Now available for order."From the margins" photographs from the farmland within a one mile radius of my home in Northumberland. They focus on the marginal land around the fields and the edges, the intimate details, the micro landscapes of my surroundings. 40 pages, 210x210 square, B&W throughout£10 inc p&p UK (13€ Europe, $16 USA) PayPal … Continue reading “From The Margins“
Verge project: high summer
I have to be up front here, summer is not my favourite season. It can be - for me - too hot, muggy and stormy, even here in Northumberland and its quite often hopeless for photography. As far as the verge is concerned it goes from interesting to a mess very quickly! So I tended … Continue reading Verge project: high summer
Above the Coquet at Farnham Bank
We recently went to explore a section of the Coquet we’d seen on the map but not visited before. It was a typical July day of high humidity and summer clouds. Lovely views down to the river and across to Holystone and Sharperton with Agrimony in swaths on the river bank.
Barbara Hepworth – “Ascending Form (1958)” in The Alnwick Garden
The Alnwick Garden was created by the Duchess of Northumberland, on land adjacent to Alnwick Castle. The land was originally a garden but had been undeveloped for many years. It now has the largest collection of European plants in the UK and the largest Japanese cherry orchard in the world consisting of 329 trees. In one of the … Continue reading Barbara Hepworth – “Ascending Form (1958)” in The Alnwick Garden
Northumberlandia: a study in regeneration
Northumberlandia is a project opened in 2012 to regenerate a former open cast mine. It consists of a large landscape sculpture of the "Lady of the North" as it's called by some. It gives a unique opportunity to photograph the way the new landscape is merging with the old. As part of an ongoing photography … Continue reading Northumberlandia: a study in regeneration
“A faded seaside town”
Flowers at Wallington Hall
This is an ideal time to visit any garden as they are full of beautiful blooms. These were all taken at the National Trust property, Wallington Hall, Northumberland.
On the beach in b&w
On the beach at Low Hauxley, Northumberland. The main photo reminded me of a Barbara Hepworth sculpture and the final two are of fossilised wood over 3000 years old exposed from under the sand in the "Beast from the East" storm!
Most of these photos were taken late afternoon to take advantage of the fantastic light we have had this month.