I’ve spent much time in the Islamic world photographing the masterpieces of Islamic Architecture so its fascinating to see this simple and concise explanation of the geometry behind the seemingly infinitely complex designs such as these from Iran below.
Detail view of khanqah portal; muqarnas semi-dome, Shaykh ‘Abd al-Samad Mosque, Natanz, Iran.
Interior of Dome of Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque, Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Isfahan, Iran. Built 1603 -1618. Architect: Shaykh Bahai
Dome of the main sanctuary. Imam Mosque (Masjed-e Imam), is a mosque in Isfahan, Iran standing in south side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square. Built 1611 – 1629. Architect: Shaykh Bahai
The Shard looking mighty fine in the clear summer sunshine.
View from St Thomas, Street. Southwark, May 2015, London. Architect: Renzo Piano. Engineer: WSP Global
Image available as limited edition prints and licensing contact me for pricing.
The Severn bore is a tidal bore seen on the tidal reaches of the River Severn in England. Photographed near Minsterworth, Gloucestershire as part of a photo series based on a walk along the 354km length of United Kingdom’s longest river, The Severn.
More from The Severn Project
Partial solar eclipse 2015 photographed in Pittville Park, Cheltenham, England using a Canon 6D with 400mm lens and 1.4x teleconverter (560mm equivalent) with a homemade filter made from “Baader Astrosolar Safety Film”.
Towards the end of the eclipse the sun clouded allowing live view images without the use of a filter.
Images available for licence or as prints contact me for details.
SAFETY NOTE: If you are trying this yourself you must use live view and a solar safety film or equivalent filter (Neutral density is not sufficient) to prevent permanent damage to your eyes and your camera. Don’t look directly at the sun and even worse through any magnifying device.
1 Severn Source to Hafren Forest, 13km
2 Hafren Forest to Caerswys, 25km
3 Caersws to Welshpool, 33km
4 Welshpool to Shrewsbury, 40km
6 Shrewsbury to Ironbridge, 30km
7 The Iron Bridge
8 Ironbridge to Upper Arley, 33km
9 Upper Arley to Worcester, 33km
11 Worcester to Tewkesbury, 30km
12 Tewkesbury Abbey
13 Tewkesbury to Gloucester, 21km
14 Gloucester Docks
15 Gloucester Cathedral
16 Gloucester to Upper Framilode, 32km
17 Newnham to Gloucester, 31km
18 Newnham to Lydney, 20km
19 Upper Framilode to Dursley, 22km
20 Purton Hulks
21 Chepstow To Lydney, 18km
22 Oldbury Power Station, 6km
23 Chepstow & Lydney, 14km
24 Dursley to Severn Bridge, 36km
25 Severn Aust Powerline
26 Chepstow to Severn Bridge, 13km
27 Calidcot to Chepstow, 23km
28 Severn Bridge to Avonmouth, 15km
A 488km walk beside the River Severn, Britain’s longest river, from the source on the boggy flanks of Plynlimon in Wales to the industrial landscape surrounding Avonmouth. One of the many fascinating aspects of the river is its huge tidal range which reveals great swathes of sand and mud at low tide in the tidal stretch of the river, below Gloucester.
This page is an index of each of the 28 sections which have their own post complete with maps – click the relevant image or header to see more photos of each section.