Author Archives: Rich Clark

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Friends Clump – Ashdown Forest

Friends Clump on Ashdown Forest was planted in 1973. It is a collection of a few dozen Scott’s Pine within a clearing in Ashdown Forest. 1973 was the Year of the Tree and it was […]

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The Stream – Scafell Pike

After a tough climb up Scafell Pike and a descent that really tested my knees, it was lovely to be able to slow things down and get the camera out. The Stream that runs alongside […]

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Climbing Scafell Pike

Climb Scafell Pike? This was not something we had planned on this brief trip, but after a beer or two at the Wasdale Head Inn we were suddenly considering tackling a mountain! After a brief stint […]

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Trip Guide – Lanzarote

Mixing Work and Play We were only just back from 10 days of work/exploration in the gorgeous Hebrides.  My wife had previously made it clear that she needed a holiday in the sunshine too. To be specific she […]

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Visual Impairment – The Important Lenses

Visual Impairment – The Important Lenses   We take a lot for granted in life. It is not a conscious decision, it is just how we are wired. As a photographer, there were numerous times when […]

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Litter – Keeping Britain Tidy

LitterI’ve lived in a lot of places and I’ve seen a lot of litter. I’ve lived in both cities and I’ve been fortunate enough to live in the countryside and even by the coast. I’ve […]

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What is Landscape Photography?

What is ‘Landscape Photography’?I was asked last week ‘What is Landscape Photography’? It was a simple question with perhaps a simpler answer but to me it is a personal thing , so the answer wasn’t […]

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Coastal Parking – Dorset

Coastal Parking – Dorset   Dorset is a beautiful county. We visit regularly, drawn mainly to the Jurassic Coast. Something that I found increasingly annoying is the greed of some landowners in our coastal locations.  You […]

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ABC Cinema Blues – Tunbridge Wells

Loss I always considered it a shame that Tunbridge Wells was going to lose the ABC Cinema. To be fair, I’d never been but I just prefer the vibe of smaller independent cinemas. They are […]

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Looking but not seeing.

Take your time Occasionally we find ourselves within the landscape looking for inspiration, waiting for that all important creative spark. We can find ourselves ‘looking’ but not really seeing. When this strikes  I’ll focus more on the component […]

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Review – Seido Obex Case

Seido Obex Waterproof Case – For Samsung Galaxy Note 3 With a trip to Lanzarote in mind, I was thinking about what I might do when I wasn’t researching locations or out creating images. I’d […]

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Photographing High Rocks

  Visiting High Rocks I have driven past High Rocks on a number of occasions but oddly I had never ventured in. I’ve had a drink across the road and expected to climb there at some stage until […]