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Chasing Pavements

Location Guide: Whitbarrow, Cumbria

Paul Moon

Paul is a Yorkshire Wolds based landscape photographer who spends his time exploring the hidden dry chalk dales that are a unique feature of the area. His images have been used to publicise the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail.

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It’s a bit of a running gag in the photography community that I get a nose bleed whenever I leave the Yorkshire Wolds. I admit that I’m not the most adventurous landscape photographer in the country and rarely take a trip outside my local area solely for photography. I do however venture into other parts of the country on family holidays.

My camera kit always comes with me but I find that the lack of connection with distant areas makes it difficult for to get me excited. When I arrive at these destinations I do venture out with my camera as a way of soaking up the landscape and keeping my eye in but the results of my holiday snaps are often just record shots of my outings on these trips away.

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This year has been no exception. A trip to North Devon in early June was wonderful. Lovely sunny days on sandy beaches, lots of early morning strolls with my camera and a few images that are reminders of the scenery and weather conditions. 



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