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Amateur photographer based in the North of England. Features photos and information on the subjects pictured.
Willow Hall Dam Autumnal Artwork
2023-05-06 15:24
This original artwork created by me is based on a picture I took in March 2018 around Willow Hall Dam, Sowerby Bridge. The day had seen a number of snow showers but i'd still gone up to the… Read More
Sowerby Bridge Randoms
2023-05-01 15:26
 Sowerby Bridge is a market town in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. Originally a crossing point over the River Calder the town grew fast during the industrial revolution on its proximity to… Read More
Canal Bridges
2023-03-11 10:06
 Canal Bridges is a set of 20 pictures I took that shows a variety of Canal Bridges taken at various locations and on differing canals in the UK and Italy. They can also be seen on Clic… Read More
Venice, Italy 20 October 2018 Set 1
2023-01-08 13:47
 In October - November 2018 I got the chance to visit Venice, Italy. During the trip I took hundreds of pictures and a number were of random places of sites which I can't remember where… Read More
Lumbuts Mill Artwork
2023-01-07 19:29
 Lumbutts Mill Water Tower. This Artwork created by is based on a picture I took. I gave the picture a sunset colour scheme as a nod to the areas links with the 1838 Mankinholes Riots t… Read More
Hardcastle Crags, September 2016 Set 3.
2023-01-07 14:54
 Hardcastle Crags is a popular beauty spot to the north of Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Currently attracting over 100 thousand visitors per year, the crags reached it's most popular d… Read More
Puerto De San Miguel, Ibiza
2023-01-02 11:40
 Puerto de San Miguel is a small resort on the northern coast of Ibiza. Originally growing up around the fishing industry, the village became a tourist destination with it's quiet famil… Read More
Hardcastle Crags, September 2016 Set 2
2022-12-30 13:41
 Hardcastle Crags is a popular beauty spot to the north of Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Currently attracting over 100 thousand visitors per year, the crags reached it's most popular d… Read More
Boxing Day Randoms.
2022-12-06 17:42
 A set here I took using a Samsung Galaxy Tablet on Boxing Day 2013, whilst out for a walk blowing away the Christmas Day cobwebs. Not much to add only they were taken in the Sowerby Br… Read More
Dean Head Church, Scammonden
2022-12-04 09:29
 Dean Head Church or by it's proper name St Bartholomew's Church opened in 1865 occupying a spot then overlooking the Dean Head Clough Valley and since 1969 overlooking Scammonden Reser… Read More
Castleton Moor Railway Station
2022-12-03 16:00
Castleton Moor Railway Station is a stop on the Esk Valley Line connecting Middlesborough with Whitby in North Yorkshire. Opened on the 1st April 1861 as Castleton Railway Station the statio… Read More
Scammonden Motorway At Dusk.
2022-11-13 17:25
 Just a single shot picture for this post taken on the 4th August 2018 using a Nikon d3300 SLR.Taken from Scammonden Bridge looking eastwards towards the reservoir - Leeds bound motorwa… Read More
Halifax Bus Station
2022-11-13 14:54
 The first Bus Station to be opened in Halifax was to be found at Ward's End opposite the Victoria Theatre, opened in the 1940's it was nothing like a modern designed bus station offeri… Read More
Copley Viaducts, December 2018
2022-11-12 09:44
 Copley is a small village to the south of Halifax, West Yorkshire widely known for the 2 railway viaducts that cross the valley to the west of the village, there is actually 3 railway… Read More
Halifax Bank Offices
2022-10-30 10:58
These pictures were taken in June 2014 using a Polaroid is2132 bridge camera, they show the head office of the Halifax Bank on Trinity Road and it's predecessor on Commercial Street.Until 20… Read More
Saint John In The Wilderness, January 2015
2022-10-29 12:36
The Church of Saint John in the Wilderness has served the community of Cragg Vale since 1817. The church is also known as Cragg Church and Marshaw Bridge Church and sits across Cragg Brook f… Read More
Ponders End Lock, February 2015
2022-10-16 14:57
 A small set of pictures taken whilst on my lunch. I'd been to the nearby flour mill and whilst passing my lunch break by took these pictures of Ponders End Lock on the River Lee Naviga… Read More
Mytholmroyd Railway Station October 2013
2022-10-12 11:35
 Mytholmroyd Railway Station was opened in May 1847 by the Manchester & Leeds Railway with temporary platforms and buildings, several years after the railway was completed through t… Read More
Sowerby Bridge, Boxing Day Floods 2015
2022-10-08 09:31
 The following pictures which I recently rediscovered were taken of high water levels around Sowerby Bridge during the Boxing Day 2015 flooding that devastated the Calder Valley. This w… Read More
A Few Coastal Pictures, Portinatx, Ibiza.
