Survey East / Blackwaterside

15 February 2017 // Photography

Here follow some recent additions to Survey East, a continuing document of the Blackwater Estuary by Ultramarine’s Ian Cooper. Shots from the series make up photofilm Blackwaterside, which will be shown at our Horse Hospital event later this month with a live Ultramarine soundtrack. More information and tickets are available here.

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Edge Walking #6: The South Blackwater

7 February 2017 // Edge Walking //Photography //Walking

A series of posts following Tom Bolton – author of ‘London’s Lost Rivers’ and ‘London’s Lost Neighbourhoods’ – as he travels the coastline of the British Isles. Words and images by Tom Bolton Our expeditions beating the bounds of Essex had recommenced in late Spring 2016, after an intermission of several years. We first struck […]

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Mariahoeve: photos by Douglas McCarthy

21 January 2017 // Photography

“To be Dutch means that you must live with water” – Renée Jones-Bos Last year photographer Douglas McCarthy, whose work in the Thames Estuary has featured previously on Caught by the River, relocated to the Netherlands. His latest series is set on a modernist housing estate in the Mariahoeve district of The Hague. In quintessentially […]

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Richard Carter at Machpelah Mill

17 January 2017 // Photography

‘Our town of Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire takes its name from the picturesque sixteenth-century packhorse bridge crossing Hebden Water in the centre of town. The locals are justifiably proud of it. But there are many other photogenic bridges in the area. So, in 2014, I embarked on a project to photograph the other local […]

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Edge Walking #5: An Inland Detour

6 January 2017 // Edge Walking //Photography //Walking

A series of posts following Tom Bolton – author of ‘London’s Lost Rivers’ and ‘London’s Lost Neighbourhoods’ – as he travels the coastline of the British Isles. Words and images by Tom Bolton We had spent the summer working our way along the Essex coast, mudflat by mudflat, but our visits had temporarily stalled as […]

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