Category Archives: Peak District National Park

Shutlingsloe – Print size and megapixel tutorial

Shutlingsloe, originally uploaded by foto-art. Classic Peak District National Park scenery. I don’t often do this kind of shot, but the light was just right here. The sun was quite low in the sky and so the texture and curves … Continue reading

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WALKERS, originally uploaded by foto-art. Walkers on moorland near the Cat and Fiddle Inn, near Derbyshire, England. This was a spontaneous shot taking shortly after the picture of the posts a few images below. The moorland here is bleak: there … Continue reading

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STEPS, originally uploaded by foto-art. Steps leading to footpath for Three Shire Heads, near Buxton, Derbyshire. What appealed to me about this shot was the almost abstract and symmetrical quality of the steps against the very natural background of the … Continue reading

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MOORLAND POSTS Black and white tutorial

POSTS, originally uploaded by foto-art. Posts on Peak District moorland, near the Cat and Fiddle Inn, near Buxton, Derbyshire. Well we had our first fine weather here in England last week: sharp crisp, frosty days with clear blue skies and … Continue reading

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Dead tree, originally uploaded by foto-art. Dead tree near Buxton in the Peak District National Park. I find that a wide angle lens is indespensible for this sort of shot. This was taken on 35mm film using a 24mm Wide … Continue reading

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Hen Cloud, Peak District National Park, nr, Leek, England, originally uploaded by foto-art. Hen Cloud at the edge of the Roaches near Leek in Staffordshire, on the south edge of the Pennines, in the Peak District National Park, England, U.K.

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