Author: John Pickles

In no particular order :- Mountaineering Instructor. Photography. Music. The Lake District. Books. The Beatles. Climbing. Canoeing. Steppenwolf. Bushcraft. Outdoor Living. Poetry. Art. Dali. Jack Kerouac. Buddhism. William Blake. Bob Dylan. Hunter S Thompson. The Alps. Skiing. The (real) Heroes of Telemark. My Dog(s). Kayaking. Wildlife. Rimbaud. The Doors. The Stones. The Who. Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Scottish Highlands. Camper Van Living. Travelling. Culture. Classic Movies. Class Actors. Great Directors. Fresh Air. Open Spaces. The Journey To The East. Hemingway. The 90's. The 60's. Bringing It All Back Home. The Great Gatsby. The Grapes Of Wrath. Wild Camping. The Doors Of Perception. Fuji Velvia. Black and White. Fell Running.Thoreau. Baudelaire. Analogue Photography

Zac and Isla

Zac and Isla Camera: Nikkormat FTn Lens: Nikon 50mm f2 Pre Ai Film: Ilford HP5+ in Rodinal 1+50 Keswick, Cumbria, UK; March 2019


Edinburgh, Scotland, UK; January 2019


Click on a thumbnail to view Snape Maltings/Aldeburgh, Suffolk, UK; February 2019


Click on a thumbnail to scroll Northumberland, UK; January 2019

Winter Mountainering Course

Great day out with Zac Poulton taking photo’s of some lovely people attending a winter mountaineering course organised by Lake District National Park Click on thumbnail Helvellyn, Cumbria, UK; Feruary 2019

They don’t make them like they used to….

Nikon have really impressed me. Bare with me and let me explain…. For the last 2 years or so I’ve been shooting digital but that’s not where my heart is. I like film. I can’t explain why and I’m not going to try. Recently I’ve been getting along just fine


Misty walk along the shores of Windermere Windermere, Cumbria, UK; December 2018


Pidgon Lady Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, UK; November 2018


Just back from a short road trip to The Highlands. Climbed a few mountains, saw a few sunsets. Click on a thumbnail to scroll…   Near Sandaig, North West Highlands, Scotland, UK; November 2018

Folk Night

Paddy Rogan and Jo Gillet Beerwolf, Ulverston, Cumbria, UK; November 2018

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