May 29
All Saint’s Kedleston, Curzon Chapel
More pics of this wonderful church here 

All Saint’s Kedleston, Curzon Chapel

More pics of this wonderful church here 

Sep 15

Step back in time to some of the remarkable gem’s under the custodianship of the CCT

Sep 13
The medieval timber framed beauty of St. Werburgh’s Warburton
More pics here:
http://gallery.me.com/andymarshall#100493&view=carouseljs&sel=0

The medieval timber framed beauty of St. Werburgh’s Warburton

More pics here:

http://gallery.me.com/andymarshall#100493&view=carouseljs&sel=0

Sep 12
At the centre of all that, the tower at Saint Giles remains a beacon of humanity and memorial to the community that built and worshipped in it. A reminder of the toils of the mason, roofer and painter that constructed, protected and augmented the walls.
Finalising the photo’s for the wonderful Saint Giles in Imber today

Finalising the photo’s for the wonderful Saint Giles in Imber today

Sep 11
There are few buildings where you are made conscious of a time when human beings were in harmony with their environment, and had an inherent understanding of their part in the world.

More words on the remarkable Upton Cressett

http://cctphotography2011.posterous.com/end-of-the-day-1911

The resonant chevron arch of Upton Cressett. (Working on these pics this morning)

The resonant chevron arch of Upton Cressett. (Working on these pics this morning)

Sep 09
This church is the antithesis of the grand country parish with tombs full of Fontesque’s; and whilst there are distinctive formal memorials to the makers and shakers of their day - the most noticeable monuments are those that are ‘accidental’.

Words on the remarkable church of St. James, Cameley more here 

http://cctphotography2011.posterous.com/end-of-the-day-31811

Working on the pics of St. James Cameley - remarkable church in Somerset

Working on the pics of St. James Cameley - remarkable church in Somerset

Sep 08
Light and movement and graphic illustration in a celebration of the skill and prowess of the living throughout the hundreds of years of community life.

Processing the pics for St. Mary Pitstone - fond memories

http://cctphotography2011.posterous.com/end-of-the-day-24811

Sep 07
Working on the pics of Chandos Mausoleum at the mo. Here is the interior of St. Lawrence, Little Stanmore, London which is home to the Chandos Mausoleum - Classical interior is tart as your stylistic senses adjust from the Gothic exterior.
http://cctphotography2011.posterous.com/end-of-the-day-25811-43692

Working on the pics of Chandos Mausoleum at the mo. Here is the interior of St. Lawrence, Little Stanmore, London which is home to the Chandos Mausoleum - Classical interior is tart as your stylistic senses adjust from the Gothic exterior.

http://cctphotography2011.posterous.com/end-of-the-day-25811-43692

Its Gothic architecture primevally rooted in our recent memory; and branching off: an alien thing in the form of a Classical Mausoleum - striking in its contrast and wondrous in its execution.

Working on the pics of the Chandos Mausoleum at the moment. Here’s the story behind the days shoot 

http://cctphotography2011.posterous.com/end-of-the-day-25811-43692

Some churches make me feel like the Highlander character in the film - I get sustainance and energy from the cultural gems on display; and I feel like a voyeur as I peep through the layers of history to our ancestors toils, fears and endeavours. This is such a church.

Saint Thomas a Becket, Capel Saint Thomas, Kent (visited on 23 Feb 2011) Continued..

http://cctphotography2011.posterous.com/end-of-the-day-23211-dedicated-to-the-wakefor

Back home after photographing the last church at Imber in the Churches Conservation Trust commission. The commission started in the depths of winter this year and I will be re-visiting some of the posts from that time over the next few days