Adrian's Perfect Dartmoor

PUBLISHED: 02:01 02 June 2008 | UPDATED: 09:06 10 June 2010

A BUDLEIGH Salterton chiropodist is hoping his book of photographs, published tomorrow, will inspire people to visit local beauty spots. Adrian Oakes, who has worked in the town since 1999, is a keen photographer who specialises in taking photographs of l

A BUDLEIGH Salterton chiropodist is hoping his book of photographs, published tomorrow, will inspire people to visit local beauty spots.Adrian Oakes, who has worked in the town since 1999, is a keen photographer who specialises in taking photographs of landscapes of East Devon and Dartmoor.Many of his images are on sale at garden centres, National Trust and craft shops throughout the region - and last year he was contacted by Halsgrove Publishing about his images of Dartmoor.Several meetings later, and a lot of time spent on Dartmoor taking photographs, has resulted in Perfect Dartmoor - a colour hardback filled with landscapes, people and the history of the moor.Adrian, a Budleigh Lions member since 1997, who will be holding a book signing at the Card Shop Too on May 31, said: "They have also asked me to do another book, which will be published next year."I am hoping the book will inspire people to visit the moor and enjoy its wild beauty." l Perfect Dartmoor, published by Halsgrove, at £14.99, is available in all good bookshops, including Card Shop Too, in Budleigh Salterton High Street.

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