Tag: North Wales

Residential Photography Course

I’m delighted to be working with the very talented photographer and trainer Jane Burkinshaw, on a new residential photographic training course, taking place in North Wales later this autumn. Called ‘Get creative with your camera – How to unlock the potential of your D-SLR’, the three day, two night course

Portmeirion

First published in my original blog October 2012 In many ways the village of Portmeirion couldn’t be more Welsh. It’s located in the ancient county of Gwynedd, in the village and community of Penrhyndeudraeth, and on the estuary of the River Dwyryd. Yet when you enter Portmeirion you are transported

Valle Crucis Abbey and Plas Newydd, North Wales

First Published on my previous blog – October 2013 Thursday last week was a beautiful, still autumn day, with a blue sky and gentle breeze, so I decided to make my way through pretty country lanes to Llangollen, North Wales. Here are two very different heritage attractions I had last

Beaumaris Castle

Castles

Living in North East Wales, I’m within easy travelling distance of some of the most beautiful, imposing and forbidding castles in the UK. Years of conquest by Norman and Angevin kings left fortresses strategically placed across Wales to maintain their control. Other castles were built by Welsh princes as bases

Arley Hall - September Border and Bench

Gardens for Photographers – Part Two

Professional garden photographer Joe Wainwright writes about three photogenic gardens in Cheshire and North Wales

Chirk Castle - Castle, Nymph and Yews

Stately Homes for Photographers – Part One

First published on my original blog – October 2013 This is the first in a series of posts featuring stately homes that, I think, offer great potential for photographers. Here I feature just three of my favourites, Chatsworth House, Chirk Castle and Lyme Park. I will provide details of even

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