The Year in Focus – 2014

So once again we’re heading towards that end of year time when many photographers roll out their ‘Year in Pictures‘ features showing some of their work from over the year. So it seems fitting that I post up some pictures from the range of work that I’ve shot this year. Some of it was shotContinue reading “The Year in Focus – 2014”


Visitors to the ancient stone circle of Castlerigg near Keswick in Cumbria celebrated the Summer Solstice and gathered at the stones to party through the night until the sun rose on the morning of the longest day…      TECH STUFF: Pictures were shot with a Leica M9 with a 50mm f2 Summicron lens and aContinue reading “Castlerigg”

Northern Lights

The Aurora Borealis or ‘Northern Lights’ is a natural light display that majestically dances across the night sky particularly in the high latitude arctic or antarctic regions. On occasions however it can also be seen further south of these areas. The displays can take many forms, including rippling curtains, pulsating globs, traveling pulses, or steadyContinue reading “Northern Lights”

Kielder solstice

Northumberland dance company Dansformation performed a specially choreographed dance for visitors to Kielder Observatory in the early hours of the Summer Solstice this morning. The Kielder Observatory is situated in the remote Kielder forest in the heart of Northumberland and is a centre to promote the science of astronomy and physics to the wider public.Continue reading “Kielder solstice”


Over the last few evenings the earth has been taking a bit of a battering. Seen by some but missed by many our planet has been slowly spinning through a stream of debris left by a giant comet that has been circling the sun since the birth of the solar system. Think about that forContinue reading “Perseid”