Twelve favourite images from 2016; an unforgettable year of travel that took us to Norway’s Lofoten Islands, the Isle of Harris in Scotland, and the Himalaya of Nepal, but begins with two shots of my home county of Yorkshire, England. In order taken … click on a the image to see the bigger picture … 1. Hole of Horcum, North … More 12 Images of 2016
Stop the Press! News has arrived of the price and release date of the Sigma SD Quattro H, the big brother of the SD Quattro, with a its APS-H size Foveon X3 Quattro, 51 megapixel sensor. The Sigma SD Quattro H will retail at £1,499.99 and it’s due to arrive in UK shops in January, not quite in time … More The Sigma SD Quattro H is Coming! UK Release & Price
For my fellow trekkers rather than the wider world, some shots of our party, John (Yorkshire), Charlie, Rob, Sarah, Cameron, Deborah, John (Aussie) and Reisa, plus our guide Dumbar and his assistant guides. Thanks for making it a fabulous trek!
After 15 days trekking in the serenity of the Himalaya the sights, sounds and smells, of Kathmandu hit you like a brick. Diesel fumes fill the air, people fill the streets, and crossing a road is ten times as exciting as crossing a suspension bridge. And though the hotel staff tried to be dissuade me from exploring on … More Kathmandu – The Sights, Sounds & Smells
In a post specifically for Sigma enthusiasts I’ve collated the shots of the EBC trek taken with the DP3 into one post, so you don’t need to look at that horrible Sony thing 🙂 With a weight limit of 15kg, and the Sony already in the bag, I had to choose from one of my three … More Everest Base Camp Trek, with the Sigma DP3 Merrill
The final post of the diary covers our descent from Kalapatthar back down to Lukla, and from there to Kathmandu. Wednesday 16th November, PM : Kalapatthar (5,545m) to Perchiche (4,280m) No photos. Thursday 17th November, Perchiche to Tashinga (3,450m) Friday 18th November: Tashinga to Monjo (2,850m) Saturday 19th November: Monjo to Lukla (2,804m) Sunday 20th November: Lukla … More Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – Decent
Part 4 of the diary focusses on the final upward trek to Base Camp and to our ultimate high point of Kalapatther, at 5,545m. Tuesday 15th November: Lobouche to Everest Base Camp (5,300m) then Gorak Shep (5,165m) Wednesday 16th November: Kalapatthar (5,545m) then down to Perchiche (4,280m) Diary Notes – Days 12 & 13 Tuesday 15th November: Lobouche … More Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – Everest