A Photo Journal: The Stories Behind the Pictures

  1. Everest Massif Panorama

    Mount Everest Massif A dream of mine had always been to see Mount Everest. In November 2016 that dream became a reality when I joined a trek to Everest Base Camp. Sitting in the departure lounge at Kathmandu airport, laden with gear, waiting to board our flight to Lukla, I…

  2. Winter on Buttertubs Pass

    This shot, looking down on Buttertubs Pass, is perhaps my favourite shot of the winter. Taken between snow squalls it depicts the pass as a thin black thread, dwarfed by the epic landscape it crosses. The road rushes out from behind the rocks , like a negative lighting strike, before…

  3. Buttertubs Pass Series, Version 1

    A photograph, almost by definition, represents an instance of time from a single perspective, when the shutter opens and light enters the camera. The challenge of photographing Buttertubs Pass was how to represent a subject that is in constant flux with the changing of the seasons and conditions; a “single-dimensional”…

  4. Crook Seal, Birkdale Common

    Birkdale Common is the wild, desolate high ground where Yorkshire meets Cumbria; a place of bleakness and beauty; and as Birkdale and Great Sleddale becks join, the source of the River Swale . As you pass Pry House, high above Keld, you leave behind the last human habitation until you…

  5. Just Photographs

    Welcome to the first post of a new blog, dedicated to photography, which leaves our Old School Muker site free to talk about art, crafts and the general coming and going of running an art gallery and craft centre.   Check in regularly to view new photos of our wonderful surroundings…

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