Who or what inspired you to take up photography?

I TOOK up photography just over a year ago now. I go away regularly in my touring caravan, and while out walking I like to have my camera at hand.

What was your first camera?

A NIKON D5300.

What do you most enjoy photographing and why?

I LOVE being out in the countryside and the peace and tranquility.

Your favourite picture?

HALTWHISTLE viaduct – one of my first long exposure pictures.

Your go-to kit at the moment?

A NIKON d500 and Sigma 150-600 for wildlife or a Sigma 105 macro. Nikon d7200 for landscape with either Sigma art 18-35 or Sigma 10-20.

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

I USE Lightroom for editing, usually spend a few minutes a photo.

Do you have any advice for budding photographers?

JUST get out there and enjoy a fantastic hobby.