London – 1 Day Course

First 1 day group course in London on Sunday with some lovely moody skys. Thanks for those that attended. A walk from Embankment to St Pauls then onto Covent Garden. We have 2 more London courses in the summer. Check out our 1 days here: https://www.fotocourses.co.uk/1_day_1-2-1_Courses/1_day_Courses.html

Sarum Lights Visited

Last night Helen and I visited Salisbury to see the display. Huge projections on the outside and inside of the cathedral set to music. It was a challenge to photograph as the projections were constantly moving so a long time exposure was not possible. Decided to go for a high iso 12800 and a wideContinue reading “Sarum Lights Visited”

Greetings from Route 66.

I found this book in a local charity shop today and can highly recommend it for anyone who has travelled Route 66. The book is £20 to buy from all good bookshops and is a great nostalgic collection full of old photos from places along the route. Here’s what Amazon has to say: “John SteinbeckContinue reading “Greetings from Route 66.”

Ruby’s Inn – Bryce Canyon

In around 4 weeks time we will be arriving at Bryce Canyon on our Las Vegas and the National Parks Tour. We will be spending a night a Ruby’s Inn and visit the Canyon – the park entrance is under a mile from the hotel. Bryce is 2336m above sea level so gets pretty coldContinue reading “Ruby’s Inn – Bryce Canyon”

My Favourite Travel Blog App

I have been using this app for years and think it’s really great as a Travel Blog app. The app is called Find Penguins and is a free app you can use on android, Mac and the web. You can either have it as open to the public or restrict users to family and friendsContinue reading “My Favourite Travel Blog App”

Golden Nugget – Las Vegas

On the last night of our trip in March we will be staying at the Golden Nugget – a luxury hotel in downtown Vegas. Originally built in 1946 it is one of the oldest casinos in the city. It has 2419 rooms, a shark tank and the largest golden nugget in the world. The wholeContinue reading “Golden Nugget – Las Vegas”

Monument Valley

Here are some pictures taken from last years trips to Monument Valley on our photography tours. In a few weeks time we will be staying at the View Hotel and driving the 18 mile circular tour around this special place. We also visit on our Route 66 trip. Monument Valley is not technically on theContinue reading “Monument Valley”

Best Free Views of London

London is a great city for photography. Here are my top 3 best places to get an aerial view of the London skyline. Best of all they are all free. No 3 View of St Paul’s Just across from St Paul’s is the One New Change shopping Mall. Take the lift to the top floorContinue reading “Best Free Views of London”

Sarum Lights

Something for your diary – A sound and light show on the outside and inside of Salisbury Cathedral to celebrate its 800th anniversary. Tickets are £5 with some great photographic possibilities. Check out what their website says: “This awe-inspiring show combines soundscapes and stunning light projections themed around different aspects of the Cathedral’s story locatedContinue reading “Sarum Lights”

Top Places to visit in Las Vegas

When we do our Las Vegas and the National Parks tour in a few weeks we will be spending 2 nights in Las Vegas. The first night on the strip and last night in Fremont. On our first night we will be staying in the Flamingo. I like this as it has slightly older feelContinue reading “Top Places to visit in Las Vegas”