor.
I wanted to share the work of FoIM with www.WalkingPhotographer.co.uk readers and arranged an interview with John Stidworthy, who was elected Chairman for Friends of Ilkley Moor in 2013... Continue reading Up on Ilkley Moor with John Stidworthy