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Aurora Borealis over Northumberland

Aurora Borealis over Northumberland

The end of February was certainly an exciting time for those of a night sky and celestial disposition as Northern Britain (and indeed more southern parts) were treated to the best show of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) for some years! Sitting there like any other tedious Thursday evening, staring at a screen as I […]

My Best Images of 2013 - Year in Review

My Best Images of 2013 – Year in Review

Year in Review – My Best images of 2013   And so it is that time of year where we look back on the year that is coming to a close, maybe fondly, maybe with sadness or maybe with huge regrets. Thinking back through the year I feel it has been a year fully consumed […]

December 2013 Storm Surge - Seahouses, Northumberland

December 2013 Storm Surge – Seahouses, Northumberland

A small selection of images captured approaching high tide in Seahouses on the 5th of December 2013 when a storm surge created the highest tides for 60 years. Thankfully at this location damage was kept to a minimum, but was quite the sight seeing the sea level so high.   (c) Andrew S. Gray – […]

Northumberland Wall Calendar 2014

Northumberland Wall Calendar 2014

After the success of my 1st calendar of photography last year, I’m back with another 12 months of viewing pleasure with my Northumberland Wall Calendar 2014! This years calendar comes in A4 size professionally printed on 160 gsm satin finish paper (13 pages inc. cover, wire bound and card backing). Images feature places such as […]

LPOTY 2013 Entries

LPOTY 2013 Entries

So after missing the boat in previous years by not paying attention to the right mediums I decided well in advance of the deadline that I’d submit a few images for this years UK based Landscape Photographer of the Year (LPOTY) also known as Take a View. Andy GrayAndy is a Northumberland UK based Freelance […]

Plus One Collection 2012 Photobook Published!

Plus One Collection 2012 Photobook Published!

This beautiful photobook arrived on my doorstep last week containing over over 200 amazing images taken and donated to the cause by photographers that use the social network Google+. For the benefit of the charity The Kilgoris Project, and seeing our work in print (many of us simply post images to the internet and never […]

Quick tryout of Lightroom 5 beta

Ok I’ve had a quick try of Lightroom 5 beta. LOVING the straightening tool! A few observations on a quick 10 minute play in the newly released public beta of Lightroom 5… 1. As an owner of the Nikkor 16-35 f4 lens, this lens suffers from some hefty curvature at 16mm so the new straightening […]

Google releases rebranded NIK Software professional plugins

Google releases rebranded NIK Software professional plugins

Google releases repackaged NIK software, so does that mean its staying?   Today Google announced the “NIK Collection by Google”, basically the 6 separate photographic processing plugins made originally NIK Software repackaged as one and given a much more affordable price point – $149 (down from $500 for the same full collection previously). Firstly this […]

Ship MV Danio runs aground on the Farne Islands

Famous nature reserve disturbed by a gate crasher in early hours of 16th March 2013 – Timber carrying ship runs aground on the Farne Islands My plans for a Saturday afternoon changed suddenly when I read a tweet from friend and operator of Serenity Boat Tours, Andrew Douglas. He posted this… NEWS JUST IN…..80mtr boat […]

Virtual Photo Walks on NBC Nightly News

Virtual Photo Walks featured on the US news show NBC Nightly News  A project that I was around at its inception has yet again had some cool exposure in the US media after being featured on the evening news show NBC Nightly News on the 11th of March. Virtual Photo Walks, founded by Canadian Commercial Photographer John […]