Buttermere

It’s hard to believe that almost 10 months have passed since I last put pen to paper (so to speak), but it is and here I am near the end of another year – another year older and, like many others, I wonder where the time has gone. Sadly, like the others. I don’t have a proper answer.

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Unhappy Anchor on the Slipway at the old Lifeboat Station in Lytham

It doesn’t seem like more than 3 years ago – but it is. On 25 February 2013, I visited St. Annes and then Lytham. The day was very cold and very dull and the results were generally in keeping with this. Having said that, the day did have its moments. I have already posted about an image of Lytham Windmill taken on that day, which I rather like (hence the post, I suppose). Continue reading

Crackpot Falls

On 23 April I ventured over to Yorkshire towards Reeth in Swaledale to photograph Crackpot Falls. I’d previously tried to photograph them last August but, although I got quite close to them, I didn’t actually manage to find them and returned home unfulfilled.

This time, thanks to some precise directions kindly provided by local photographer Sandi Cockayne, I had no trouble at all in finding the location and, as soon as I stopped, I could hear I was in the right place and I was not disappointed. Continue reading

Croston Eclipsed in Monochrome

On 20 March 2015, I grabbed (yes, that’s what happened – you sometimes have to work quickly to take the opportunity when it comes along) a few images from my back garden during the eclipse. I was quite happy with the muted colours and a bit of drama in the colour images (see earlier post) but now I’ve edited one as a monochrome image which I feel is much more pleasing. Continue reading

Blades for Mountmaster Cutters

*** Please note that, as of January 2018, I have no blades in stock and no immediate plans to order any. If you do require some blades, I will be able obtain them, but there could be a delay of up to 3 months before I will receive them. ***

I have a Mountmaster mount cutter and, after a long search, I have found a supply of replacement blades. So if you are in need of some blades, similar to MM-1, you can get some by using the contact page to let me know what you need – but please read the full text of this post before you do. Continue reading