Welcome to the photography of Simon Kitchin, A North Wales photographer and the author of the photo location guidebook Photographing North Wales. On my website you can browse photos of North Wales and the UK, buy high quality prints, framed prints and canvases, book a landscape photography workshop in Snowdonia National Park or buy a copy of my latest North Wales calendar.

A day exploring the River Dee on the LifeDeeRiver project

February 27, 2021
Yesterday was my first day working on the LifeDeeRiver project with Natural Resources Wales, with the main plan being to find the most photogenic stretches of the Dee between Carrog and Bala. With lots of ground to cover I decided an early start was definitely a good idea so the alarm was set and sunrise at Carrog decided upon. Driving through the...
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North Wales Calendar 2022 - making a start!

February 20, 2021
Wet & windy out there today... perfect time to be making a start on the 2022 North Wales calendar, front page just about sorted
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Working with Natural Resources Wales: LifeDeeRiver project

February 06, 2021
I’m delighted to be working with Natural Resources Wales on the fantastic LifeDeeriver restoration project aimed at boosting wildlife along the full length of the River Dee. Over the next few months I’ll be photographing the river and wildlife to help promote awareness of the natural beauty of the river and surroundings. https://naturalresources.w...
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New Yorkshire Dales photo gallery added to my website

January 16, 2021
With a bit of time on my hands during lockdown I’ve updated my website a little by adding a new Yorkshire Dales photo gallery, please do have a browse. All the photos were taken during my walking trips to the area. https://www.landscapephotographyuk.com/p676745369
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Have a safe & Happy Christmas & New Year!!

December 20, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I'd like to wish everyone that's shown an interest in my photography a safe and happy Christmas & New Year. It's not been the easiest 2020 for anyone so I hope 2021 brings better times to all.
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A cloudy day in Snowdonia - but 5 minutes of magic at sunset

December 11, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
A cloudy day was forecast today but they can make for the most interesting days out withe the camera so I decided I'd have a wander on the lower slopes of Snowdon. The cloud was rolling through the valley of Nant Gwynant and looking pretty spectacular as it drifted slowly through the Llanberis Pass below me. Snowdon summit played a game of hide and...
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Stunning sunrise above snow-capped Tryfan Snowdonia's most majestic mountain

December 04, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I've been trying for a snow-capped sunrise photo of Tryfan in Snowdonia for a few years now but the conditions have never quite combined to produce the image I'd wanted...until this morning. With snow having fallen on the Snowdonia peaks the night before the weather forecast for early morning showed a small window of opportunity before more snow an...
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The lonely tree Llanberis - Snowdonia’s most popular photo location

December 01, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
The lonely tree of Llanberis is one of Snowdonia’s most popular photo locations with photographers. The best time to visit is late autumn and winter when sunrise is behind the Llanberis pass and you have the chance of some spectacular light behind the tree. The location of the tree is to the west of Llanberis besides Llyn Padarn, access the car par...
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15% discount on all prints, canvases and framed prints of North Wales and the UK

November 30, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I'm running a special discount offer - 15% off all prints, canvases & framed prints from now and throughout December... just use the coupon code: 15DECEMBER when at checkout on my website http://www.landscapephotographyuk.com/uk-landscape-photography-galleries
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A misty morning of stunning reflections on Bala Lake in Snowdonia

November 27, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
A day chasing the winter morning mists today and Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid) turned out to be the ideal spot with not only mist shrouding the surrounding mountains but some rare reflections on Wales's largest natural lake. I arrived mid-morning and spent a while admiring and photographing the atmospheric view. I decided to hang around until late afterno...
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Misty morning at the Horseshoe Falls near Llangollen in North Wales

November 27, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
An early start today with a misty morning forecast so thought I'd try my luck in the Dee Valley at Llangollen. The mist was a little patchy but fortunately still quite dramatic at the Horseshoe Falls.
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North Wales Calendar 2021 - now sold out

November 22, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
A big thanks to everyone who bought a copy of my 2021 North Wales Calendar, all copies are now sold....I'll be starting work on a new calendar for 2022 early in the New Year
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Christmas cut-off dates for photography orders

November 21, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
With Christmas quickly upon us please be aware of the following dates for placing your orders in time to arrive for the festive period Christmas cutoff dates for orders Photo prints, books and Calendars: Thursday 17th December Framed & Canvas prints: Monday 14th December
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Stunning Gwrych Castle the North Wales home of Im a Celebrity 2020

November 16, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Gwrych Castle is the stunning 18th location of the 2020 I'm a celebrity TV programme hosted by Ant and Dec. Once a grand family home the castle fell into ruin during the 1990's but thanks to Gwrych Castle Trust is now undergoing a major renovation programme. A hidden gem of North Wales it's a "must visit" attraction, located on the North Wales coas...
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A photo day on the stunning Traeth Llanddwyn near Newborough on the Isle of Anglesey

November 13, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
An early start to arrive at the stunning Traeth Llanddwyn near Newborough on the Isle of Anglesey. Sunrise combined with high tide and strong winds which made taking photos both dramatic and challenging. The cloud over the Snowdonia mountains created some amazing sunburst whilst the strong winds saw the waves crashing against the usually tranquil g...
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