The Barn Owl

17 April 2016 // Birds //Photography

Words and pictures: Mat Bingham My earliest memory of a barn owl was driving home with dad in the winter; we rounded a bend on the lonely fenland road and were greeted by a white ghost hovering above the verge. I was eight years old and can still remember it clearly. White feathers with mottled […]

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Sacred & Absurd: Votive Offerings at the West Penwith Holy wells

1 April 2016 // Folklore //Photography

Sacred & Absurd: Votive Offerings at the West Penwith Holy wells A photo book by William Arnold Published by Antler Press in an edition of 50. Black & White. Review by Ian Humberstone. A rag, a glove, a shoe, a clunky old key, a ceramic toad kitted out in human clothing – all hang pendulously […]

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Justin Partyka – Not Exactly Nature Writing

24 March 2016 // Events //Photography

We’re pleased to be able to share the details of an upcoming exhibition from long-time Caught by the River contributor Justin Partyka. Without further ado, here’s the press release: Justin Partyka, Walnut Tree Farm, 2006. © 2016 Justin Partyka and backroad books. Justin Partyka, in association with the Aldeburgh Festival 2016, is pleased to present […]

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Iceland, January 2016

18 February 2016 // Photography //Travel

Photographer Mat Bingham trains his lens on the wildlife and landscapes of Iceland A passenger we bumped into on arrival at Keflavík International Airport told us the weather forecast was for rain all week. Thanks for that we thought! We had a four wheel drive with enough room for the two of us to sleep […]

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The Somerset Floods

11 February 2016 // Photography

In the winter of 2013-14, the Somerset Levels suffered severe flooding. Photographer Matilda Temperley documented the damage. Later compiled into a sell-out book entitled Under The Surface – Somerset Floods, the images won Matilda the Royal Photographic Society’s Vic Odden award in September 2015. Below are select images from the project.

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