Tag: U.K.

International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition – Award Win

I’m delighted to have won a Finalist Award, in the Beautiful Gardens category of the International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition 9. The award-winning photo was taken in the Italian Garden at Trentham Gardens, Staffordshire, last October. I wanted to photograph early in the morning and was allowed access

Great Chalfield Manor and Gardens - House and Fishpond

Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall, the BBC Two dramatisation of Hilary Mantel’s novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, was a stunning production, with superb acting and an incredibly authentic feel – right down to using low-light cameras so scenes could be illuminated by candlelight only. They also used some of my

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

Trentham Gardens - View across Gardens

Gardens for Photographers – Part One

Professional garden photographer Joe Wainwright writes about five photogenic gardens in Gloucestershire, Cheshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire

Chester for Photographers – Part One

The English city of Chester, located on the border with North Wales, is an incredibly photogenic place. Its black and white architecture; the unique, two tiered shopping galleries called ‘The Rows’; the Norman cathedral and the River Dee with its tree lined promenade, all conspire to attract visitors from across

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