Going underground

I spent a few days in September visiting the caves and caverns of the Peak District for a magazine feature. These dark and dimly lit places are simply amazing, but a nightmare to photograph. I was given special permission to use a tripod in some, but in others I relied on the high ISO, wide aperture and image stabilising capabilities of my Olympus OMD and I must say, it performed brilliantly. It got me images that just weren’t possible with my Canon 5D and confirmed what an amazing little camera this is.

The editor was delighted with the images too, so I can’t wait to see them in print. Here are a few examples from my visit and if you get chance, I highly recommend you visit these caves.

Pooles Cavern

Pooles Cavern

Speedwell Cavern

Treak Cliff Cavern

Speedwell Cavern

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