2022-10-02 10:02
 Taken in July 2014 whilst holidaying in Portinatx, Ibiza, these pictures were taken along the coastline to the west of the main town. Portinatx is a small town away from the Ibiza club… Read More
Stocks Lane Horse Trough October 2013.
2022-09-19 09:07
 The stone trough at the bottom of Stocks Lane, Luddenden was overgrown and largely forgotten about when I pictured it in October 2013. Trough's were spread around many villages, towns… Read More
Our Lady Of The Sacred Heart, Lealholm.
2022-09-18 08:59
 Our Lady of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic church serving the rural community of Lealholm, North Yorkshire. The foundation stone was laid by Bishop Shine in September 1931 after the lo… Read More
Berry Lane Coal Drops, Halifax
2022-09-17 07:59
 Added to the Victorian Society's top 10 at risk buildings in 2021 the Berry Lane Coal drops have stood overgrown, abandoned and largely forgotten about for several decades. Despite thi… Read More
Denton Railway Station
2022-09-10 09:13
 Denton Railway Station is a frequent inclusion in the top 10 least used stations in the United Kingdom having seen an average of just 1 passenger a month use the station during the las… Read More
Rialto Bridge, Venice October 2018
2022-09-09 08:22
The Rialto Bridge is the oldest crossing of the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. One of 4 crossing points the bridge connects the districts of San Marco and San Polo. The current bridge made of… Read More
Dean Clough Complex, Halifax May 2015
2022-09-07 16:18
 Dean Clough once the world's largest carpet mill is a mixed use development in Halifax, West Yorkshire. The majority of the buildings that make up the complex are Victorian having been… Read More
Cottingley Railway Station
2022-09-03 10:30
 Cottingley Railway Station is a 2 platform stop approx. 3 miles south west of Leeds, West Yorkshire, built to serve the communities of Churwell and Cottingley. Opened by West Yorkshire… Read More
Lealholm Post Office And Service Station
2022-08-29 14:08
Taken whilst exploring a section of the Esk Valley Railway, I'd just been to look at Lealholm Railway Station and walking back to the village centre I passed the post office and service stat… Read More
All Saints Church, Salterhebble
2022-08-21 07:44
 All Saints Church is an Anglican place of worship in the Salterhebble area of Halifax, West Yorkshire and has the Parish of All Saints named after it. The foundation stone was laid on… Read More
Early Morning At Baitings Dam
2022-08-20 14:03
Baitings Dam is a reservoir built to supply Wakefield with fresh water, completed in 1956 it is the higher of the 2 dams that block the flow of the River Ryburn here, the lower being Ryburn… Read More
Burnley Barracks Railway Station
2022-08-20 08:02
 Burnley Barracks is a railway station on the East Lancashire Line. It is a request stop and offers a card only ticket machine and basic shelter as its only facilities. It has step free… Read More
Sunrise At Baitings Dam (Single Shot)
2022-08-19 16:22
Baitings Dam has featured in our local newspapers quite regularly during the recent hot weather, due to how low the water level has dropped. Reading some of them online, they have claimed th… Read More
Jameos Del Agua, Lanzarote.
2022-08-18 08:13
 Jameos del Agua is a set of pictures I took in July 2013. This trip to Lanzarote was the first time i'd ever taken any sort of interest in photography as a hobby and that was due to ha… Read More
Statue Of Edward Akroyd
2022-08-14 13:08
 The statue of Edward Akroyd was a set of pictures I took using a Samsung Galaxy Tablet on the 15th February 2014. There are a total of 6 pictures which can be seen below or on Clickasn… Read More
The British Museum, May 2019
2022-08-13 13:16
The British Museum is dedicated to human history art and culture and sighted in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom. It was the first public museum in the world opening in 1759 aft… Read More
Dewsbury Railway Station
2022-08-13 09:23
 Dewsbury Railway Station is a station approx 9 miles south west of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England. The station provides trains with links to Leeds, Huddersfield, Manchester, York, Hu… Read More
Beggar's Bridge
2022-08-07 14:54
 Beggars Bridge is a Grade II listed sandstone single arched bridge spanning about 48 feet across the River Esk, near Glaisdale Village, North Yorkshire. The bridge is thought to have b… Read More
Old School English Football Grounds.
