Author Archives: Fotocourses

About Fotocourses

Gary Fooks L.R.P.S is a successful professional photographer. He is one of the top landscape photographers in Dorset and has been leading photographic courses for over 15 years. Gary combines a unique blend of one to one tuition with a simple, easy to understand style. He was born and bred in the Purbecks and regards the area as his spiritual home - his vast knowledge of the area combined with his photographic experience means that you will visit stunning locations at the best times to combine the local conditions with the light. Gary has been using digital cameras for many years and has extensive knowledge of photoshop techniques.

Route 66 – Last days

What a finish to the trip. After travelling down to Santa Monica along the busy LA freeways we finished out trip at the Santa Monica Pier with the end of the road sign on the Pier and the official site … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Route 66

Today we headed off across the desert to Barstow. First stop after a twisty drive over the mountains to the old mining town of Oatman – a real tourist trap and the most commercial place we have come across on … Continue reading

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Day 10 – Route 66

Today we set off from Flagstaff and travelled around 2 miles to the Galaxy Diner for  breakfast. After photos we headed west to Williams (a favourite spot from last years USA trip), Seligman and on to Hackberry – one of … Continue reading

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Day 9 – Route 66

Pictures by Isaac of days 8 & 9.

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Day 9 – Route 66

Only 91 miles to cover today so a relaxed day with a stop at Wilmslow to stand on the corner. The Eagles tribute has been well done with murals, a flat bed Ford and gift shop. After brunch at a … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Route 66.

What a day today. Started badly with forgetting wallet – luckily realised within a few hundred yards of hotel then a trip around Albequerque to find the iconic Route 66 Diner for breakfast only to find it wasn’t open until … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Route 66

Today we have the drive to Santa Fe. Most of us were around to see the sunrise over the Blue Swallow Motel – a real find thanks to Maria. We had a superb breakfast at the kicks on 66 diner … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Day 6

Today was our longest day in terms of distance to cover with 360 odd miles across 3 States. We started early and headed out of Oaklahoma City with our first stop at Hydro with a hreakfast at Lucilles Diner. Other … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Day 5

Today we met Gary, a real character of route 66 at the Gay Parita. His garage is a unique collection of the essence of route 66 – A hillbilly with a red hair obsession.  Maria was definitely Garys favourite and … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Day 4

Our 4th day on the road requires us to travel from Collinsville to Springfield MI a distance of over 200 miles. We leave the hotel and find the worlds largest ketchup bottle then travel through St Louis with its huge … Continue reading

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