Category Archives: Landscape

On Crosby Sands

This gallery contains 17 photos.

Crosby Sands is where the Gormleys stand.
They stare out to sea slowly covered by the rising tides
encrusted  and rusted they mark no channel
but iron-magnet draw people to them.
tide wide and mud footed they stand apart
drown’d on evry moon rise and it’s echo
who’s vanity is multiplied here?
the marker or the marked? Continue reading

Gallery | Leave a comment

Ouse Washes community KAP wrap up report

This gallery contains 6 photos.

The project goals. Kite aerial photography (KAP) is something of a oddity in the fast moving world of reality capture: it is a contemplative activity and, although utterly dependant on the weather, provides an outdoor activity that brings together people … Continue reading

Gallery | 1 Comment

The sky in the water: Manea Pit

This gallery contains 2 photos.

Vegetation follows the baulks of the flooded clay, not gravel, pit. Most pits in these parts are dug for gravel, the Manea Pit was dug for the re-enforcement of the banks of the washes. From the Manea Pit Management Plan … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Community KAP workshop Nr2

This gallery contains 7 photos.

If the weather permits a walk along the bank of the Great Ouse should furnish some intresting views. A downwind walk anlong the riverside is a pleasure, with a kite aloft the aerial view can be captured… As far as … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On the Washes: the water margin

This gallery contains 9 photos.

The kink in the Western bank between Earith and Sutton Gault is the ‘Gullet’ it’s a feature I can’t fly directly over, unless its blowing a gale, as it forms one corner of the approach to Meadowlands aerodrome. The Gullet … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , | 4 Comments

OWLP KAP workshop No1

This gallery contains 6 photos.

The Ouse and Holt Island. A canoe party paddle past St Ives Hemmingford Meadow and Holt Island: pasture and osier beds on the Ouse floodplain. Only the brave turned out, it was cold (4c) windy and early. Sunlight was sparse … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership: KAP event

This gallery contains 2 photos.

This is the first of a series of kite photography events planned as part of the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership (OWLP). The duration is approximately 2 hours. The workshop is limited to 10 persons and up to 5 kites will … Continue reading

Gallery | Leave a comment

Speed the plough

This gallery contains 16 photos.

The last tractor ploughing at the Prickwillow Ploughing Festival 2015…this is GPS guided work, perfect parallel. When freshly ploughed the sandy clays of the ancient river beds shine through the black fen:I almost gave up on this, the forecast was … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Mudlark

This gallery contains 15 photos.

This nadir shot was taken as the kite over flew its own line…. Camera flight time 15mins 236 exposures captured. Shot interval :5s Path: clickPanPro ‘A’ Canon S95 Exposure: CHDK KAP UAV 3.5 Shutter release: USB one shot Tgt Tv: … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

A pattern of dyke, level and drain on Halvergate Marshes

This gallery contains 10 photos.

Take the train  from Norwich to Yarmouth and, as the railcar rattles its way from Acle towards the sea you pass along flatlands dotted with windmills, this is a windy place and the little train often rocks with the gust … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , | Leave a comment