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iFootpath Expert: To Print or Not to Print

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iFootpath digital walking guides are all designed to be followed using our dedicated App, but there are several reasons that you might also want to print the guides. In this latest instalment of the iFootpath Expert blog we explain the reasons that the App should always be your first choice, as well as the options for printing the guides…

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Get the Right Software, Create the Right Image…

Get the Right Software, Create the Right Image…

In this series of blog posts we have taken a look at how microstock may be an attractive place for you to sell your pictures, how copyright and quality come before all else and how you can streamline your upload process to multiple microstock sites. In this instalment, I wanted to let you know a little about the software that I use to process my images for microstock sites and for use on iFootpath, with a hope that this will help you produce great images from your walks.

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Ryedale Market Towns Trail Collection

Ryedale Market Towns Trail Collection

iFootpath has teamed up with Ryedale District Council to bring you a new circular long-distance walking trail in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire. This 67-mile (108km) long-distance trail celebrates the glorious landscape of this district as well as the many traditional small villages and the five historic market towns, all offering a great Yorkshire welcome.

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Howardian Hills Easy Countryside Trails

Howardian Hills Easy Countryside Trails

Howardian Hills AONB has teamed up with iFootpath to create six Easy Countryside Walking Trails, designed to give everyone the chance to enjoy a slice of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Discover the beauty of this charming landscape on hard-surfaced tracks and lanes, with short routes suitable for beginners, wheelchairs, pushchairs or disability buggies. There are stunning views and nature-rich woodlands just waiting to be discovered, and chance for a glimpse of the Kilburn White Horse, Ampleforth Abbey and Byland Abbey.

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More Walking and Less IT - Submit Your Images to Multiple Microstock Sites

More Walking and Less IT - Submit Your Images to Multiple Microstock Sites

This is the third of a series of blog posts about microstock photography. In this post I will be giving you a few insights into the workflow I use to get my pictures successfully uploaded to microstock sites.

There are essentially three stages to the process and my objective is to balance ease and speed with results. After all, no one wants to spend hours preparing and submitting images to each microstock site and then adding keywords and a caption – better to spend your time out walking and capturing some great pictures along the way.

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When it Comes to Microstock put Copyright and Quality Before Composition

When it Comes to Microstock put Copyright and Quality Before Composition

In my last blog post ‘Are your walking photos good enough to sell?’ I provided an introduction to microstock and how it is possible to earn a small income from pictures that you take whilst out walking. In this blog post I want to continue with giving some information about the type of pictures that microstock sites are looking for and, perhaps more importantly, the pictures they won’t accept.

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Are Your Walking Photos Good Enough to Sell?

Are Your Walking Photos Good Enough to Sell?

The pictures you take while out walking deserve better than just being archived on your hard drive. Walking and photography make great bedfellows - especially if you can also earn a small income from your best pictures. If you are one of those people that likes to take a camera with you when you walk, perhaps snapping landscapes, wildlife, historic buildings or your faithful pooch as you trot happily along the footpaths, then read on….

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How to Support us

Many of you have asked what else you can do to help and support us. Spreading the word is really helpful, telling your friends, family and colleagues all about iFootpath. You may also want to write a review of the App (to encourage more people to join in) or share your own walking stories in our Facebook group. We don’t want to raise the price of the App nor introduce an annual fee or ‘pay per walk’ model as we are committed to keeping the App as accessible to as many people as possible. Having said that, more funds would be useful to help us grow the collection of walking guides, so if you would like to donate a little extra (just £1 from everyone would go a very long way) that would be great.

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Inspiring Views in the Surrey Hills

Inspiring Views in the Surrey Hills

iFootpath is proud to be the walking guides partner for an exciting arts project in the Surrey Hills. During Summer 2016 a number of striking looking sculptures popped up along the Greensand Way. These distinct pieces of art are part of the Inspiring Views project delivered by Surrey Hills Arts. Funded through the Mittal Foundation, this project has worked with landowners to open up hidden views along the Greensand Way, improve access and commission artists to interpret the views through art, poetry and sound.

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Literary Walks Collection

Literary Walks Collection

Walking in the towns, villages and countryside of England has inspired many great literary works from Winnie the Pooh to Dracula and the many books that feature the super sleuth Sherlock Holmes.

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The Visit Ryedale Market Towns Collection

The Visit Ryedale Market Towns Collection

Ryedale District Council has teamed up with iFootpath to bring you the Visit Ryedale Collection, 21 digital walking guides that will help you discover this glorious part of North Yorkshire. Each walk begins in one of the market towns – Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside, Pickering, Malton and Norton-on-Derwent – and there are routes to suit all abilities, from shorter discovery trails to longer countryside rambles. The Visit Ryedale Collection is part of the wider Ryedale Market Towns promotion project, which aims to help visitors discover the beautiful countryside around the five Ryedale market towns, whilst also encouraging stops at attractions, cafes, pubs and shops along the way.

