Chatsworth House and Garden
20 Sep 2015
What a tremendous surprise! Grayson Perry was invited to give a talk at an arts festival at Chatsworth. Afterwards I couldn’t resist popping into the Dalia Gardens, they’re as beautifully flamboyant as Grayson…….
Upper Booth Horses
11 Sep 2015
Alice at Upper Booth Farm was keen to get some portraits with her horses. I really enjoyed the challenge!
Heather walk up to the Ringing Roger, Edale
03 Sep 2015
Another gorgeous day to photograph the landscape and holiday makers up on the moor. The heather is a wonderful back drop to stunning portraits from mid August till mid September.
Holiday Shoot in Grindsbrook, Edale
21 Aug 2015
Bit of a rainy day but let that not get in the way of some bilberry picking time - delicious hot muffins to look forward to!
18 Aug 2015
Des Behari and I did a skills swap. He is a very talented Graphic Designer based in Manchester and the creator of my logo. Today, I have finally given him my part of the deal! His portrait.
11 Aug 2015
We had a little holiday in Wales. A rainy day at the Ty Coch Inn is where I tried out my new Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM lens - oh what a lovely lens it is!
Poetry Workshop about Cotton Mill Girls
04 Aug 2015
Emma Hunter, an artist based in London, commissioned me to photograph another workshop. This time working with Oldham’s poet Cathy Crabb and local ladies who could share their memories and experiences of working in the Cotton Mill for a written word based sculpture.
14 Jul 2015
Away for the weekend. Keen to explore more of the Pennine Way and the stunning landscapes of Yorkshire. Hills, walking and walls, my kind of break!
Colours of Lee Farm
23 Jun 2015
After a long bleak winter, finally we have COLOUR!! It’s been quite a challenge creating colour in the garden; getting used to the high elevation, where few plants survive. If it’s not the weather, it’s the wildlife and live stock rampaging the garden who I battle with but this year…
22 Jun 2015
Artist Emma Hunter is being commissioned by British Land to create pieces of public art for the Elk Mill Retail Park in Oldham. I joined her to photograph the workshop she lead with Yr 9 students from The Oldham Academy North. The abstract drawings inspired by their trip to Helmshore…
31 May 2015
Driving back from a weekend with my family, I was arrested by The Roaches above Leek in the Peak District looking the best I’ve ever seen. It was late, as the boys roused from their slumber, I had to apologise and insisted that these were photographs not to be missed…
Cow Parsley Portrait
18 May 2015
I love this drive way in Barber Booth when the cow parsley is at it’s prime.
In the end we persuaded the teen siblings to join us.
Into the mist
21 Apr 2015
Ben Owen an artist, musician and friend needed some video footage of on top of Kinder so sent me up there!
heading for that cloud
in that cloud!
20 Apr 2015
I was commissioned to take the interior shot’s for the website of this very enchanting little barn in Grindslow, Edale. It is available to book for a holiday.
Upper Booth Landscapes
24 Mar 2015
Moody skys, intermittent sunlight casting shapes and shadows over the hills where belted galloways’ graze. Perfect conditions for a walk behind our house.
Snow in Upper Booth
02 Feb 2015
What a spectacular morning! Mist rolling, tumbling even, down the hill sides. I’ve never seen anything like it. Driving around the Booths of Edale and up over Mam Tor to Castleton.
14 Oct 2014
Trundling along in the car on a beautiful autumnal morning from Bradwell in the Peak District to Tideswell we passed a rather unusual sight. Hanging moles on a barbed wire fence. This is a tradition from the Victorian era in order for the game keeper to get the correct payment…