Author Archives: Michael Hilton

Same As The One Before Only Different

One can visit the same place over and over and get different photographs.  This picture is taken from exactly the same spot as the one before, only on a different day and with a different lens.

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Hell’s Mouth – Not Living Up to It’s Name

This is Hell’s Mouth on the Lleyn Peninsula in North Wales.  Often the scene of dramatic conditions – the wind is usually strong and gusty; but you wouldn’t want to stay around too long.  Recently the weather has been rather … Continue reading

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Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2013

At the end of last month I was very fortunate to be the runner-up in the Professional Photographer of the Year 2013 awards’ Portfolio category.  Of course it would have been even nicer to be first but the competition was … Continue reading

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Media City

There are many photographs of Media City in Salford about – it’s a popular subject – so here’s mine.  When I first got to this spot there was still too much daylight so I was forced to shelter in Cafe … Continue reading

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More Cholmondeley Mud

Today was the 2013 Cholmondeley Tough Mudder Event, the 2nd year it’s run.  Larger than last year and a bit more fenced-off but still some interesting pictures to be made! Obstacles with names like “Arctic Enema” (dumpsters filled with ice … Continue reading

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Fences

This was a chance picture on my way to the beach; it just looked right and I made only one exposure – which was 1/200th of a second so no need for a tripod.

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Moonlight Tide

I hope this picture conveys how it was on the beach after the sun had gone; the waves at high tide sweeping up the beach and over the rocks.

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Stormy Weather

The bad weather and big waves rolling in looked good, but it needed a rare patch of sunlight to lift the picture, and especially to make the spray visible. The next land beyond those breakers is Antarctica.  Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo … Continue reading

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It’s Finally Summer

In this hot and dry climate of ours the sight of some drops of water on a flowering lilly can improve a picture!

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A Classic View – Buachaille Etive Mòr

It’s not the first time someone has taken a photograph at this location; it’s a well-known beauty spot only a few yards from a car park.  But you’d never guess it, I think, as it looks for all the world … Continue reading

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