Category Archives: Steve Walton

Oak The Adoration of Trees #3

An old lightning-struck tree in Bradgate Park stands guard on the flank of Tyburn as I made my way down to the village of Newtown Linford yesterday evening.  Tortured by time and what appears to be fire damage, possibly caused by a lightning strike or two, this ancient guardian is now little more than a…

Kinder Downfall Blow-back

The best time to see the Kinder downfall blowback is often in winter.  Icy conditions and gale force winds will guarantee a good workout on Kinder Scout, in fact I prefer winter walking on Kinder.  Somehow it seems more physical, visceral even, due to the fact that dawdling and sitting around taking-in the views isn’t…

Steve Walton Cameracraft Magazine Portfolio

Delighted to receive the latest copy of Camercraft magazine today to find one of my images has been used on the front cover and an 8-page portfolio of my monochrome landscape work inside the magazine!  The accompanying article explains my preference for film photography and Fuji, Hasselblad, Cambo and Leica film cameras.  Cameracraft was launched…

Bolehill Quarry

Oblique side lighting on a late-winter’s sunrise caught my attention as I walked through Bolehill Quarry.  The birches have reclaimed the quarry and add strong graphical shapes to this atmospheric place.  It can become busy here with walkers, climbers and photographers but I was fortunate to have the quarry to myself on this crisp morning…

UK Landscape Photographer: Parkhouse Hill and Chrome Hill, The White Peak

Sometimes our seasons seem very compressed, it’s only seven months since last March when I took this image and we’ve already been plunged back into the depths of winter again! The two distinctive shark fin profiles of Parkhouse Hill and Chrome Hill near Earl Sterndale in the Derbyshire White Peak are quite spectacular in snow…