Category: Yorkshire Dales

May 7, 2013 / / Bradford

Bah T’at Most people go Bah T’at on Ilkley Moor, subject of this Yorkshire Photo Locations post, these days – except the climbers in their helmets. The Cow and Calf is an outcrop of rock on Ilkley Moor, the Cow being a large rock, the calf being an boulder which stands a few feet away from the Cow. I guess that’s the reason for the name! Photographic potential? Well the main things are… Wonderful vista over Wharfdale Intricate rock carvings from upto 150 years ago People shots The rocks are pretty…

May 7, 2013 / / Composition

Wensleydale’s Easy Access Waterfall Looking for an easy to shoot Yorkshire Photo Location? You can park and look at this waterfall from the car… it’s that easy to see! A real gem of a waterfall, like another great Yorkshire Photo Location, High Force, it cascades over a large fault in the rock. It creates this lovely surrounding which is an ideal accompaniment to the cascading water. Look under the bridge There’s also a very pretty waterfall under the foot bridge, this is rarely accessible unless you’ve got wellies on – though when…

May 7, 2013 / / Landscapes

The Best of the Lot? Well A.Wainwright of Lakeland fame thought Swaldale to be the best, and I’m inclined to agree. It’s a narrow, steep sided valley with over 1000 barns, the lovely Ure flowing in the valley bottom and many amazing vista points if you get off the main road and venture higher. The shots in this blog were all taken on 5th May 2013 and show you Swaledale taken with a 70-200 mm lens, far different to the more usual ultra-wide lenses. Long Lens for Sunny Days With…

April 19, 2011 / / Blog

Such a HUGE National Park, where do you begin? Yorkshire is a huge county and is full of amazing photography locations. It has 300 feet tall coastal cliffs and craggy inland limestone edges, long stone walls and burbling waterfalls. It really is a dream for photographers of all kinds, but where do you start?  To help find the best places, and show you our favourite view points, we regularly run workshops in the Yorkshire Dales and the Yorkshire Coast, for more details of our days out in the dales, pop…