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Early morning clouds in the Newlands Valley top pano

Early morning clouds in the Newlands Valley

Articles, Tips & Locations
More information to assist with your photography

This is the area where you will find information which will assist you with your photography. These range from simple but useful tips to more in-depth articles which are well worth a read. I hope that you will find them interesting. You will also find the first two in a series of guides about where to find some of my favourite locations for shooting images. I intend to publish more of these when I have the time

Latest Article

How to photograph a rainbow

How to photograph a rainbow

The changeable conditions that we are having at present make this a great time to get out there and photograph yourself a rainbow. It’s always such a thrilling sight to see and, if you capture your image correctly, will be a great addition to your portfolio. First find your rainbow Rainbows form when two elements come together– falling or spraying……

Photography Tips

Think out of the box!

By all means, browse other photographers’ websites to get ideas. I certainly do.  Just make sure that you don’t just copy their images. Create your own style and move it on. Try taking your images in a different……

Don’t be a headless chicken!

Choose your location for the day and stay there. When the day is perfect and you have a long list of shots that you are just aching to take, it’s easy to run round all over the place trying to cover them all in one day.……

Cleanliness is next to godliness!

Always check through your kit the night before a day’s shoot e.g. clean lenses and filters, charge battery pack etc…

Shoot Locations

Tewet Tarn

Tewet Tarn

Leave Keswick by the A66 in the direction of Penrith. A few hundred yards after its junction with the A591 turn right. Take the third right after about a mile and at the top……

Catbells

Catbells

You can board one of the launches going anti-clockwise around Derwentwater at Keswick Boat Landings and get off at Hawes End. You then walk through the woods away from the……

Latrigg

Latrigg

There is a lay-by at the top of Gale Road. From Keswick, take the A591 Carlisle road, turn right a few yards after the roundabout intersection with the A66 and then right……