2022-08-06 14:10
 I recently completed an artwork of Griffin Park former home ground of Brentford FC based on some drone pictures I took around the stadium for someone as a gift for a family member and… Read More
Watermill At Ixworth
2022-07-27 18:34
 The watermill at Ixworth is an original digital artwork created by me based on an early 20th century black and white postcard. It shows a typical English rural scene of of a water powe… Read More
Ermita De Los Delores.
2022-07-17 08:53
 Ermita de Los Delores is an 18th Century church in the village of Mancha Blanca on the Island of Lanzarote. The stunning little church was part of a tour of the island I took and has a… Read More
A Snicket In Halifax 2022
2022-07-10 16:19
 A Snicket in Halifax is a well known photo taken by Bill Brandt, a German born English photographer in 1937. The original picture which can be widely seen online shows a short cobbled… Read More
Allan Park Art.
2022-07-09 10:01
 Recently updating a set of images I posted in November 2016 of Allan Park, I found a set of 3 artworks I created of the park featuring the bowling green, a set of steps inside the park… Read More
Walkley Clog Mill, November 2013.
2022-07-02 07:00
The following is taken from my previous blog post on the mill.Built in 1851 Canal Wharf Saw Mills occupies a prime position alongside the A646 Burnley Road, Rochdale Canal, and River Calder… Read More
St Mary's Church, Whitby Updated.
2022-06-26 09:45
Reached by climbing 199 steps and overlooking the harbour and town of Whitby, North Yorkshire, the Church of St Mary is a Grade I listed Anglican Parish Church. Founded on it's current site… Read More
Hotel Club Sirocco.
2022-06-25 13:40
 This is not a review, just a small selection of pictures I took around the Hotel Club Sirocco, Costa Teguise in July-August 2013. These have sat on my hard drive for 9 years and I wasn… Read More
Saltburn-by-the-sea Art
2022-06-18 13:11
 Saltburn-by-the-sea art is a set of 7 art works by me of various scenes in the area around Saltburn Pier. They are based on original photo's by me or public domain postcards. The full… Read More
Luddenden Village In Art Images
2022-06-12 09:17
 Luddenden Village art is a collection of 18 images created by me based on photographs I took around the village in November 2013. They can be seen in the YouTube slideshow or below and… Read More
Artworks Of Calderdale
2022-06-05 08:20
 Artworks of Calderdale if a YouTube slideshow of over 50 drawings, sketchers and art images based on photographs by me and some historical images of photo's and postcards by others. Ma… Read More
Old Lane Mill
2022-06-04 06:49
 Built in 1825, Old Lane Mill is the oldest surviving multi-storey, steam-powered textile mill in Halifax and is thought to be amongst the oldest in the United Kingdom. The mill was bui… Read More
Zeebrugge Sunrise
2022-06-02 14:49
Zeebrugge Sunrise is a set of 8 pictures taken whilst on approach to the port of Zeebrugge, Belgium. I was on a ferry crossing from Hull whilst on my way to Bruges and too the opportunity to… Read More
Griffin Park, Brentford.
