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Get More From Your Garden than a Handful of Beans!

The key to achieving great images from your garden is to apply exactly the same principles that you would to any other photo shoot. Here we focus on portraits (sorry!) and there'll be more to follow soon on other related projects. So, a considered choice of subject to begin, then work on a pleasing...

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A Snowdonia Garden To Delight and Inspire

Superb vistas, a riot of colour and inspirational modern art make Plas Brondanw a must see! In May this year, looking for a convenient stop for coffee on our return from holidaying in Snowdonia, and with no expectations beyond a satisfying brew, my wife and I happened upon Plas Brondanw near Garreg...

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Welsh Seascapes To Float Your Boat: July 2017

For truly dramatic and beautiful coastal scenery I urge you to make a beeline for North Wales. Often in summer the soft light of early morning and the warmer tones of evening bestow an especially cosy luminescence on the natural features of land, sea and sky that photographers love to capture. Borth...

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New Photographs on Display at Arden House

After a refresh of the images in January the display at Arden House Medical Centre in New Mills has had another make-over with new local scenes replacing some of the previous photographs. The display now includes pictures of the River Sett, Spring Bank Arts Centre Interior and the attached Alms...

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2017: A Host of New Opportunities

  At the start of the year it's always good to remember that, whatever happens at home and abroad, spring will follow winter, summer will follow spring and autumn is too far off to worry about! All outdoor photographers know that each new season will provide a whole host of unique opportunities...

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Icons of the New Mills Area

The latest exhibition of Peter Murray Images is being staged throughout December 2016 at the New Mills Heritage and Information Centre. The theme for this new exhibition is 'Icons of the New Mills Area' so expect to see some of the most familiar landmarks from around this busy town which nestles...

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Creating Abstracts in the Goyt Valley

Spending time in the Goyt Valley near to my home in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, has helped me to plan and create these images, taken in October 2016, bringing together the natural elements of vegetation, water, wide skies and the ever-changing light to be found there. Each of these shots involved...

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Brand New Exhibition of Peter Murray Images

After a busy summer exhibiting at the Peak District's Castleton Visitor Centre and the New Mills Heritage and Information Centre, a new display of Peter Murray Images is now on show at the Arden House Medical Centre, also in New Mills. Click on the menu tab on the left for full details.

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Latest Exhibition News: July 2016

My 'Peak District Originals' exhibition is now on at the New Mills Heritage and Information Centre, where I am a part time volunteer, for the whole of July. As usual there are canvases and framed prints for sale as well as mounted prints. Prices start at just £5. New Mills is well known...

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Venice and Lake Garda May 2016

One country, two destinations and ten fantastic days spent enjoying the sights, sounds and tastes of Italy in springtime! Venice Our background image shows the view across the Lagoon to Piazza San Marco, with the huge Campanile, the Doge's Palace to the right, and the Dolomite mountain...

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