The best locations for photographing Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol

Bristol Balloon Fiesta Clifton Suspension Bridge flyby

If you’re looking for a guide to the best locations for photographing Clifton Suspension Bridge, you’ve come to the right place… Clifton Suspension Bridge is Bristol’s most photographed landmark. Completed in 1864, it was the creation of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It is a spectacular marvel of engineering – straddling the Avon Gorge with its’ steep …

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The Clifton Suspension Bridge Summer Solstice alignment

Summer Solstice Clifton Suspension Bridge alignment

Completed in 1864, Bristol’s most photographed landmark Clifton Suspension Bridge was the creation of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It is a spectacular marvel of engineering – straddling the Avon Gorge, with its’ steep sides, which cut through Bristol. It is an iconic sight – and something which greets any visitor to the city arriving from that …

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A guide to photographing mist and fog

Misty rays of light

A day doesn’t go by when I am not scouring weather forecast apps checking to see if there is any hint of mist or fog on the horizon. Why though? Why do we landscape photographers love the fluffy stuff so much? What makes mist so special for photography? Misty photography I love the way mist …

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Over 50 of the best photography locations around Somerset

Glastonbury Tor misty rays of light

Introduction Are you looking for landscape photography locations around Somerset? Here is my comprehensive list of the best spots for photos in Somerset. I’m going to keep adding to this and if I’ve missed any, please let me know in the comments at the bottom. Somerset is a large county in the South West of …

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Where are the best bluebell locations near Bristol?

Bluebells in a Somerset wood

We’re edging closer to Spring. Which means one thing for landscape photographers – there is a large blue (maybe purplish?) haze teetering ever closer on the horizon… Yes – the bluebells are coming, so get your tripods ready. The question local photographers are asking is where are the best bluebell locations in and around Bristol …

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