Blog - Jay Birmingham
I've had quite a bit of success in photography competitions over the summer.
We travel to Norfolk at the start of the Summer holidays.
A visit to Northumbria to take pictures of the sea and castles (when it wasn't raining!)
We once again head to Dorset as I try achieve my bucket list shot: Corfe Castle in the mist.
We revisit Anglesey and Snowdonia looking for light.
We go to meet Storm Freya as she hits Porthcawl.
We recently spent a week in a very wet and snowless Glencoe. Would there be many photos taken?
I am thrilled to announce that I was the Outdoor Photographer of the Year runner-up in the Small World Category.
We visit Snowdonia again looking for light.
I finish as runner-up in the British Photography Awards.
I head to the Lake District to kick off 2019!
We return to Wales focusing on beaches, bridges and quarries.
I am delighted to have an image shortlisted in the British Photography Awards.
I spend a week by the coast in delightful Dorset.
I had two images shortlisted in this year's competition.
I spend a weekend in the capital for my birthday.
I feel privileged to have an image commended in Landscape Photographer of the Year for the second year running - this time with a local image.
We go searching for autumn mist in the Peak District.
We spend a week in the village of Hope in the Peak District.
We take a trip to a photographer's paradise - Glencoe and Skye.
With the school holidays now here and the temperatures soaring, we visit the Peak District.
A trip to the Peak District sees us waiting on ridges waiting for sunrises and sunsets.
A magical trip to the Lake District leads us to beautiful skies, tranquil lakes and misty mornings.
We visited Wales again, this time to the Brecon Beacons armed with a tent and sleeping bags.
A visit to Norfolk on a beautiful bank holiday weekend provided excellent opportunities to photograph misty Norfolk mornings on the broads and in the bluebell woods.
We head back up North again - this time to the Lake District.
An April trip to the coastline in the North West of England.
I'm delighted to have won first place in this competition held by Moors For The Future.
We head back to North Wales to look at lighthouses, islands, quarries and mountains.
My photo 'Lost to Beauty' won a John Muir Award in this year's Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.
A trip to Snowdonia after the 'Beast from the East' casts its icy spell.
I return to Glencoe, but this time in winter.
A trip back to the area I went to university in.
Happy 2018! A new year means new photo adventures!
My attempts to capture the iconic sight of sunrise through the arch of Durdle Door.
With snow falling, I thought that I would try my hand at some more snow photography.
One of my photographs has won first place in a competition!
Winter has finally arrived in the Peak District!
My image of Fairy Glen made the cover of the TLS this week!
The proof for my 2018 calendar has arrived!
One of my images was selected as a competition winner.
My entry into Take a View's Landscape Photographer of the Year.
Things don't always go to plan, but the best things are often the things we don't plan for.
A visit to the Peak District in September showed me how things can quickly change.