All posts tagged: Peak District

274/365 – Moon rising

A cold, dark night on Burbage Edge – it was magical!  Big, inky blue skies, 360 panoramas and an uninterrupted view of the milky way, the big dipper, the planets…my first foray into astrophotography. But it wasn’t so successful.  The biggest learning point of the night was focusing […]

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272/365 – Yet more sunsets

Please bare with me on the sunset front. I had some constructive criticism of last night’s photos so I thought I’d have another bash tonight and tweak some settings.   I’ve been working on aperture priority with the white balance set to shadows and the […]

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244/365 – A work of art

If there’s one genre of photography that I struggle with, it’s landscapes.   Capturing some of the fabulous scenery just minutes from my back door has always been a challenge.  I neither have the eye nor the patience for the right light.  Even afterwards, I […]


186/365 – Shining Tor

Up early to join the IJWTGP group on a photo walk around Shining Tor, a hill in the Peak District which, at its summit and on a clear day, you can see 7 counties (apparently – I can’t verify this even after a Google search)! It was […]

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124/365 – Highland coooooo!

Today is a Bank Holiday and we’ve benefited from a spell of wonderful sunshine! After the torrential rain we’ve lately we were keen to get outdoors, so we took the train into the Peak District and walked10.3 miles from Hope to Dore.  On route we met […]