Phil's photos


  • Canal in Winter.

    The Leeds-Liverpool canal in Brierfield, Lancashire, photographed a couple of weeks before last Christmas when most of the canal was frozen. Photographed with a Sony RX100 compact camera and processed with Nikon Capture NX2 software.

  • Fences & footsteps HFF.

    One from my archives resurrected for HFF....photographed in Winter / late Spring a few years ago. Photographed with a Nikon D90 camera and processed with Nikon Capture NX2.

  • Solar power (view on Black).

    Banks of Solar storage batteries inside the old mill (which is now a museum) at Hardcastle Crags in West Yorkshire, England. Photographed with a Nikon D300s camera and AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens. Processed with Nikon Capture NX2 and Pic…


  • Sunday driving.

    A quick snapshot taken while we were stuck in slow-moving Sunday traffic on the way home from Hardcastle Crags. Apart from a couple of reflections on the windscreen, the result was better than I had expected considering it was taken without the use of fla…

  • Wooden owl.

    A wooden sculpture of an owl in the woods at Hardcastle Crags (near Hebden Bridge), West Yorkshire, England. Photographed with a Nikon D300s camera and AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens. Processed with Nikon Capture NX2.

  • Hardcastle Crags.

    The old mill (now a museum & cafe) at Hardcastle Crags near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire, England. Photographed with a Nikon D300s camera and AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens. Processed with Nikon Capture NX2.


  • Lesser Black-Backed Gull.

    The lesser black-backed gull was described by Linnaeus in his 18th-century work, Systema Naturae and it still bears its original name of Larus fuscus. The scientific name is from Latin. Larus appears to have referred to a gull or other large seabird and f…

  • Boat yard HFF.

    The boat yard at Lake Burwain Sailing Club in Foulridge, North-West England. Photographed with a Panasonic TZ10 compact camera and processed with Nikon Capture NX2.

  • Ball Grove nature trail (2).

    One of the ponds along the Nature Trail near Ball Grove park in Colne, North-West England. In Spring this area is full of young frogs and Dragonflies (both of which breed here) and various breeds of birds. The Bull-rushes provide a hidden nesting site for…


  • New road (View on Black).

    Another view of the local road improvements....the large vehicle on the left is planing the old road surface smooth before others arrive to lay the new surface. Photographed with a Sony RX100 compact camera and processed with Nikon Capture NX2 software.

  • Slight exaggeration?

    One of the many vehicles currently involved in the re-surfacing of a local road. All roads may indeed "lead to Rome" but I'm not sure I believe the rest of the claim !! Photographed with a Sony RX100 compact camera and processed with Nikon capture NX2.

  • Winter sun, Sharjah.

    For the "Archive Airings" group. Theme "Relax". This is a digital copy of an old photograph of myself which was taken many years ago so the resolution is not too good. The original photograph was taken with a Russian Zorki 4 film camera and later copied…


  • Magpie (Pica pica).

    The Eurasian Magpie, European Magpie, or Common Magpie (Pica pica) is a resident breeding bird throughout Europe, much of Asia and northwest Africa. It is one of several birds in the crow family named as magpies and belongs to the Holarctic radiation of "…

  • Woodstock generation.

    For the Archive Airings group. "Rainbow colours". A CD cover photographed with a Sony RX100 camera and processed with Nikon Capture NX2.

  • "Happy Rose" phalaenopsis orchid.

    One of the easiest orchids to grow, Phalaenopsis (a.k.a. "Moth Orchid") is a small compact plant which has no "resting period" so it will often stay in flower all year round. Photographed with a Sony RX100 compact camera and processed with NIkon Capture N…


  • Ball Grove park & river.

    A view of Colne Water, a small river which runs through Ball Grove park and along the nature trail near the town of Colne in Lancashire, North-West England. Photographed with a Sony RX100 compact camera and processed with Nikon Capture NX2.

  • Mother & child.

    The Emden Goose is a breed of domestic goose. The origins of this breed are thought to be from the North Sea region in the Netherlands and Germany. The author Lewis Wright wrote around 1900 that he was of the opinion that they originated from the town of…

  • Cricket.

    Cricket is one of many games that involve hitting a ball with a hand-held implement; others are baseball, golf, hockey, tennis, squash, and table tennis. In cricket's case, a key difference is the existence of a solid target structure, the wicket that the…


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