I took this shot on the way up to my first wildcamp of 2012 on Moel Siabod.
I took this shot on the last day of our minimoon. We left the Lake District on Monday due to poor weather and drive into the Yorkshire Dales as it looked brighter.
It was still a wet day, but we did manage to see the Ribbleshead Viaduct, and the three peaks. Finally, we stopped off at Settle for lunch and a quick walk up the river. This wier is at an hydroelectric station and I would have tried a different composition if I could have changed to the Tokina 11-16mm but it was too windy to change lenses outside.
I could also have moved slightly to the left to capture the backgroun chimney whilst not having the dark area on the far right but maybe next time…
Last weekend was spent pottering around the Lake District on our mini-moon, and on Saturday we ventured out over Ullswater on one of the steamers. Just before we boarded, I got this quick shot of Cheryl, probably contemplating how many times I would point out different mountains during the trip. Well the answer was lots ;)
Following a day of programming, I took a quick local drive this afternoon to get a shot for #project52. As I drove up through Donisthorpe, i noticed this view of Moira Furnace.
I quickly parked the car and walked up to the side of the canal. I took 6 exposures and merged using Photomerge and cropped slightly.
As my first #project52 entry, I thought I’d choose one my favourite subjects - waterfalls.
Today, Cheryl and I drove up to the Dark Peak for a walk. Initially, we drove over to Castleton, planning to walk up Cave Dale and over to Mam Tor. However, the strong winds suggested otherwise. Therefore, after a quick stroll, we returned to the car and drove over to Fairholmes.
Parked at the visitor’s centre, we walked up Ladybower west bank up to Howden Dam. The reservoir was absolutely full - lots of water pouring over the dams. Just before Howden dam, we found a few small waterfalls, this being the most photogenic. After following a natural course down the hill, it is channelled through a small tunnel behind this wall into the dam.
I was quite happy with the photo’s taken today - the light varied from flat when the sun disappeared behind the clouds, through to brilliant directional light. A great walk all in all.
Well, here it is - my last photo of #project365 2011. It’s been a great project, useful and I have learnt loads.
This shot was the only shot taken after midnight but in accordance with project365 general rules, wake to sleep are appropriate ends to a day.
After a great evening at Steve’s house, we ventured out into his garden / field and watched the fireworks over Swadlincote and drank pink champagne.
Cheers to all that followed me attempting this challenge, especially Donkeysnaps.
Now, I will be continuing with photography and am currently thinking of a 2012 project, but it won’t be #project365. Blog to follow shortly…
Well, today’s subject could only be one thing - my beautiful bride - in this instance just before we cut the cake and had our first dance. It was a day of photograph but I was firmly on ‘the other end of the lens’. It was a great day - Cheryl and I look forward to our future together and the forthcoming 2012.
Marilyn - my step mom and step sister made our wonderful wedding cake. Much of Wednesday was spent transporting this beautiful but slightly fragile item across several counties to our wedding venue. However, cautious driving meant that even debris on the M42 couldn’t stop the cake getting there in one piece. Oh, and it tastes great!!!