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Landscapes, Photography
Morning mist surrounding Widecombe in the Moor Church

My favourite Dartmoor Sunrise yet.

I do love it when a plan comes together. The forecast for this morning was a foggy one. After spending the night camped out in sub zero temperatures on Tuesday…

Photography
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From the source – Venford Brook Microadventure

Thursday night saw me packing a bag for the third Dartmoor trip this week. That's a pretty good week by any standards. Sat at my desk the following morning, I…

Photography
The Milky Way seen in Devon at Soar, South Hams

Can you see the Milky Way in Devon?

Exmoor is a great place to see the Milky Way in Devon. It is a listed Dark Sky however it is possible to see it in other places around Devon…

Article, Hardware, Link, Photography
Using Sleeklens Lightroom Presets

Lightroom presets for Landscape Photography

In moderation, Lightroom preset packs like those available from Sleeklens are a great addition to a photographer's workflow. Lightroom presets can speed up the 'editing' time for photographers and ensure…

Article, Photography
Sunset over the Teign Estuary in Devon

Six weeks in the making [perseverance]

A lesson in perseverance. Landscape photography never comes easy and as photographers we are often met with disappointment. The photo above has taken me six weeks to capture. Why patience is…

Photography, Tutorial
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Faded Vintage Photography Preset in Lightroom

I've spent the past few hours perfecting a new preset for the Matte Fade Vintage Photography look. Below is a run through of how I made it. How do I…

Photography, Wild Camping on Dartmoor
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Steeperton Microadventure Wild Camp

Many years ago I read a blog written by Alastair Humphreys on microadventures. [Edit, everyone should read his book on Microadventures] He was partly responsible for me returning to the…

Photography, Wild Camping on Dartmoor
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Wild camping on Sheeps Tor, Dartmoor

This weekend I met up with some more people from the Facebook Group, Dartmoor & Exmoor Wild Campers on Sheeps Tor. It was a great weekend meeting new people and…

Photography, SW Coast Path
View looking back down to the Old Cottage at Blackpool Mill

Exploring Hartland in North Devon

With it being a bank holiday and all, my wife and I decided to go exploring around Hartland in North Devon. I have always loved the north coast. I grew…

Photography, Wild Camping on Dartmoor
A pretty waterfall on Dartmoor with good access

Hartor wild camp and Shavercombe Waterfall

This wild camp, that features Shavercombe Waterfall, is a great one to do quickly. It doesn't involve lots of walking but offers a comfortable nights sleep on the moor. If,…

Photography
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Chasing Light. Photographing sunrise in Devon

Photographing sunrise is never easy. After a tough few weeks, I made a special effort to get going up early and make use of the low tide and sunrise angle.…