Paul Harris, photographer

Paul Harris visited Pateley Bridge Art Club to talk about and illustrate his recent photographic projects, both locally, around England and abroad.

He showed some images and a film sequence of local life that are part of his ongoing four year project with the Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership.

The following are some of photographs and films, copyright Paul Harris Photography.

Photographs from Cumbria

Horse riding, Mallerstang,
Stormy skies over the Howgills
Esthwaite Water, Near Sawrey, Lake District, Cumbria
Esthwaite Water, Near Sawrey, Lake District, Cumbria

Film Work with Artists
Paul mentioned the short film, Swarm, he made of Laney Birkhead’s bee printing project. This had been shown to art club members at the February 2017 meeting, see blog post, and is available to view at > Swarm_a_film_by_Paul_Harris
Paul showed a short film made with Jane Carlisle Bellerby, artist in silk, based on her exhibition at No 6 Studio Gallery, King Street Workshops last year. View at > From Dale to Dale

Iceland
Paul’s international projects include leading photography holidays, including Iceland. He had just returned from Iceland where he was fortunate to come close to sperm whales and orcas. He showed us many photographs, including the following.

Sperm Whale off the north coast of Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Iceland.
Sperm Whale off the north coast of Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Iceland.
Killer Whales, Orca (Orcinus orca), Grundarfjörður, Iceland.
Killer Whales, Orca (Orcinus orca), Grundarfjörður, Iceland.
Svínafellsjökull
Svínafellsjökull

There are more pictures and some short films from Iceland on Paul’s website and film page linked at the end. These show the interaction of light and ice plus the spectacular northern lights.

Greenland
He told us about his visits to remote parts of Greenland accessible only by boat (weather and ice permitting), by helicopter or by dog sled.He mentioned some of the environmental issues arising in the fragile landscapes.

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Icebergs at the entrance to the icefiord south of Ilulissat, Greenland
Icebergs at the entrance to the icefiord south of Ilulissat, Greenland

Asia
Paul showed us images from northern India with spectacular mountains and unique cultural festivals.

Ladakh, Northern India
Ladakh, Northern India
Musicians, Korzok Gustor Festival, Tso Moriri, Ladakh
Musicians, Korzok Gustor Festival, Tso Moriri, Ladakh

Film Work
Paul showed us scenes during shooting of the series Secrets of the National Trust for channel 5, available on catch up, including an episode with spectacular aerial shots of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal.

For more details of his work and photographs visit Paul’s website
website – www.paulharrisphotography.com
instagram – www.instagram.com/paulharrisphotography/
video – www.vimeo.com/phpProductions

All photographs copyright Paul Harris Photography.

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