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Padley Gorge Photo Walk: 3.5 miles (5.6km) 5 hours (allowing plenty of tim...

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Grindleford Station Café

Grindleford

Hope Valley

S32 2JA

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Starts: 10:30 outside Grindleford Café (by Grindleford Railway Station) SK 251 787

Finish: starting point

Travel: 10:14 from Sheffield Station arrives Grindleford at 10:28. We will aim to meet the 15:50 train from Grindleford to return to Sheffield arriving 16:04 (however if we miss this one, the next train is at 16:50)

Parking: Limited free parking on Station Access Road at Grindleford. Be careful not to block road or use café parking spaces

Cost: free

Description: A unique opportunity to improve your outdoor photography skills in the company of award-winning professional, Chiz Dakin. The route ascends Padley Gorge, passes Surprise View and visits interesting rock formations before returning to the station via some traditional abandoned gritstone millstones. The leisurely pace will allow plenty of time for photography, discussion of techniques and camera settings along the way.

Signed copies of “Outdoor Photography” (by Chiz Dakin and Jon Sparks) will be available on the day along with the newly updated 2nd edition of Cycling in the Peak District

Terrain: Woodland, open moorland, some steep sections.

Led by: Rob Haslam, with award-winning Professional Outdoor Photographer/Writer Chiz Dakin. Chiz is the co-author of Outdoors Photography (published by Cicerone), two cycling guides, and is a regular contributor of walking routes to Trail magazine, an occasional contributor to The Great Outdoors, Outdoor Enthusiast and Active Traveller

Limit: 20

Difficulty: 2=Intermediate

Theme: outdoor photography

Dogs: no

Bring: Drinks and packed lunch. Camera (smartphones are acceptable if you don’t have a camera with interchangeable lenses, although the latter gives more options for creativity), a spare battery. Optional - tripod and ND/grey grad and “big stopper” filters - if you have them.

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