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Clickasnap. Finally a way to make some money from photography?

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Clickasnap is a sight I have recently started to use more and more as it offers photographers opportunities to profit from there pictures that other photo sharing sites don't. I have spent much time over the last 3 years trying to find a way of covering the costs of my photography hobby, this blog and my previous one Photographs by Colin carrying adverts is 1 way, selling pictures on Photo 4 Me is another, and donations via the Paypal button the other.
In July this year I discovered Clickasnap which offered a small payment to the photographer for each view of over 10 seconds on there pictures and recently they have developed a marketplace where people can purchase digital downloads, gifts, canvasses and framed pictures of selected photos that you list for sale. I have embraced this development and whilst it cost's a small monthly fee I have decided to make all my pictures displayed on Clickasnap available for digital download at £0.47. There are selected pictures available fo…

Berry Brow Railway Station.

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Berry Brow railway station is a 1 platform train halt serving the commuter villages of Berry Brow, Armitage Bridge and Newsome to the south of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. The station was opened in October 1989 23 years after the previous station had closed which stood approx. 320 metres further north. The current platform sits upon what at 1 time would have been the southbound line before the tracks were reduced to single line status.
These album of pictures was taken on the 21st May 2016 with a Nikon d3300 SLR camera.
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The single track station platform and facilities.
Looking down upon the station.
Click any of the photos to be taken to view the pictures full size and links to the whole album of 12 pictures.
All my pictures can be purchased a4 sized photographic print or alternatively a copy emailed to you. Please contact me Here for more information.  Fine art canvasses and prints of selected pictures can also be pur…

A Winter Walk.

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This is a selection of pictures taken during a walk from Sowerby Bridge to Copley, West Yorkshire when the area had a light dusting of snow. I had just purchased a Nikon d3300 SLR and wanted to try it out so this walk was the perfect opportunity. I followed a track that leads from the Mearclough, Milner Royd area of Sowerby Bridge and followed this through the Copley Valley that was about to undertake a development on industrial units and housing so will be much changed the next time I try to picture the area during the winter.
These pictures were taken on the 17th January 2016.
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Wainhouse Tower viewed from Milner Royd.
Sterne Mills Weir Copley.
Snow covered path at Milner Royd, Sowerby Bridge.
Copley Valley.
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All my pictures can be purchased a4 sized photographic print or alternatively a copy emailed …

Allan Park, Sowerby Bridge.

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Allan Park is a small public park built in to woodland and the hillside of Norland giving outstanding views of Sowerby Bridge and the nearby area. The park was opened in 1922 in the former grounds of Allan House which is now a health centre and offers limited facilities with a small children's playground and a bowing green being about the main of them. The Rishworth Branch line Scar Head Tunnel runs directly underneath the park and some of the many woodland paths that run through it lead to the top of the eastern tunnel portal. The park is easily accessed as its entrance sits opposite the Jubilee refreshment rooms and former coal hoppers at Sowerby Bridge Railway Station.
These pictures were taken in May 2016 using a Nikon d3300 DSLR Camera.
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All my pictures can be purchased a4 sized photographic print or alternatively a copy emailed to you. Please contact me Here for more information. for more details. Fine art canv…

Portinatx, Ibiza. An Album of Pictures.

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Portinatx is a small resort on the northern coast of Ibiza popular with families. I visited in July 2014 and whilst the scenery is stunning, the beaches clean and not over crowded, there is not much in the way of things to do. The transfer from the airport took approx. 45mins and once you arrive in Portinatx it is hard to visit the rest of the island of Ibiza due to the remoteness of the town. There are infrequent bus services, a tourist Train(bus), a few boat trips away from the resort and a couple of car rentals. The town has a few large hotel complexes and a number of restaurants and 3 beaches. Portinatx is surrounded by woodland, cliffs and water which makes the views from all the hotels stunning, and a walk up to the Punta Moscarter Lighthouse is worth a visit as is the pirate tower overlooking the entrance to the cove. The area is also home to the Ibiza Wall Lizard.
These pictures were taken in July 2014 using a Polaroid iS2132 Digital Camera.
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Crimsworth Dean, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.

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Crimsworth Dean is a National Trust managed woodland and nature area found alongside Hardcastle Craggs near Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. The area is popular with walkers and by following the paths in the direction of Oxenhope for approx. 2 miles you will find Lumb Bridge and Falls.


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The walk takes you through Abel Cote Wood and Middle Dean Woods whilst following close to Crimsworth Dean Beck on the walk up to the Lumb Falls. This set of pictures were taken on the 24th September 2016 using a Nikon d3300 camera.
House on the edge of Middle Dean Woods.
Path Nr the bottom of Crimsworh Dean Beck.
Lumb Falls and Bridge.

All my pictures can be purchased a4 sized photographic print or alternatively a copy emailed to you. Please contact me Here for more information. for more details. Fine art canvasses and prints of selected pictures can also be purchased at Photo 4 Me. You can follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and Clickasnap. For all pictures viewed on cl…

The Church of St John the Baptist, Rogerstone, South Wales.

