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My 20 favourite photographs from 2013 –  happy travels for 2014!

1/ Western Desert Journey, Egypt more>>

Sam McConnell prepares for a night under the stars, White Desert

2/ Landscape Magazine Cover Feature more>>

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3/ Copper Staircase, Villa Mallorca by Arup & Studio Mishin more>>

4/ Sahara Sands more>>

Sahara Sands I (Western Desert, Egypt)

5/ Manolo Blahnik, Harrods by Data Nature Associates more>>

Manolo Blahnik, Harrods by Data Nature Associates

6/ Apartment T by Krause Architects and Upton-Hansen Architects more>>

Barrett Street Residence, London. Krause Architects

7/ AnalogFolk photoshoot cover feature in Conde Magazine more>>

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8/ Pyramids more>>
Great Pyramid of Giza in front of modern skyline of Cairo

9/ Infinite Forest more>>

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10/ RAF Bicester Unlocked more>>

Operations Block. Building 146

11/ Cancer Centre Naestved by Effekt & Søren Jensen more>>

Cancer Centre (Livsrum) Naestved, Denmark. Architect: Effekt.  E

12/ Invisible Gods more>>

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13/ Bundeswehr Military History Museum, Dresden more>>

Bundeswehr Military History Museum, Dresden

14/ Ridgeway: Momently Clinging more>>

Ridgeway II, Wiltshire

15/ Saxo Bank HQ by 3XN, Copenhagen more>>

Saxo Bank Headquarters by 3XN

16/ Norfolk Horizon (Homage to Gursky) more>>

17/ Walk On catalogue cover more>>

 

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18/ Canterbury Cathedral more>>

Canterbury Cathedral. The western crossing, with a view of the fan vaulting in the “Angel Steeple.”

19/ Wadi Rum Journey more>>

Wadi Rum, Jordan

20/ From Greenland to the Sahara: Interview  more>>

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Read the 15 page interview by Tim Parkin in On Landscape magazine here  (PDF 3.7MB) where I talk about the practicalities and artistic considerations when photographing in the arctic and desert environments.

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An image from my photoshoot of Richard Wentworth’s sculpture at the Venice Biennale, 2009 had been featured on the Walk on Exhibition Catalogue.

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An image from my photo series Sweet Thames, Run Softly has been featured on the cover of Landscape Magazine Autumn issue.

Ridgeway I, Uffington White Horse

Ridgeway I, Uffington White Horse

Ridgeway II, Wiltshire

Ridgeway II, Wiltshire

Ridgeway III, Oxfordshire

Ridgeway III, Oxfordshire

Ridgeway IV, The Manger, Vale of White Horse

Ridgeway IV, The Manger, Vale of White Horse

Ridgeway V, Buckinghamshire

Ridgeway V, Buckinghamshire

Ridgeway VI. Chilterns

Ridgeway VI. Chilterns

Ridgeway VII Wiltshire

Ridgeway VII
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Ridgeway VIII Wiltshire

Ridgeway VIII
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Ridgeway IX Wiltshire

Ridgeway IX
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Ridgeway X, Wiltshire

Ridgeway X, Wiltshire

Ridgeway XI, Wiltshire

Ridgeway XI, Wiltshire

Ridgeway XII, Chilterns

Ridgeway XII, Chilterns

Ridgeway XIII, Oxfordshire

Ridgeway XIII, Oxfordshire

Ridgeway XIV, Oxfordshire

Ridgeway XIV, Oxfordshire

Ridgeway XV, Oxfordshire

Ridgeway XV, Oxfordshire

Ridgeway XVI, Wiltshire

Ridgeway XVI, Wiltshire

Ridgeway XVII, Buckinghamshire

Ridgeway XVII, Buckinghamshire

Ridgeway XVIII, Chilterns

Ridgeway XVIII, Chilterns

Ridgeway XIX, Chilterns

Ridgeway XIX, Chilterns

Ridgeway XX, Chilterns

Ridgeway XX, Chilterns

“Momently clinging to the things we knew — Friends , footpaths, hedges, house and animals. Till bourne along like twigs and bits of straw we sink below the sliding stream of time.”
John Betjeman, On leaving Wantage, 1972

A photo series made along the Ridgeway, England’s oldest road, during a 6 day walk in September 2013 backpacking and wild camping where possible along the 87 miles from Avebury to Ivinghoe Beacon. Most of the photos were taken with a 400mm telephoto lens more commonly used for sports and wildlife photography in order to isolate graphic elements in the distant landscape.

For at least 5000 years travellers have used the Ridgeway. Originally connected to the Dorset coast, the Ridgeway provided a reliable trading route to The Wash in Norfolk. The high dry ground made travel easy and provided a measure of protection by giving traders a commanding view, warning against potential attacks.

This photo series was conceived of as a follow-on project from my walk along the Thames last year Sweet Thames, run softly till I end my song.

Signed limited edition prints available at £195 each (40x40cm). To purchase please contact me. Larger sizes also available

Norfolk Horizon (Homage to Gursky)
Holkham Beach, Norfolk, England
90x60cm, Edition of 7

Demeter

Demeter

Heracles

Heracles

Ephiatles

Ephiatles

Themis

Themis

Theia

Theia

Gorgons

Gorgons

Moirae

Moirae

Ares

Ares

Inspired by the gaps in the Pergamon Altar frieze, Berlin and my previous project Faceless Icons, Bulgaria

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Infinite Forest. Kemble, England. 40x40cm view larger

Signed prints available at £195 each (Edition of 25).
To purchase please contact me. Larger sizes also available

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