So I’m about half way through processing my Iran photos now and I thought I’d post a teaser shot! The above shot was taken within the old part of Yazd which is all mud-brick houses and narrow lanes. The tower in the picture is a wind t [...]
It was Wakefield Artwalk again last night however apart from releasing some Chinese lanterns into the night sky, there wasn’t too much to photograph. Luckily I got down to the Hepworth early and as the sun set the light was fantastic. While  [...]
Sometimes I set out without a clue what I’m going to shoot. I pick a destination, pack my camera bag with a selection of items I hope will cover most eventualities, and head off not knowing what I’m going to find. I’m also sure I [...]
Slightly off topic post today, but its still art related! Yorkshire seems to becoming a mecca for lovers of sculpture. We already have the fabulous Yorkshire Sculpture Park near Wakefield, and the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds and from Spring 201 [...]
There was an exhibition of medieval arts and crafts at Rievaulx Abbey in North Yorkshire this weekend. It was interesting to see the artisans keeping these techniques alive and talking to them it was obvious they were passionate, and knowledgeable [...]
It was the Leeds charity Dragon Boat races today. Perfect weather for it and loads of teams having great fun. I managed to blag my way onto part of the marina (thanks Richard!) so managed to get some nice low shots of the teams as they rowed frant [...]
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As promised in my last post, here’s a shot of the Flagcrackers – a traditional folk dance troop (think morris dancers) from North Yorkshire. Although this type of dancing goes back a long way, the Flagcrackers were established over 20  [...]
The Leeds Flickr Group had a day out in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire today. The weather was perfect and turnout good. Within the walls of Knaresborough Castle are several Ravens which are looked after by Her Majesty’s Keeper of Castle Rave [...]
Whilst passengers are stranded all over the world and cargo logistics goes into meltdown, all due to a volcanic eruption on a small island near the Arctic Circle there is good news for photographers. The volcanic ash aside from causing the airline [...]