David Ruaux

Close Up & Macro Photography

I will write down my experiences as I attempt to get to grips with the techniques required to record good quality close up photographs. The camera I have is a Fuji X-H1 which does not easily work with a reversed lens therefor I will use set of extension tubes...
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Visit to Port Mulgrave, North Yorkshire Coast – 21st June 2018

Port Mulgrave In the early 1850s Sir Charles Palmer opened his first ironstone mine on his coastal property at Rosedale Wyke. The harbour costing £45,000 was built within a year & was formally opened in 1857. It was built so iron ore could be cheaply transported, by sea, to Jarrow...

Choosing A Camera – A personal Perspective

There are quite a few articles coming here on the subject of choosing your camera, whether you are an absolute beginner or an experienced photographer. This is always a personal choice and everyone's priorities differ. This is an insight into how I went about making this choice after deciding I...

Spring 2018

A carpet of blue and yellow, beautiful warm sunlight filtered through the fresh, green trees. Spring has arrived and Rivington is alive with colour, the heavenly woodland scents mix with the songs of birds. The pleasure and joy of living are all around us with a promise of more to come. Time...