The Keartons: Inventing Nature Photography

15 July 2016 // Books //On Nature //Photography

The Keartons: Inventing Nature Photography by John Bevis (Uniformbooks, paperback with flaps, 192 pages. Out now and available in the Caught by the River shop, priced £14.00.) Review by Justin Partyka I spend a lot of time out walking in the country – down tracks, lanes and footpaths, in woods and around fields. I have […]

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Cutlers Rough

4 July 2016 // On Nature //Photography

Words and pictures: Mat Bingham I was struggling to keep my fingers and toes warm. Inhaling the crisp cold air was painful as we talked about the process upgrade at Frankley water treatment works. I was distracted from the discussions about chemical dosing systems and the relative merits of Type 316 stainless steel over concrete […]

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Suburban Herbarium

27 June 2016 // On Nature //Photography

Diva Harris talks to William Arnold about his 21st century homage to Victorian botany. Yellow Archangel (Lamium gleobdolon) William Arnold is a photographer living in Cornwall. Having chanced upon a copy of his Antler Press photo book some time ago and following him on Twitter, I began to notice the fruits of his latest labour, […]

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Swifts and Mayflies

23 June 2016 // Books //On Nature

Inspired by Rob Cowen’s ‘Common Ground’ and Charles Foster’s ‘Being A Beast’, Sue Brooks spends the month of May in pursuit of two elusive species Illustration by Philip Henry Gosse in a Victorian edition of Gilbert White’s ‘The Natural History of Selborne’ Oh to be in England – not April this year, although it was […]

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An exchange between Sarah Perry & Amy Liptrot

22 June 2016 // Books //On Nature

After reading each other’s books, Sarah Perry and Amy Liptrot struck up a correspondence. Here they discuss seasonality, noctilucent cloud, and the ethics of nature writing. Sarah Perry by Jamie Drew/Amy Liptrot by Lisa Swarna Khanna Sarah Perry: I want to begin by asking you what seems like rather a childish question; but it’s something […]

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