Peak District Photography – Landscapes at Stanage Edge

Millstones at Stanage Edge

This morning I ventured out of the house nice and early to head off to Stanage Edge in the Peak District. A 5am start was in order for the 1 hour 45 minute drive to Derbyshire in order to (hopefully) get a nice sunrise!

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Landscape photography and the art of timing – Kimmeridge…

Sunset at Kimmeridge in Dorset

Setting Sun – Kimmeridge

All of the photographs in this article have the same composition. They’ve all had the same, minimal post processing treatment and none of them have had any computer trickery applied to them – yet they all look completely different. As photographers, these days we have a whole host of information available to us that allows us to find excellent locations (such as flickr), find out which direction the sun will be rising and setting and tell us exactly what time this will be happening (my favourite is the Photographer’s Ephemeris). There’s one thing we can’t dictate though, and that’s the weather conditions you’ll experience when you turn up at your chosen location.

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