My name is John Keates and I am a semi-professional photographer living and working in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England.
I run an architectural design company for my main income, but the income from selling photographs helps me to maintain the lifestyle I have become accustomed to!!
View of the Swiss Alps from the Bernina Express train with lake
The Jacobite Express is a steam locomotive-hauled tourist train service that operates over part of the West Highland Railway Line in Scotland and runs a distance of 41 miles between Fort William and Mallaig, passing through an area of great scenic beauty including alongside Loch Eil, Glenfinnan Viaduct and Arisaig.
Tresco Abbey Gardens are located on the island of Tresco in the Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom. The 17 acre gardens were established by the nineteenth-century proprietor of the islands, Augustus Smith, originally as a private garden within the grounds of the home he designed and built. The gardens are designated at Grade I in the Register of Historic...
This is the tenth lock on the Caldon canal. Like all locks on this canal it is a single width lock (approx 7' 6"). It is the top lock of a flight of three locks called Hazelhurst locks with a total rise of 25’ 10”.
The Caldon canal is properly known as the Caldon branch of the Trent & Mersey canal, opened in 1779.
The canal runs from the junction with...