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South West Coastpath

January 12, 2023

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Photographer of the year competition is due to close on 31st January 2023 at midnight. (Personally, I think that it should be called the SWCP Photograph of the year as they are not looking for a portfolio of images, just that one banging shot but hay ho). There is also a prize for the Young […]

It’s here: The Beautiful North Devon 2023 Calendar

October 26, 2022

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At last it’s arrived. The brand new Calendar, featuring stunning new shots of beautiful North Devon, including Lundy Island and Exmoor.   Retro Cover   January. Golden moss at Robbers Bridge.   February. Misty views at Valley of Rocks.   Everyones favourite month to gripe about, August, retains its atmospheric mood..   June. The best […]

When the wind came

February 20, 2022

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Storm Eunice wreaked havoc causing damage and disruption throughout the west country. Here at the beach, there were massive (20 foot plus) waves breaking way off the end of Morte Point and froth, lots of it. The morning started wild and the wind peaked around midday   First light Combesgate   Bins down   Froth […]

Stories behind the Photos

December 3, 2021

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Calendar 2022, the Misty beach shot. I had a twitter comment from a customer about this years Calendar saying it is ….. “super. A slightly different take, (and) not too chocolate boxey.” I really appreciate it when someone likes my work (naturally) but also  it is so satisfying when someone actually ‘gets it’, that is, […]

Beautiful North Devon Calendar 2022

November 18, 2021

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It’s that time of year again. Over the last month I have trawled through all the photos that I’ve taken in the last year and chosen thirteen for the new Calendar. It’s always difficult to envisage what the final product will look like until you actually hold one in your hand. So it was a […]

Woolacombe Village Hall

October 26, 2021

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has got a new roof and to celebrate there has been a series of events recently to get the local community back in the hall. (My memories date back to when the hall was called ‘Hall 70’ (guess when it was built?) and as a visitor from Bristol on a family holiday; we saw Blithe […]

Last of the Summer Sunsets

October 19, 2021

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Summer is hanging on, deep into October and we have enjoyed the mild weather along with sunset after sunset, day after day.. Here’s a few from my recent evening bimblings. Minimalist sunset experiments part 3. After hours Mill Rock Ripples In other news. It’s been a busy autumn but I’ve finally sent the Beautiful North […]

I remember, Septembers in love

September 15, 2021

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It’s been a long old shit wave/ flat spell wait but finally, hurricane Larry delivered the goods; a classic and much fabled September swell. What’s not to love; light winds, sunshine, easy surf and every man and his dog straining at the bit, wound up by Medina and Carissa’s ‘World ChampionsHip” display the day before.. […]

The story behind the photos

December 19, 2020

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In the beautiful North Devon Calendar 2021. This is the twentieth year that I’ve made a calendar, the 2000 version was a single A4 card page and featured a picture of Andy Irons (the famous Hawaiian surfer who came to Cornwall for a contest in 1999). In those days I was a freelance photographer and […]

Beautiful North Devon Calendar 2021

November 17, 2020

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It’s here! After a tedious lead up, mainly due to the current situation, I am pleased to announce that the new calendar has arrived. This years edition has a different feel to it and is perhaps, more atmosphereic that previous calendars. The reason for this is of course due to the first lockdown.  This meant that […]