Magpie Mine, Peak District

Exploring Magpie Mine Magpie Mine in the Peak District is a disused lead mine, one of five on the site which is enclosed by a stone wall. The other four shafts are known as Great Red Soil, Horsesteps, Maypit and Dirty Red Soil. Magpie Mine was opened in 1740 and closed in 1958. It was…

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Orkney Islands Photography Workshops

Orkney Islands landscape & seascape photography workshop with Steve Walton FMPA FBIPP 16th-18th November 2021 I am delighted to offer our Orkney Islands photography workshops on 16th-18th November 2021 .  Workshop itinerary Our Orkney Islands photography workshop is limited to six attendees.  You will be picked up and dropped-off each workshop day at our meeting…

Tindholmur

The shark-fin outline of Tindholmur is instantly recognisable to anyone who has visited the Faroe Islands. It’s an impressive islet that rises straight out of Sørvágsfjørður and if you’re lucky enough to have a window seat on the right side of the aircraft as you approach Vagar Airport, the saw-tooth ridge passes so closely beneath…

Tenba BYOB 10 Review

If you’re a photographer, you need a camera bag! Ask That Question on any photography forum and you can guarantee it will be a lengthy thread with all the potential required for a flame war. Photographers are very loyal to their choice brand of camera bag and it often seems that the more expensive the…

Roughting Linn Waterfall

Roughting Linn waterfall Roughting Linn waterfall is a beautiful location in Northumberland, set in a secluded natural grotto below the bridge on the lane to Roughting Linn Farm.  It’s a magical location and a favourite with visiting photographers, but if you’re lucky you’ll have it entirely to yourself, immersed  in the contemplative, quiet solitude that…

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