Caught by the Tide Photo Zine Released » Richard Flint Photography

Photo Zine Released I’m pleased to announce that the photo zine ‘Caught by the Tide’ has been released and can now be purchased from Blurb for £5.29 + P&P. This is the first book released since Sea, Sky, Sand and Street in 2011. Purchase ‘Caught by the Tide’ Click here to go to the Blurb purchase page Zine Details The twenty-four-page magazine has a total of nineteen images taken in Norfolk in 2016. The photographs were taken during a final family holiday with my mother that year. The images conclude a trilogy of mobile-based photography shot in the English county over a number of years starting in 2009. The Zine Website Page The web page giving some background details about the photography plus links to purchase the zine can be found HERE. Related

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Norfolk 2009

A few images from ten years ago connected to my post about Norfolk 2009 located HERE and also discussed in my June 2019 podcast HERE.

Boat undergoing renovation – Morston Quay, Norfolk 2009
Fakenham flea market, Norfolk 2009
Blakeney, Norfolk 2009
Sea fret at Cromer, Norfolk 2009

The Quiraing Sunbather

The Quiraing, on the Isle of Skye, isn’t exactly the first place you’d think of when it comes to sunbathing, but on returning to the car, i came across this chap trying to catch some rays. Then again, maybe he was just getting some rest after walking the Quiraing.

The fabulous mountains in the background are the Torridon hills on the Scottish Mainland, an area of Scotland that I’ve never visited before but would love to explore.

The Pillbox

The same pillbox photographed in 2009 and 2016. The first shot looks west towards East Runton and the second image looks east towards Cromer, the distinctive Victorian pier being visible on the horizon.

Originally constructed on the clifftop, the pillbox ended up down on the beach due to coastal erosion. An intricate series of coastal defences were constructed in key locations along the Norfolk coast, many of which can still be seen.

At the start of World War 2, Norfolk was seen as the most logical location for a potential German invasion of England due to its geographical location (closest part of Britain to Germany) and beaches with deep water access that would enable ships to get close into the coast and put troops ashore.

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The Lonely Tree

I’m currently going through my Scotland images and came across this one taken in 2013. It certainly lives up to the Darker Skies name!

The tree has appeared in a number of my photographs including the one below that has been used as my twitter header image, on and off, since 2012.  I have to say that i’m rather fond of that little tree.

Both photographs were taken at a location near Dornie, Highlands of Scotland.

Through Cowgate

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A colour version of this image, taken in Cowgate in the atmospheric old town area of Edinburgh, was posted on Instagram a couple of days ago, but i rather like the black and white version too.

One thing i didn’t notice at the time was the CCTV camera mounted on the pole! Looks like I myself was on camera  later when i walked through on my way to the Grass Market.