Author Archives: Michael Hilton

Summer Solstice

The weather was a bit too cloudy around sunset on the solstice but it did clear just long enough for the moon to make a hazy appearance next to Beeston Castle in Cheshire.  Peckforton Castle also makes an appearance in … Continue reading

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Ploumanac’h – More Boulders Than One Can Cope With

This is late evening at Ploumanac’h on the coast of Brittany.  It has more interesting and colourful boulders than anywhere I’ve seen.  In fact there are so many that it can be difficult too get yourself to anywhere off the official … Continue reading

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Bad Weather

I keep reading that bad weather makes great pictures; it’s true up to a point but the scene above looked very boring until the sun struggled out and lit up the rainstorm.  It only lasted for a minute so it’s … Continue reading

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Allotments

This is the result of a quick wander around out local allotments, which like many others are under threat by developers. I’d rather enjoy this than see more tarmac and bricks.

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180 Degrees

A post-sunset picture taken on an iPhone – it looks quite nice and it was easy to make this 180 degree panorama; but it is oh so very grainy.

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The Stately Mud of England

Yes, it’s time for more Tough Mudder pictures; mud does not get any tougher, or thicker, than this.  The stately home of the 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley plays host to the mud-loving citizens of North West England and North Wales. … Continue reading

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The WordPress White Screen of Death

There haven’t been any updates for a while as I’ve been suffering from the WordPress white screen of death.  It’s taken a while to fix it but now I can write posts again!

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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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