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Photographing your local patch

Photographing your local patch. I was talking to a good friend the other day who also happens to be a photographer, about how you can run out of photographic subjects close to home. I’ve been photographing Essex for over 30 years now and I was basically saying that if I wanted to create good landscape photography I always needed to travel a bit. I was complaining really, I suppose. Anyway the very next day the

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Dorset Photography Course

Dorset Photography Course I had a very enjoyable couple of days running my Dorset Coast photography course. I took a really nice group of photographers on a tour of some of the best locations around the Dorset coast.                The weather was kind to us with sunrises and sunsets. We had a great dawn shoot at Corfe Castle with mist swirling around the base of the castle and a

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PHOTOGRAPHY MINI-BREAKS IN WALES AND YORKSHIRE

I’ve had a great couple of weeks running workshops in the Brecon Beacons in Wales and the Yorkshire Dales. The weather was really good at both locations and on both courses I had a lovely group of photographers attending. The Brecon Beacons is a wonderful part of the world with high peaks, rolling hills, stunning waterfalls, ruined abbeys, lakes and reservoirs. On the evening before the course started, I climbed Pen y Fan along with

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Photographing adders

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Photography Adders. I had a very enjoyable couple of hours photographing adders last week. This is the perfect time of year for photographing reptiles because there’s just enough heat in the sun to draw them out of hibernation.                                                   Once the adders are on the move there are two things on their

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Photographing red squirrels on Brownsea Island Dorset

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Photographing red squirrels on Brownsea Island, Dorset I had a fantastic three days photographing red squirrels on Brownsea Island in Dorset last week. Brownsea Island is, as the name suggests an Island in the middle of Poole harbour in Dorset. It’s owned by the National Trust and is managed as a nature reserve. It’s probably the best place to see and photograph red squirrels in the south of the country. We all know about how

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