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Catbells above early morning mist

Catbells above early morning mist

Articles, Tips & Locations
More information to assist with your photography

This is the area where you will find information which will assist you with your photography. These range from simple but useful tips to more in-depth articles which are well worth a read. I hope that you will find them interesting. You will also find the first two in a series of guides about where to find some of my favourite locations for shooting images. I intend to publish more of these when I have the time

Latest Article

How to photograph a rainbow

How to photograph a rainbow

The changeable conditions that we are having at present make this a great time to get out there and photograph yourself a rainbow. It’s always such a thrilling sight to see and, if you capture your image correctly, will be a great addition to your portfolio. First find your rainbow Rainbows form when two elements come together– falling or spraying……

Photography Tips

Be prepared!

Always have your camera set ready to take that unexpected image that may appear at a second’s notice. You will always rue the day that you missed that ‘once in a lifetime’ shot because your camera was not ready to take……

Let the camera do the work!

Take the best image that you can at the time that you take it. Photoshop can now turn a so-so image into something that can look quite acceptable but that can result in deterioration of picture quality if the software has……

Cleanliness is next to godliness!

Always check through your kit the night before a day’s shoot e.g. clean lenses and filters, charge battery pack etc…

Shoot Locations

Catbells

Catbells

You can board one of the launches going anti-clockwise around Derwentwater at Keswick Boat Landings and get off at Hawes End. You then walk through the woods away from the……

Surprise View

Surprise View

This is about half a mile further along the Watendlath road. Just around a sharp left hand bend, there is a NT car park (free) on the left directly opposite it just past the……

Castlehead

Castlehead

Take the B5289 Borrowdale road out of Keswick and, after about 200 yards, turn left up a short flight of stone steps into the woods. Follow any of the many paths up to the……