In my last post I wrote about a beautiful autumn day taking waterfall shots at Kisdon Force in Swaledale. The next morning was a different day in more ways than one.
There’s still plenty of autumn colour in the Yorkshire Dales at the moment, if you go looking for it. The trees aren’t all bare and in dull weather trees and rivers and falls are the best subject.
Another visit to The Roaches, the extensive area of gritstone crags in Staffordshire, just north of Leek. It won’t be the last. Although only (for me) a sunrise/sunset location, there are so many beautiful shapes around that it really will repay many visits. I don’t think this latest shoot did it full justice but I hope you enjoy this small selection. Continue reading
We did a walk in Snowdonia a few days ago starting from Nantmor, near Beddgelert. The terrain is wonderful, with rocks, heather, grass, bracken, and great views to Snowdon. Or at least, Snowdon in the clouds. The lovely autumn textures made up for the lack of mountain top views. The lake you can see is Llyn Dinas. Continue reading
The Roaches is an area of gritstone crags just north of Leek in Staffordshire. It’s a famous rock climbing area with many classic climbs. It’s also got some highly photogenic shapes and a wonderful outlook to the south and west. Continue reading
After a good trip the week before, I took another trip to Beddgelert in North Wales to capture the Aberglaslyn Gorge with its autumn coat on. It may not be the last time, as peak colour is still to come. Continue reading
- 8.6 miles
- 950 metres ascent
This route is a less popular way to top out on Snowdon, with some nice airy ridge walking near the top and plenty of squelchy bog trotting towards the end. Views are, as usual on Snowdon, either tremendous when clear or non-existent when the clouds come down. Continue reading