I do love black and white – or should I say monochrome. There’s something honest about it. What you are looking at is actually there (more or less) – the form and tones, the subject. This is a little gate at Christ Church in Ilkley. Actually it’s the one Deborah and I went through… Read More »
We don’t often go on visits to stately homes and less so guided tours. Usually it doesn’t appeal, but I must say that Ripley Castle is surprising and fascinating. We were taken round by an enthusiastic chap whose name I don’t know, but he looked like he could be the naughty brother of the… Read More »
I seem to have been under the influence of Atkinson Grimshaw again, mysterious paths leading through darkness with tangled trees overhead. This was taken a while back not far from Kilnsey in Wharfedale. Uninspiring in colour but comes alive in monochrome.
If I look out of the window and it’s foggy I do get a bit excited. Early this morning I popped up to the Cow and Calf rocks and found this spot to watch the mist gently flow down the slope of the moors. The picture isn’t sharp but I like the spot so I… Read More »
I just love time-lapse photography. I have an intervalometer with my stills camera which enables me to programme in a time delay between clicks. I set it running and take several hundred frames. Then, using Quicktime, I run then as a sequence. Here are a few scenes from the Askwith Show. Very traditional and a… Read More »
Kept the dog on a lead for this one. The strid is a dangerous place, many people have been held under the water by the strong currents. There is a gap which is tempting to jump over, but the rocks are often slippery.
This is the first time we've walked to the top of Ingleborough, a wonderful route made even better by the afternoon sun. This is near the end of the walk looking towards Pen-Y-Ghent. Afterwards a huge mug of tea in the three peaks cafe.