The Best of English Views

I was recently asked by Focus Clinics to contribute a Northumberland image to their Best of English Views website. And this is the result! It’s a great reminder of how photogenic England can be.

Artists in the Abbey

A beautiful and varied exhibition by four local artists, in the inspiring surroundings of Hexham Abbey.

Jill Dexter | Woven Textiles

Claire Myers | Horse and Animal Paintings | www.clairemyersart.com

David Taylor | Landscape Photography

Tania Taylor | Hand-crafted Journals & Notebooks

Hexham Abbey, Beaumont St, Hexham NE46 3NB
12 – 30 June, 2017
10.00am – 4.00pm
(except during services)

Mastering Macro Photography

I’m pleased to announce the publication this month of my new book: Mastering Macro Photography, published by Ammonite Press. To find out more just put your feet up and watch this short video…

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Sidelight | Issue 1

Sidelight | Issue 1

Sidelight is a new online landscape and architecture photography magazine. This issue feature tips about landscape and architecture photography, using my photography as examples.

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Yeavering Bell

Although Hadrian’s Wall is the best known of the Park’s historical treasures, there are other sites that hint at the shape of an older, pre-Roman society. In the northern half of the Park, on the summits of lonely Cheviot hills, are the remains of around fifty Iron Age hillforts.

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Northumberland’s Coast | Part two

Moving on from Craster the next landmark of note is the jagged ruin of Dunstanburgh Castle, standing on a spur of land that juts out into the North Sea. The castle was built in response to a military threat from Scotland, a theme that will become familiar as the border draws nearer.

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Northumberland’s Coast | Part one

The Holy Island of Lindisfarne off the coast of Northumberland is invaded on a regular basis during the summer months. At low tide the sea parts to reveal a road across to the island. Until the water returns, traffic streams to and fro across the causeway bringing visitors eager to see the religious sites, such as the Priory, for which the island is renowned.

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