Heysham sands

*Shot on an Olympus E-P3 12mp m4/3 digital camera using an Olympus 17mm f/2.8 pancake lens with camera settings at ISO-200, aperture at f/8, spot metering mode and an exposure time of 1/400 seconds*

Watery marker (slight return)

Nothing like a discarded can of Carling lager, bobbing up and down in Lancaster canal, to remind you of just how hard a planet Earth clean-up would actually be…

*Shot on a Panasonic Lumix G9 M4/3 mirrorless camera using a Panasonic Leica 100-400mm f/4-6.3 DG Vario-Elmar Lens with settings at ISO-200, aperture at f/6.3, spot metering mode and an exposure time of 1/1000 seconds*

Clouds over Hawthornthwaite Fell

*Shot on a Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 20.1mp digital Bridge camera with camera settings at ISO-125, aperture at f/7.1, spot metering mode and an exposure time of 1/640 seconds*

Steelwork

Close-up of an electricity pylon’s structured steelwork, its various angles building an intricate weave of grey lines of ever-changing perspectives, all depending on where your viewpoint is in relation to its towering symmetry…

*Shot on an Olympus E-P5 16mp m4/3 digital camera using a 4/3 Olympus 70-300mm f/4-5.6 ED Zuiko lens via m4/3 adaptor with camera settings at ISO-200, aperture at f/6.3, spot metering mode and an exposure time of 1/800 seconds*

Winkle pickers

Down on Heysham beach as the tide’s out in Morecambe Bay, two blokes are assessing the size and weight of their ‘winkles’… (which are molluscs, that they have obviously foraged and collected from the mud and tide pools that is)!

*Shot on an Olympus E-P1 12mp M4/3 digital camera using an Olympus 40-150mm f/4-5.6 ED R lens with camera settings at ISO-200, aperture at f/7.1, spot metering mode and an exposure time of 1/500 seconds*

Bridge 84

Bridge 84 on the Lancaster canal, between Galgate and Cockerham in Lancashire.

*Shot on a Panasonic Lumix G9 M4/3 mirrorless camera using a Panasonic 100-300mm f/4-5.6 MEGA O.I.S lens with settings at ISO-200, aperture at f/5.6, spot metering mode and an exposure time of 1/320 seconds*

Pareidolia: deadfall or Python?

Slithering through a carpet of Bluebells, this ‘Python’ raises its head above the surrounding grasses that have concealed its serpentine movements… or is this reptile just a piece of deadfall from a nearby tree?

*Shot on a Canon 80d 24mp dSLR camera using a Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Nano lens with camera settings at ISO-100, aperture at f/10, spot metering mode and an exposure time of 1/320 seconds*

Horse hair(cut)

Sporting a trendy, ruffled, mid-tuft that’s being gently blown by a passing breeze!

*Shot on an Olympus E-P1 12mp M4/3 digital camera using an Olympus 40-150mm f/4-5.6 ED R lens with camera settings at ISO-200, aperture at f/7.1, spot metering mode and an exposure time of 1/500 seconds*