A Photographer’s Ramblings: Keukenhof Gardens, Holland

Tiptoeing Through The Tulips! I’m not long back from a wonderful short break to Amsterdam. Before the last tulip petals have dropped, I wanted to share with you a few of my recent shots from the world famous Keukenhof Gardens … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Rochdale Town Hall

Historic Rochdale Town Hall Welcome to my latest Ramblings. I haven’t been to Rochdale for many years and after I heard the their splendid historic Town Hall had been refurbished and was open for visits, I thought I’d take a … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Mist Over The Lakes

Scout Scar Welcome to my latest instalment of ‘A Photographer’s Ramblings‘. My travels took me to a very popular spot just outside Kendal, where there is easy access to one of the Lake District’s finest viewpoints, Scout Scar Initially I … Continue reading

A Final Year To Come

End Of An Era Is Coming! 2023 is the 40th year  that I have been a professional photographer (I know, hard to believe!) and I have made the decision that 2024 will be my last behind the lens. I will … Continue reading

Autumn Wedding Fayre Season Gets Going!

The Wedding Fayre Season Is Here! The autumn wedding fayre season is upon us. Venues throw open their doors and I’ll be in Garstang THIS SUNDAY (15th October). It’s one of my favourite wedding events of the year at one … Continue reading

Wray Scarecrow Festival 2023

Wray Scarecrow Festival A really lovely event that I enjoy most years  is Wray Scarecrow Festival, which wrapped up today with the very popular fair. Just the sort of assignment in my press days that I’d have enjoyed. My visit … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Cathedral Cavern

Walking From Elterwater If you are an intrepid explorer who likes to bag something a bit different, try Cathedral Cavern at Little Langdale; right in the heart of the Lake District. You can park near it, but my friend Gillian and … Continue reading

Baylight 2023

Morecambe Promenade lit up for several nights with a new festival, ‘Baylight‘. I went down with my camera to check it out on the final night. I enjoyed the spectacle as well as the photographic challenge it created. The best … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Warton Crag

A great gem of a place to explore and very accessible, is Warton Crag Nature Reserve. It’s just a short drive from Carnforth or Lancaster with ample free parking. I think I have covered this place in a previous blog, … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Scaleber Force

Somewhere that I haven’t visited for a long time is the attractive Yorkshire market town of Settle. I was really heading there however for the nearby Scaleber Force waterfall, which was new to me. Walking from the the Town Hall … Continue reading

Weddings 2023

As soon as Christmas and New Year is passed many couples start to think about planning  weddings. Lancashire & Cumbria wedding venues responds with wedding fayres and showcases to promote suppliers, usually in the first few weeks of the year. I currently … Continue reading

Lancaster On Ice & Up High

As the attractions at Lancaster On Ice are beginning to be packed away for another year, I look back on my visit yesterday, on the final day of opening. Whilst I have seen many nice photos of the giant ferris … Continue reading

Christmas & New Year 2022

Thank you to all my customers and followers, past, present and future. Have a great Christmas, whatever you are doing. Stay safe and warmest wishes for a happy healthy New Year. I will be hanging up my camera and taking … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Off Season Mallorca

Regulars may have seen my blogs about Mallorca before, but with such enthusiasm for this island I hope you will excuse any repetition. I had planned to title this article ‘Flight and Light’ as a theme, but opted to broaden … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Autumn On The Isle Of Man

November may not be everyone’s first choice for a short break on the Isle Of Man, but why not? This year the Government there had extended the holiday season until the end of November, giving access to most of the … Continue reading

Homage To Autumn

Regular followers will know that most years I share the joy of  Autumn here and this year is no exception…. I’m told that Autumn is late this year and many trees are hanging on to their summer foliage. This may … Continue reading

Planning a wedding?

