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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.
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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.
This is the book I put together after last summers British Exploring Society Expedition to Namibia on which I was photography leader. Each member of the expedition has a double spread in which they created a photo series based on their experience of five weeks of self-supported living in the desert including backpacking across the infamously hostile Skeleton Coast.
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.
Signed 90x90cm Prints available in a limited edition of 7
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.
A meeting of two of Worcester’s architectural highlights: The Hive and Worcester Cathedral photographed as part of The Severn Project, a walk from Source to Sea along the river Severn.
The Hive which houses Worcester Library is clad in golden alloy tiles made from recycled copper. The building was designed by architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and opened in 2012. The irregular cone shape of the roof was inspired by the form of the nearby Malvern Hills.
Worcester cathedral was begun in 1084 and contains Royal Tombs, Medieval cloisters, an ancient crypt and has important parts of the building dating from every century from the 11th to the 16th. Unusually the cathedral has an overall unity yet each architectural period from Norman to Perpendicular remands distinct and legible.
The main basin of Gloucester Docks was the original terminus of the ship canal that ran from Sharpness, opened in 1827. The victorian warehouses and mills at Gloucester were mainly built for the storage and processing of imported corn. The old warehouses, were built with thick brick walls, a slate roof and strong wooden floors supported by cast-iron columns. The many small windows were intended more for ventilation than for light and were originally fitted with shutters rather than glass. The corn was stored in sacks that were lifted up to the required floor by manually operated winches in the loft.
In 2014 Gloucester Docks was converted into a film set for “Alice through the Looking Glass” by Tim Burton with the addition of five tall ships. Here’s a clip from the BBC showing how the docks were transformed for the movie.
Photographed as part of The Severn Project a walk from Source to Sea along the river Severn