David Ruaux

Trip to MediaCity and Salford Quays

MediaCity is a property development on the banks of the original Manchester Ship Canal in  Salford and Trafford, Greater Manchester. It is a mixed, high tech development by Peel Media ( Peel Holdings also developed the nearby Trafford Centre ) centred around the BBC and ITV media companies plus the...

A September Project – Mushrooms and Toadstools

This week's project is mushrooms and toadstools. These shots of mushrooms and toadstools were taken over the last three days in the woods around Rivington and Winter Hill. In the past, I would see superb photographs of fungi from keen photographers who brought them along to the studios for me...

Ravenscar Seal Colony – 17th June 2018

The Seal Colony, Ravenscar. We took the long climb down to Ravenscar's rocky beach on the 17th June, 2018. The weather was great but this is definitely a hard climb and probably not suitable for prams and people who cannot manage the steep inclines and steps. Once we were down on the seashore it...
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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...

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...