If you are planning a wedding, don’t miss the chance to meet lots of quality local wedding suppliers this month! You will find me showcasing my work at Garstang Country Hotel on Sunday 9th October 2022 (12-3). It’s a big … Continue reading

Memories Of Photographing Our Late Queen

Like very many people all over the world, I am very deeply saddened to learn of the death of our much loved Queen today. As an enthusiastic Royalist myself, it was an exciting privilege during my 25 years as a press … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Cross Bay Walk

Arnside Despite having lived on the edge of Morecambe Bay for about thirty years, I have never joined one of the many charity Cross Bay walks. Well, at last I can say that I have done it! Not as I … Continue reading

Morecambe Kite Festival 2022

Catch The Wind A really lovely event at Morecambe this weekend, was the annual ‘Catch The Wind’ kite festival. Perfect weather and great to see the seafront so busy as well as the visibility across Morecambe Bay so clear. Just enough … Continue reading

Pet PAWtraits Are Back!

Pet PAWtraits this weekend! It’s back!… AnimalCare’s annual fundraising fun day THIS SUNDAY (26th June) 10-3 at their Scotforth, Lancaster venue. This year it’s dinosaur themed for an extra fun twist. And I will be on site with my pet … Continue reading

My 24 Hours In London For The Jubilee Trooping The Colour

Platinum Trooping The Colour I was determined to witness part of this historic occasion and took a brief to London for the Trooping The Colour on The Mall. Enjoy my selection of photos and apologies for any inaccuracies in the … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Crook O’ Lune & Aughton Woods

A Rewarding Stroll Along The River A short but particularly beautiful walk along the River Lune from the well known Crook O’ Lune, is a delight, especially in Spring. In just a few easy steps you go from viewpoint, to … Continue reading

A City In Spring; Lancaster

When The Trees Have Their Moment!… There’s a short period of the year that I particularly love; Spring, when the blossom gives a magnificent burst of colour, particularly the flowering cherry trees. Join me for a quick tour of some … Continue reading

Wedding Fayres Weekend Ahead!

March Wedding Fayres Weekend I’m all set for a busy weekend of meeting wedding couples… Saturday 12th March (12-3) sees me joining my videographer friend Lester of Clear Image Productions at Morecambe’s Lothersdale Hotel. On Sunday 13th March (12-3) I will be … Continue reading

Happy New Year 2022!

A very Happy New Year from Steve Pendrill Photography! May 2022 bring health, peace, happiness, success and joyful memories to everyone reading this.

Merry Christmas 2021!

Warmest wishes for a very merry (safe and sensible) Christmas 2021 from me to all website visitors, customers, past present and future! I’ll be putting down my camera and taking a short break on 25th December, plus 1st & 2nd … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Lytham Hall

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Lytham Hall A hidden Lancashire gem that is easily accessible and free to visit (grounds) is Lytham Hall. It’s a stunning Georgian House and former ancestral home of the Clifton family. I’d chosen the perfect autumnal day … Continue reading

Lancashire Wedding Fayres Are Back!

Wedding Fayres After a break of many months, wedding fayres are beginning to appear on my diary again. I can’t wait to showcase my new range of albums and meet lots of new couples. It’s been a tough time for couples … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Annan & Carlisle

Annan Welcome to my latest ‘Photographer’s Ramblings‘. I   ventured over the Scottish border (just), to the attractive market town of Annan. Splitting my tickets and choosing trains carefully allowed me to bag a really good deal for a reasonably long journey … Continue reading

Weddings Are Back!

Return To Weddings… After many months of a strange and uneasy absence of weddings, (bar a couple of very small ones), photographers such as myself they are very much back! As soon as the last of the restrictions had been … Continue reading

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Grange-over-Sands

A Photographer’s Ramblings: Grange-over-Sands On a hot summer’s day there could be nowhere nicer to ‘escape’ to than the beautiful Grange-over-Sands promenade. Between the stunning view across Morecambe Bay and the beautifully kept prom gardens you can’t go wrong. Grange … Continue reading

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