Somerset Towers update

I’ve been busy this summer so I haven’t spent as much time as I would like taking pictures of the Somerset Towers for my project. Yesterday I went out for the first time in over two months and I photographed four churches. I’ve now got 32 of the 73 churches on my list. This isContinue reading “Somerset Towers update”

Somerset Towers project continues

The weather has been bad lately and quite a lot of the Somerset Levels is still suffering from flooding. Last weekend though, the sun peeped out for a little bit so I decided to check the flood maps and head to some of the drier villages within easy reach of Bristol. I captured a fewContinue reading “Somerset Towers project continues”

Wide angle lenses

Since I embarked upon my Somerset Towers project, I’ve visited over a dozen churches across the country to photograph them with my Horseman 980 view camera. It’s barely made a scratch in the project, but I have learnt a lot already. View cameras are appropriate for architectural photography because they allow the photographer to captureContinue reading “Wide angle lenses”

Church of St Mary and St Peter, Winford

After excitedly writing about my new project, the Somerset Towers, I got off to a few weekends ago by visiting five churches. I chose some of the easiest ones to begin with, and started near Bristol. One of my first visits was the Church of St Mary and St Peter, Winford. I was lucky enoughContinue reading “Church of St Mary and St Peter, Winford”

Somerset Towers project

I’ve always enjoyed photographing old churches, especially rural ones that I’ve stumbled across in Somerset (St Etheldreda in West Quantoxhead is my favourite so far). For a little while I’ve been meaning to get round to seeking out more churches and having a series of outings. A couple of weeks ago I happened to learn aboutContinue reading “Somerset Towers project”