Autumn visits us for a short time before a Winter storm blows away the leaves. 2014 was a fantastic Autumn much drier and warmer than usual that resulted in some wonderful Autumn colour but the winter storms and flooding of 2015 were not to be sadly to fortold.
Balancing Rock North Yorkshire Moors, photographed at Brimham.
Balancing Rock’s and Monoliths at Brimham Rocks. Photographed in early afternoon the sun reveals the patterns of erosion that illustrate the whole of the landscape.
Winter is a great time for star watching, braved the cold complete with woolly hat and gloves and camera waiting for the last light of sunset to fade waiting for the stars to come…..
Astrophotography for those living in Manchester/Lancashire/West Yorkshire is only for the determined…..I will alway be at the admire zone (fine by me)
If you are determined then you are not alone…..I would like you to visit http://www.deep-sky.co.uk David Ratledge’s website I was lucky enough to be able to see a lecture by David and I was amazed at his skill and his humour
Reflecting back on the North of England’s Cotton production. One of the last jobs for this mill was as a suit manufacturer in the 1970’s through until the 1980’s when all production stopped…!
When you see photographs of Cotton Manufacturing in the North of England you either see historic images of how things were or the contrast of urban dereliction on one of the Urbexing websites with dust forming on Britain’s forgotten and lost History. This is the closest I could get to how life may have looked for that particular cloth manufacturer who had hung up this personal mirror maybe to check how there hair looks or may they checked the view over there shoulder?
We visited a local collection of old steam engines and was pretty impressed how well they were being so well looked after. This one caught by eye, each glass cylinder held oil that seemed to be lubricating the different moving parts of the engine, I thought it would make a great colour pop!
This photograph is a blend of a colour version and a Black and White photograph that I have allowed some of the colour to show through using photoshop layer masks.
If anyone knows anymore about this steam engine would love to be better educated on what it all does.
A nice Collection of old (Working) Steam Engines being carefully preserved at the Bradford Industrial Museum, all working parts needs greasing!!
Simple Photography “still life” study that has been converted to Black and White, all the detail is in the texture of the worn tools.