Kangchenjunga – Five Treasures Revealed
Kangchenjunga

Kangchenjunga – Five Treasures Revealed

THE KINGDOM OF NEPAL formally opened its borders to the outside world in 1949, but for political, cultural and economic reasons it continued to restrict access to several important areas including that around Kangchenjunga, the world's third highest mountain. In 1988 the authorities finally conceded to mounting pressure and allowed trekking groups to visit the area. Their decision was significant…

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Ogwen Valley Winter
Ogwen Valley in Winter

Ogwen Valley Winter

I probably spend more time researching images and viewpoints in the studio than I do taking pictures out in the field. That was certainly the case with 'Ogwen Valley Winter'. I certainly believe that planning a shoot well in advance and thoroughly carrying out all the preliminary work leads to a successful outcome when the time comes to fire the…

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Loch Torridon Sunrise
Loch Torridon Sunrise

Loch Torridon Sunrise

My image of Loch Torridon Sunrise epitomises everything that I love about the Scottish Highlands. The landscape has a grandeur that is unrivalled anywhere else in the country, and, in particular, the tall monolithic mountains of Beinn Alligin, Liathach and Beinn Eighe rise up evocatively out of a rich tapestry of moorland and loch forming secretive glens and magnificent corrie…

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Striding Edge Helvellyn
Striding Edge Helvellyn

Striding Edge Helvellyn

The circuit of Striding Edge Helvellyn and Swirral Edge - the ridges that cradle Red Tarn - is probably one of the most popular excursions in all of the English Lake District. It attracts thousands of visitors every year. For many, the crossing of Striding Edge and Swirral Edge - with a visit to the summit of Helvellyn en route…

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