lake-district-national-park-england-mike-cotton-photography May 27

Revisiting my travel photographs: Lake District National Park

Sometimes I like to go back and revisit photographs I have taken. I like to put a fresh set of eyes on a photograph and edit it to my mood that particular day. Does anyone else find their mood influences their editing process?  Here is a short photo essay from 2016 when I twice visited…

Sunlight on the fells: Where to visit in Lake District National Park Oct 25

Tips for exploring Lake District National Park

The haunting allure of the Lake District captures visitors imagination long before they set foot in this beautiful corner of England. The words of William Wordsworth, Arthur Ransome, and Beatrix Potter reverberate throughout the landscape of this protected national park, while artists such as John Ruskin captured the beauty of the land on canvas. The…

Lake District National Park Aug 11

Lake District National Park Photo Essay: Part II

Last week I published part one of my Lake District National Park photo essay, you can revisit it here. This week is the second installment and showcases a sample of the photographs I took while away from my base at Wasdale Head.  

Aug 2

Lake District National Park Photo Essay: Part I

The Lake District National Park is a mountainous region of England. While the mountains do not scale the heights of the Rocky Mountains, they are an impressive sight. This photo essay focuses on the southwest region of the Lake District, an area which is home to Scafell Pike, Great Gable, Kirk Fell and Illgill Head,…

8 Photography YouTube Channels you Should be Watching and Why May 18

8 photography YouTube channels you should be watching and why

I’m a fraud. There I said. I tell people I don’t watch much TV and in that respect, I’m not telling a lie, I’m merely stretching the truth. The truth is I spend a stupendous amount of time watching photography videos on youtube. Here are 8 photography YouTube channels you should be watching and why… Brendan…

best-of-england-landscape-photography May 8

Best of England: Photo Essay

Best of England “It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.” P.D James England, this green and pleasant land, you are, for better or worse, my home. Prior to my winter in the French Alps, last year saw me spend more time exploring my home…