Category Archives: Steve Walton

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…

UK Landscape Photographer: Wastwater Screes at Sunset

It’s unpredictable because atmospheric conditions and position of the setting sun have to be right.  It rarely happens when you are convinced it will happen and it took several visits to Wasdale to photograph The Screes turning pink before I finally got the image I had been chasing for several years.  Usually, hordes of photographers…