Snow Photos

Winter Forest Abstract

Most people get excited at the prospect of snow round here, especially photographers as it transforms the landscape and opens up lots of different shots which wouldn’t normally work. We only seem to get one day with a decent covering each year recently so you have to make the most of the opportunity!

It wasn’t exactly a blizzard but we woke up this morning to a light dusting, enough that out in the countryside it had settled well, so I set off at 7:30 to catch first light and spend a couple of hours walking round a local spot near Calverton, Nottingham where there’s an area of woodland and the old colliery spoil heap to get some views from.

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Amateur Photographer Christmas Cover Competition

A while back I entered a couple of photos into the Amateur Photographer magazine competition to be on the cover of the Christmas edition.

The magazine came out this week and I didn’t make the cover, but from over 500 entries I made the shortlist of 20 runners up alongside some stunning photos of winter scenes including a few from some very talented photographers I know from Twitter.

My photo is shown in the magazine in a small mockup alongside the other shortlisted shots and you can also read the article online here.

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