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The church of St John the Baptist is an Anglican Church of Wales place of worship that's can be found in the village of Rogerstone, Nr Newport, South Wales.
The church was opened in 1888 and was a church of England church until disestablishment in 1920. The foundation stone was laid by Lord Tredegar in August 1887 and the church cost £2370.
These pictures were taken with my Nikon d3300 SLR camera on the 23rd May 2016.
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All my pictures can be purchased a4 sized photographic print or alternatively a copy emailed to you. Please contact me Here for more details. Fine art canvasses and prints of selected pictures can also be purchased at Photo 4 Me. You can follow me on Facebook, Twitter and Clickasnap. For all pictures viewed on clickasnap the photographer receives a small payment. If you would like to donate to my site or time you can do so by clicking the Paypal button below,


Honley Railway Station, Kirklees, West Yorkshire.

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A favourite subject of mine for picturing has always been railway photography and whilst recently in the Holme Valley, Nr Huddersfield I stopped to picture some of the stations that can be found on the Penistone line running from Huddersfield to Sheffield.
This set was taken at Honley Railway Station which is now a single platform station opened in 1850. Until 1989 the station was served by 2 platforms but the southbound line was removed and all that remains now are some derelict coal hoppers and a overgrown inaccessible platform.
These pictures were taken using a Nikon d3300 digital camera on the 21st May 2016. I then used a orange filter in the editing to remove all colours and highlight only orange and red shades. Click the pictures to view full size on Flickr.
Use the arrows to navigate the album. The only remaining platform in use. The former southbound platform can be seen overgrown across the tracks. The disused and overgrown coal hoppers can be found hidden at the back throug…

Fiery Sky over Brechin, Scotland.

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Whilst recently passing through Scotland on my way to Aberdeen I found myself passing time on the outskirts of  Brechin. I loved the orange glow on the clouds as the sun was setting and decided I would picture it.
The pictures were taken with my Nikon d3300 SLR Camera on the 22nd August 2016 and these are the results. Please click to the picture to view full size on Flickr,



All my pictures can be purchased a4 sized photographic print or alternatively a copy emailed to you. Please contact me Here for more details. Fine art canvasses and prints of selected pictures can also be purchased at Photo 4 me. You can follow me on Facebook, Twitter and Clickasnap. For all pictures viewed on clickasnap the photographer receives a small payment. If you would like to donate to my site or time you can do so by clicking the Paypal button below,

Updated Flickr Albums.

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I am currently in the process of updating my Flickr albums before transferring them to this blog for posting starting with my original pictures.

Fly Flatts Reservoir.

Album 1 listed on Flickr is a small album collection of 3 photos taken at Fly Flatts reservoir also known as Warley Moor. These pictures were taken on the 5th October 2013 and the 9th March 2014. The first date was pictured using a Samsung Galaxy Tablet and the 2nd using a Polaroid iS2132 digital bridge camera.
Fly Flatts (Warley Moor) Reservoir. Always been a favourite place of mine. Click the link to see the pictures full size or use the arrows to navigate through them.
The Withins and Ovenden Moor.
This album is a collection of 11 pictures taken around Ovenden and Warley Moors on the 5th October 2013 and 9th  March 2014. Again these sets were pictured using a Samsung Galaxy Tablet and Polaroid iS2132 digital bridge camera.
Warley and Ovenden Moors. Click the link to view full size on Flickr or use the arrows to navigate …

The Favourite 5, September 2016.

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The favourite 5 is a collection of the 5 pictures that are currently most liked on Flickr as of the 25th September 2016. I thought it might be interesting to update every couple of months which are the top 5.

Railway Platforms at Brockholes Train Station. This is simply my most popular picture on by a long way currently having been favourited 123 times. The picture is of the original station building now a private residence on the disused platform at the station. It was taken on the 21st May 2016 with my Nikon D3300 SLR.

Ribblehead Railway Station in the Scenic Yorkshire Dales. This has been favourited 19 times so far and is facing northwards looking towards the southbound platform and the peak of Whernside in the background. The station is just south of the famous Ribblehead (Batty Moss) Viaduct. The picture was taken on the 4th April 2015 with my Polaroid iS2132 digital bridge camera.

Mid Summer Sunrise. Currently has 17 favourites this was taken in the town of  MidSomer Norton on the…

Pictures from Luddenden Dene, Calderdale, West Yorkshire

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This set of pictures was taken in the rural setting of Luddenden Dene up the valley from Booth and Luddenden, Nr Halifax, West Yorkshire. I had an hour to pass between jobs and wanted to picture the remains of Luddenden Dene Chapel which was destroyed by fire in January 1954. All that now remains is little more than a burial ground but I felt it was worth the visit.
These pictures were taken on the 12th July 2016 with my Nikon D3300 SLR Camera. There are 2 albums available to view with 1 on Flickr and below and another on Clickasnap via the link below.
The first picture is a slideshow of the full set. Use the arrows to navigate.
Caty Well Brook, also available to view on Flickr.
The Road to Luddenden Dene, also available to view on Flickr.
Click here to view the album of Luddenden Dene on Clickasnap. The pictures featured in the Clickasnap album are exclusive to there and can only be viewed there. Please take a moment to view the pictures on Clickasnap as all views of over 10 seconds…