Southend Fireworks – The sequel

Last weekend I had a go at photographing the fireworks on Southend seafront.  It was fun and spurred me to try again and improve from the lessons learned.  You can read about that experience here. So I head down again this evening and had another go. The weather was much better this evening - dry and …

Southend Fireworks

A quick trip out tonight to have a go at photographing fireworks.  Southend Council put on a free firework display on the seafront every Saturday night through November (at least) so there is plenty of opportunity.  It was dry - if cold - when I went but turned out to be very windy on the …

Maldon Prom parkrun

Yesterday morning I took a short drive from Southend to Maldon to attend Maldon Prom parkrun.  Not to run but to take some photos.  Regular readers will know that I like to photograph local running events partly as I like photography and partly as my knackered old legs aren't up to running anymore.I have photographed …

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Whilst holidaying near Harrogate last week we spent the day at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park near Wakefield in South Yorkshire.  It was a brilliant day out enjoyed by all the family and it justifiably deserves the 2014 Museum of the Year award that it collected recently.  Needless to say it is a photographers paradise and …

HDR at Ladybower

Overnight stop in Sheffield today. Took the opportunity of some evening sightseeing and exercise in the nearby great outdoors. Drove up to Ladybower Reservoir and started a run around the lake. Was still suffering rather from yesterdays 10 miler so ended up walking most of the 6 mile loop. The area is stunning and walking …