I had an idea about photographing a waterfall at night and found that Waterfall Swallet, near Eyam in Derbyshire was the closest "big proper" waterfall to me. It was a bit tricky (as these things tend to be!) but I got a few shots that I'm happy with. Here's a couple of the shots I got after running around in the cold and mud firing my flash and doing some light painting: The sky was so beautiful, there were so many stars - not seen so many since Ben Nevis. I had to make a bi
I went down to the NEC in Birmingham last weekend to The Photography Show 2017 - the UK's biggest camera, technology and everything else photography related fair! Here's a quick highlights video of the first day. It was a short but sweet visit - I'm already looking forward to next year and staying for a few days! So many cool toys to play with and no where near enough time!
I recently made a YouTube video celebrating my ancient Nikon D70 - the first camera I bought and what got me into photography. The D70 was Nikon's first entry level DSLR - it was their first DSLR that wasn't aimed at professional photographers, and was released in early 2004. I bought mine around 2010 and never looked back. It cost me about £250 back then but you can pick them up for around £50 on eBay nowadays, although my specific camera is worth less as the top LCD screen
So for my latest YouTube photography vlog video I went out into Derbyshire at night to get some shots of Winnats Pass, near Castleton. Unfortunately the wind and rain was atrocious and I couldn't get the shot I wanted. Heading back home again, I had another idea, and was able to use the bad weather to get something I was happy with at Surprise View, near Hathersage. I took a few shots which you can see in the video, but I'm only going to post the keeper here. And as I explain