Category Archives: Saltash

2011 Calendars Now Available!

I’m pleased to announce that my 2011 calendars of Gower, Brecon Beacons, Pontardawe and Saltash are now available on my buy page. Various outlets will be stocked over the next few weeks and they will be available to buy direct from at the Brecon Craft Fairs in August, September, November and December and the Saltash Wesley craft fair in ……

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Steam Train Return Journey

During the stay in Cornwall, I was able to capture the steam train’s return journey too, although lighting conditions were harsh. There must have been around 100 people watching it from the Tamar Bridge car park!

Cornish Riviera Express crossing Coombe Viaduct

Unfortunately, there wasn’t much steam from the engines as they crossed the Brunel Bridge.

Cornish Riviera Express crossing the Royal Albert ……

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Saltash Waterfront Sunrise

When in Cornwall, I had a sunrise down on Saltash Waterfront planned so got up early and arrived at 4:50am. The BBC website said sunrise was at 5:06am. At 5:20am, the sun rose and I shot several photos. This is one of my favourites:

Sunrise at Saltash ……

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Early Morning in Saltash

I really ought to thank one of my Facebook friends, Adrian Oakes, who wrote as his status “Forecast is looking good for sunrise. Another 3am start looming….”. When it comes to early mornings, I tend to procrastinate about actually getting up and going out; I sometimes look for excuses why I shouldn’t go. Which is all very silly as when I’m out for sunrise, I’m one of the happiest people alive. Walking around in the ……

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Cornish Riviera Express

I’m just back from 2 weeks in my childhood town of Saltash, Cornwall. One of the reasons for going is the elusive steam train. For years I’ve been trying to get a photo of a steam train on the Brunel Bridge. It’s always either been cancelled and the weekend after I’ve been down, but this time I was lucky. Not only was it on time, but it was lovely sunny weather too! I set up ……

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Brunel Bridge in Saltash, Cornwall

Rather than go out in the snow, I’m going through my 2009 photos and putting them where they belong in libraries, etc. I’ve just processed this one that I took after the celebration fireworks – the smoke is what’s left over from the immense display.

Brunel Bridge at Night (Canon EOS 5D Mark ……

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