A Moelwyn walk extended

How do these things happen? You decide to go for a medium length, early morning mountain walk, but then end up extending it and walking for most of the day. Our initial objective was Moelwyn Mawr; as seen from Cnicht in the feature image above. The day started with a 5-20am alarm, grab a bit

Tamsin the autumn fairy

One of the great pleasures of working with your enthusiastic & artistic daughter are the impromptu moments of photographic opportunity. Tamsin is an excellent model with a natural ease acting in front of camera โ€“ more than that though, her creativity tends to inspire the photographer. Only the other day we were setting to on

Return to Rhiwargor

Or more accurately, another trip to Pistyll Rhyd-y-meinciau. This is a walk that inspired the digital painting that I’ve used as a featured header above; if you like it, the print is for sale on my Nature’s Universe Store. The walk is a relatively unchallenging one (about 1.5 miles 300ft climb), assuming that you choose

Natural History Photography – Why? Reason 1

4:30 am Beep, beep, beep. The alarm goes off. I’m comfy & warm, it’s freezing out there but there’s stuff to do before getting on the road. Why do I get up? To take some landscape shots… A few hours later it’s still dark and we’re at our first destination. I’m reckying by torchlight for