Angela’s Book Launch At Knott End Library

  My good friend Angela Norris launched her self-published book ‘Dancing To The Beat Of The Tide’ about growing up in a small seaside town in the sixties and seventies, to a packed Knott End Library. Angela talked about writing … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Portrait Of The Sett Valley

There’s nothing I like more than being outdoors, especially if it involves exploring somewhere new to me. Of course, the camera comes too and I try to capture something memorable from my day. My latest trip, taking a break from … Continue reading

On The Bridal Catwalk

  To celebrate kicking off my wedding fayre season, I took my ‘posh camera’ to Morecambe’s Trimpell Sports & Social Club‘s first wedding event. It was modest in terms of wedding fayres, but friendly and quite well attended considering the weather … Continue reading

Coming Soon To A Wedding Fayre Near You!

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, February is often considered as the month of love. It’s also the time of year that wedding venues throw open their doors and it’s easy to find a wedding fayre near you. They are a great way to … Continue reading

Chinese New Year Parade, Lancaster

Successfully photographing a crowded fast-moving event like Lancaster’s Chinese New Year parade is quite a challenge, no more so than in torrential rain, when I also have to consider the risk to my camera equipment. So, I donned my trusty 18-300mm … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Lune Valley By Foot & Rail

    Today’s ramble was quite a lengthy one, starting from Carnforth Station and following the Lancaster Canal north east to Capenwray. This is a lovely tranquil spot, where the River Keer, Carnforth to Leeds railway and Lancaster Canal all … Continue reading

2016… My Year In Pictures (continued)

As we continue my photographic journey through 2016 it’s summertime and a very busy time for most photographers…       JULY is peak wedding season which saw me working long hours so as not to keep my wedding customers waiting. … Continue reading

2016… My Year in Pictures

Before 2016 becomes a distant memory, I shall take a look back at some of my more interesting, unusual or rewarding photo shoots….     Early in JANUARY I had a late afternoon winter wedding in the dark; a challenge for any … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: A Festive Hike

There’s no better way to blow away the cobwebs and burn off a few calories after the Christmas overindulgence than to take to the hills. With crisp sunshine and a clear blue skies, I donned my walking boots and headed … Continue reading

Christmas Wishes…
A Photographer’s Ramblings: A Jersey Break (Part 2)

I’m back for a second spot of reminiscing about my recent wonderful visit to Jersey. My first shot shows off one of Jersey’s finest and certainly largest beaches, La Pulente on the west coast. It was very quiet during my … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Jersey Winter Break (Part 1)

One island I’ve always wanted to visit is Jersey. December may not be everyone’s first choice for when, but with my work schedule and some good deals around, I grabbed the opportunity. And I most certainly wasn’t disappointed. Let me … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: An Autumn Wedding Story

There’s no such thing as an average wedding, they are all different, but my wedding blessing booking last week was more different than most and had a really lovely story behind it… I was more than a little surprised when I … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: ‘Light Up Lancaster’ Festival

I’ve picked several of my favourite and most photogenic highlights (excuse the pun) from this weekend’s popular ‘Light Up Lancaster‘ festival. I started with trying to capture a nice angle on the curious multi-sensory music making installation, as it describes … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Crook O’ Lune Autumn Spectacular

Lancaster’s Crook O’ Lune is a beautiful place at any time of year, but I caught it today peaking with it’s Autumn display of colour. It’s something really satisfying when a photo you’ve taken spends no more than a minute or … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Blackpool’s Bright Lights

With Hallowe’en and the ‘Light Up Lancaster‘ festival almost upon us, I took a spooky look at Blackpool’s famous Illuminations. My first shot and a touch of fun, is a selfie with a difference. If you’re not sure how to … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Plover Scar Lighthouse

On a recent ramble stumbled across the works currently going on to repair Plover Scar Lighthouse at the mouth of the River Lune near Heysham. The 19th Century lighthouse was damaged earlier this year when it was hit by a ship … Continue reading

Blackpool’s Big Wedding Fayre This Sunday!

My biggest wedding fayre of the year is at Blackpool’s Norbreck Castle Hotel THIS SUNDAY (16th) 12 till 3. Three big rooms and dozens of wedding suppliers on show, as well as a catwalk. Everything you could need to organise … Continue reading

Wedding Fayre Season… Coming To A Wedding Venue Near You!

The next wedding fayre you’ll find me at is THIS SUNDAY 9th October at Holiday Inn  Lancaster. I will also be at next Sunday’s big wedding event at Norbreck Castle Hotel, Blackpool (12-3). If you’re thinking of booking then I will … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Ayrshire Coast

Being my birthplace, I have a very soft spot for Ayrshire. I’m just back from a nostalgic weekend trip and break from recent wedding and commercial photography work down in Lancashire. You don’t have to venture far across the border … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Brougham Castle

Regular readers of my blogs will know that there’s nothing I enjoy more than visiting castle ruins with my camera. Brougham Castle on the edge of the lovely old Cumbrian town of Penrith was a new one for me. Mid … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Scout Scar

There are few more stunning views to be enjoyed in the southern Lake District than that on Scout Scar, a dramatic limestone escarpment, just west of Kendal.  My first photo is more about the viewpoint than the view. I like … Continue reading

Steve Pendrill Photography

As important as being able to produce the high quality and imaginative images that the customer wants, is having the right personality and attitude behind the camera. Great photography only happens if subjects are relaxed with a photographer who is … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Nottingham

On the second of my ‘see how far you can get for a tenner by train from Skipton’ days out, I made it to Nottingham. To record my day for posterity, I look for one or two landmarks and then … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Lincoln

My mission today was to see how far I could get on a tenner with a Norther Rail day ranger ticket. I started at Skipton… My snapping started before my journey when I was inspired by the lovely sweep of … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: From Blackpool To Isle Of Man

I am delighted that the once lovely little (and surprisingly busy) airport at Blackpool recently awoke to daily flights again (to Isle Of Man and Belfast). Discovering that the terminal building is portakabin and facilities are minimal, is initially a … Continue reading

New Wedding Packages!

Just revised my wedding photography packages; now simpler and better value than ever!

A Photographer’s Ramblings: A Canal Stroll

A lovely day, an attractive stretch of canal and a sharp eye, are good ingredients for a fruitful and satisfying stroll with your camera. A still day and a nice sky makes for an attractive scene. The two trees reflect … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: A Spring Stroll

Little could be nicer than to be out and about with your camera (or even just your eyes) on a spring countryside stroll. And what spring is complete without a cute lamb photo or two?… Several quick tips for that … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Following The River Lune & Lancaster Canal

With so much horrible wet weather around lately, let’s celebrate a recent rare clear sunny day and how I made good use of it… I set off on foot from my Lancaster home and walked along the southern bank of … Continue reading

The Month Of Romance Is Here!

 

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Brough Castle

Castle ruins are great places to explore with your camera and I’m sure I could include many articles on the subject. A new one for me to check out was Brough Castle in Cumbria. It’s easily spotted near the junction … Continue reading

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