Advance copy of Photographing The Lake District – Second Edition, by Stuart Holmes. Plus Photographing The Night Sky and a gift wrap service.

We are very proud to announce fotoVUE’s eighteenth publication.

If you want to visit the most beautiful places in the Lake District and return with a great set of photographs this is the guidebook for you.

We have received an advance copy of PHOTOGRAPHING THE LAKE DISTRICT (second edition) by Stuart Holmes. See the video above – also included is a quick look at the progress of Photographing The Night Sky by Alyn Wallace, our next publication in early 2022.

PRE-ORDERS STILL AVAILABLE NOW – and should be shipped out on 15th December in time for Christmas. Signed copies are £24.95 – with free UK shipping (RRP after publication is £29.95). You can pre-order a copy HERE

Gift wrap and personalised greetings card service

If you would like to give a fotoVUE book as a gift for someone this Christmas? We will wrap it in Christmas paper, pop in a beautiful card with your message and get it to them before Christmas (UK orders only and must be placed before 17th December). Plus you get 20% off using the coupon code GIFT at checkout (coupon only good for books not on offer or pre-orders). At the checkout, add their mailing address and your message, we will do the rest.


Being born and bred in the Lake District, and taking photographs since a young age, Stuart guides you to all the classic locations and many less familiar locations off the beaten track and away from the crowds.

Covered are lakes, tarns, jetties, bridges, valleys, waterfalls, woodlands, villages, cottages and farmhouses, grand panoramic viewpoints, shows and events, historic houses, castles and gardens. This edition also includes two outliers, St Bees Head on the west coast and the Appleby Horse Fair.

Detailed OS maps featuring the locations (and the best pubs), written directions and smart phone useable ///what3words and scannable lat-long QR-codes make getting to a location straightforward.

• 100 locations and over 800 beautiful photographs
• Topographic maps • Sat nav and map co-ordinates including ///what3words and scannable lat-long QR-codes for your smart phone • Sun compass
• Best times to visit and seasonal highlights • Photographic tips • Accessibility notes
• Travel information • The best places to stay, eat and drink



Mick Ryan

Director of fotoVUE and Co-author of Photographing The Peak District
Mick Ryan is the founder and the director of fotoVUE. He is based in Calderdale having spent the last seven years in the Peak District. He also spends part of the year in Saratoga Springs, upstate New York. He is the founder of Rockfax guidebooks and introduced well-designed large-format photo-topo...

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