The state of Lightroom Mobile in early 2017

Last year, I started using Lightroom for iOS – and hit a few roadblocks that derailed my experience, sending me back to the Mac. Now, after using it for several months, I’m glad to say that the situation is a lot better. But is iOS ready for serious photography work yet?

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Ben Alder Cottage and the Ossian Munros: Field Notes

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In this month’s issue of The Great Outdoors Magazine, I’m stravaiging in the mountains above Ben Alder Cottage. Here are a few photos that didn’t make the cut.

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What I learned from the membership experiment

Six months ago, I announced the launch of site membership for Alexroddie.com. Today, I am shutting it down. Here’s why, and what I learned from the past six months.

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New UKHillwalking feature: Three Days in the Cairngorms

In November 2016, I walked a 37-mile route through the Cairngorms, staying low level and avoiding the tops due to a huge dump of new snow. Although it takes in no summits, this route has plenty of interest to hold the backpacker’s attention.

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Making time for fitness

For several years, despite my regular trips to the mountains and my long-distance walks, I have struggled to find a way to maintain fitness in my everyday life. Here’s how I’m going to aim to walk 1,500 miles in 2017.

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