New Shop Stock

19 May 2016 // Books //Photography //Shop

We’ve just added a lovely selection of bits and bobs to our shop, including John Bevis’s The Keartons: Inventing nature photography, newly released by Uniformbooks. This new and definitive study concerns itself with the lives and partnership of brothers Richard and Cherry Kearton – who took the first ever photograph of a bird’s nest with […]

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Beachy Head

16 May 2016 // Photography

Beachy Head is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, rising to 162 metres (531 ft) above sea level. The peak allows views of the south east coast from Dungeness in the east, to Selsey Bill in the west. Its height has also made it one of the most notorious suicide spots in the world. […]

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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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