EVERY week we profile a member of The Northern Echo Camera Club and publish their favourite images - this week Peter Whalley, 68, from Darlington

The Northern Echo:

Who or what inspired you to get into photography?

My parents bought me a camera when I was nine and I enjoyed taking photographs.

Your first camera?

My first camera was a Box Brownie

What do you most enjoy photographing?

Landscapes and Motorsport. Motorcycle racing is my passion.

The Northern Echo: SUNRISE: A wild Sunrise at Chapel St Leonards, Lincolnshire

SUNRISE: A wild Sunrise at Chapel St Leonards, Lincolnshir

Your favourite picture?

No single image but the images I took at the San Marino Moto GP are my favourites.

Your go-to kit at the moment?

Canon 70D and Sigma 18-250 lens.

Do you spend much time on post production and what software do you use?

I don't spend a lot of time in post production and use DPP/ Photoshop Elements.

Any advice for budding photographers?

Learn the basics of photography before using photo editing packages.