2022-05-29 08:10
Not a set of football pics but a set of art works created by me of the former Griffin Park Football Stadium, Home of Brentford Football Club until 2020. Griffin Park opened on the 1st S… Read More
Crossley Heath School Building 01-01-2019
2022-05-21 11:40
Taken whilst out for a New Years Day stroll these images of Crossley Heath School show a Victorian Architectural gem on the edge of Saville Park Moor.Built at a cost of £65000, the Cro… Read More
Ruins Of Staups Mill, Blackshawhead
2022-05-14 11:08
 Built as a cotton mill in the mid to late 18th century, Staups Mill was originally known as Starling Mill and built alongside the then Blackshawhead Clough which was used to power it… Read More
Eastwood Railway Station Remains
2022-05-07 11:26
Eastwood Railway Station opened on the 1st January 1841 to serve the village of Eastwood between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden, West Yorkshire. The station used to have a signal box, level cro… Read More
Middlesborough Transporter Bridge
2022-05-06 11:10
The Tees Transporter Bridge by it's given name is the longest remaining transporter bridge in the world, currently closed and in need of repairs the bridge seems to have a somewhat uncertain… Read More
Hollywood Male Glamour Style Art
2022-04-24 15:41
 Hollywood Male Glamour Style art is my latest upload to YouTube featuring 20 original artworks by me, based on previously released photographs of male movie stars.The artworks featured… Read More
Hollywood Glamour Girls
2022-04-24 07:52
Hollywood Glamour is a recent upload of mine to YouTube featuring 21 Glamour Pin Up style images that I created. They are all based on public domain black and white images that I coloured an… Read More
Church Bank, Sowerby Bridge
2022-04-18 11:21
 Church Bank is a cobbled road that was once one of the main routes down the hillside connecting with Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge. Now a hidden away pedestrian route with access from W… Read More
Marsden Railway Station 25 July 2020
2022-04-15 11:47
Marsden Railway Station is a village stop on the Huddersfield - Manchester line to the east of the Standedge Tunnels. It is the last stop in West Yorkshire and is served by 3 platforms, plat… Read More
All Souls Church, New Clickasnap Uploads
2022-04-10 12:03
All Souls Church, Haley Hill, Halifax is a redundant Anglican place of worship now under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Paid for and commissioned by local social reformer and i… Read More
Brighton Piers In Art Sketches
2022-04-09 10:30
 West PierThe West Pier is a derelict pier off the coast of Brighton which closed to the public in 1975. Opened on the 6th October 1866, the West Pier was the 2nd in Brighton following… Read More
Rochdale Canal Artworks.
2022-04-09 09:57
These 3 artworks show scenes on the Rochdale Canal near Warland and Summit between Todmorden and Littleborough, they are based on earlier photo's I took along this stretch in May 2015. They… Read More
A London City Scene Artwork
2022-03-26 14:29
Another short post this time featuring, a London City Scene is an artwork by me that shows the River Thames, The Shard nearing the end of its construction, HMS Belfast, London Bridge and Lon… Read More
Churn Milk Joan Artwork
2022-03-26 13:40
 I previously posted the picture Churn Milk Joan in April 2021 and provided the following information alongside it,Churn Milk Joan is a standing stone upon Midgley Moor overlooking the… Read More
Ancient Egyptian Gods
2022-03-21 17:03
Ancient Egyptian Gods is a recent upload of mine on YouTube featuring 25 cigarette cards released in 1924 by Henly & Watkins LTD of London as part of their Egyptian branded cigarettes. E… Read More
The Piece Hall, Halifax, December 2013.
2022-03-19 11:30
The Piece Hall in Halifax is the last remaining cloth hall in the United Kingdom, built as a place for trading pieces of cloth the hall has seen many changes during it's long history, includ… Read More
Above The Pyrenees
2022-03-06 09:56
 Above the Pyrenees is a set of 5 pictures taken in July 2014 whilst on a flight. The Pyrenees are a mountain range that straddle the border between France and Spain, the Principality o… Read More
Starfish Bunker Remains, Sowerby
2022-02-26 14:02
 During the Blitz, British cities were taking a heavy bombardment and November 1940 Coventry was almost completely destroyed which led to the involvement of engineer and retired Air Min… Read More
ABC Of Sports Trading Cards (1927)
2022-02-20 10:27
 Ogden's A.B.C of sport is a set of trading cards released in 1927, the set featured 25 cards with the letters X and Z combined in to 1 card to complete the set. The cards feature a num… Read More
Gas Works Bridge 30 July 2017
2022-02-19 10:30
 Gas Works Bridge is a Grade II listed structure that carries the Gas Works Road across the River Calder at Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire. Built in 1816 by Aydon and Elwell, iron found… Read More
Copley Valley, During Redevelopment
2022-02-13 16:47
 Copley Valley is an area of Calderdale to the east of Sowerby Bridge, redeveloped in the early 2010's as industrial, housing and nature reserve.Prior to the development the area was mo… Read More
Pictures From Above
2022-02-13 11:24
This set of 4 pictures was taken in August 2013 whilst flying somewhere high above France as the evening was turning to night. There are only 4 and they were taken using a Samsung Galaxy Tab… Read More
Berkswell Railway Station
2022-02-12 09:40
 Berkswell Railway Station is a 2 platform stop on the West Coast Mainline serving the villages of Berkswell and Balsall Common near Coventry, West Midlands.The London and Birmingham Ra… Read More

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