 

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Sussex Hospices Trail Collection

Sussex Hospices Trail Collection

iFootpath has teamed up with Friends of Sussex Hospices to create a trail dedicated to raising awareness of the work of the hospices in Sussex. The Sussex Hospices Trail is a 200 mile (320km) circular long distance path that starts and ends in Chichester. Using existing footpaths and bridleways, the trail guides walkers on an exciting, rewarding and sometimes exhilarating journey around the Sussex countryside. It is the perfect way of experiencing all that Sussex has to offer, from seaside promenades to riverside pastures and tranquil woodlands to the bracing tops of the South Downs. The variety of the route is a real treat and there are lots of landmarks to visit along the way too. If you’ve ever fancied visiting Arundel Castle, Battle Abbey, Brighton’s i360, Glorious Goodwood or Chichester Cathedral then this is a great opportunity to do just that.

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Nottingham City Transport Collection

Nottingham City Transport Collection

 'Get off the bus and take a walk!' Aimed at inspiring local people to get out and enjoy Nottingham's fantastic countryside and the city's hidden gems, Nottingham City Transport has partnered with the popular website and app, iFootpath, to create six walking guides specifically designed to work around the NCT bus network.

 

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Explore Surrey Collection

Explore Surrey Collection

iFootpath has teamed up with Surrey County Council to bring you the Explore Surrey collection. This collection of 51 digital walking guides takes in the best of Surrey's glorious countryside. Whether you're an adventurous walker or someone who prefers a short stroll, there's a walk to suit you. The routes have been hand-picked by Surrey County Council's countryside team, giving you a true flavour of the diversity, beauty and splendour of the county. You will discover ancient woodlands, chalk downland, meandering rivers, expansive vineyards, sweeping valleys, historic parkland and beautiful villages. There is plenty of historical interest along the way too. From gunpowder mills and semaphore towers, mills and pillboxes to historic churches and majestic stately homes, you may be surprised at how much there is to discover on your doorstep.

 

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Walking Guide Creation Service

Offer Your Visitors the Ultimate Outdoor Experience
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Walking Guide Creation Service

 

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iFootpath is run by a husband and wife team, Richard and Claire, and is based on our love of walking. The iFootpath website and app (iOS and Android) have been designed to make outdoor adventures fun, simple and stress free. Blending the appeal of traditional guide books with the convenience of modern technology, iFootpath has become the definitive modern walking manual.

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Adnams Pub Walks

Adnams Pub Walks

Working with Adnams we have created eleven pub walks in Suffolk and Norfolk. All the walks take in at least one wonderful Adnams pub where you can enjoy great food and drink to help you on your journey. Each walk can be printed from the iFootpath website or you can download and print the PDF leaflet. Better still all the walks can be found on the iFootpath iPhone and Android Apps so you can take the walk with you and follow progress on the live interactive map.

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Three walks from Moonlight Cottage, Cocking, West Sussex

Three walks from Moonlight Cottage, Cocking, West Sussex

The three walks start and finish at Moonlight Cottage in Cocking, West Sussex in the heart of the South Downs. Moonlight Cottage is a wonderful B&B (open all year) and tea room (open March to September) offering walkers a perfect base for weekends away or simply some delicious refreshments after a day of walking. 

 

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Love pubs? Love walking? Read on…

Love pubs? Love walking? Read on…

We have created a circular walk from each of these pubs below, which cunningly culminates in the pub itself. Each pub has its own style and flavour, though you'll find good cask beers, freshly cooked food, decent and affordable wine and a good shelf of malt whiskies throughout. They are all informal places for people who like to meet, eat, drink and talk in a relaxed friendly atmosphere.

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Four walks around the Slindon Estate, West Sussex

Four walks around the Slindon Estate, West Sussex

We have created four walks around the Slindon Estate in West Sussex.  The Slindon Estate is the National Trust’s largest traditional estate on the South Downs. The 3,500 acre estate has existed since the 7th century and is 4 miles long and 2 miles at its widest. For many years the estate belonged to the Archbishops of Canterbury and included a palace and deer park. It has been managed by the National Trust since 1950. 

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Fancy a pint of Badger - Hall and Woodhouse pub walks

Fancy a pint of Badger - Hall and Woodhouse pub walks

Hall and Woodhouse is an independent family company owned and run by the fifth generation of the Woodhouse family. Working togther we have put together some great pub walks for you to enjoy.

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