Book publisher looks for dark images of the Fenlands and look who he finds!

'Debris' Book by Andrew Humphrey

'A Punch to the Heart' Book by Andrew Humphrey

'Fenland' A book of landscape photography by Peter Corr

Upcoming Hampstead Art Fair 5-8 May 2022


I was recently contacted by a book publisher who was looking for a suitable image for the front cover of a new book; he was looking for a dark and mysterious image to represent the Fenlands.

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'Cambridgeshire Fenlands' Photography by: Peter Corr

'Fenland' Book by Peter Corr

Followers of this blog may recall the project I completed during the lockdown; a series of black and white photographs of the Cambridgeshire Fenland landscape, focusing on the archetypal topography of dykes and rivers, tilted telegraph poles, uneven roads disappearing into the far distance, and semi-derelict abandoned houses.


'A Punch to the Heart' Book by Andrew Humphrew

'Debris' Book by Andrew Humphrew published by Headshotpress. Photograph of cambridgeshire fenland fenlands by Peter Corr Photographer black and white photography fens dark moody derelict house mile bank deterioration dilapidated house debris
'Debris' Book by Andrew Humphrew

The book, by Andrew Humphrey, is called 'Debris', (published by HeadShotPress) and they decided to use the image of a farmhouse you see. Andrew has been described as East Anglia’s laureate of loss and alienation, Andrew’s short fiction has appeared in Crimewave, Midnight Street, Black Static and The Third Alternative. This photograph was taken at Ten Mile Bank, just off the road to Ramsey. This house was shot a few years ago and no longer exists, having been replaced by a new building on exactly the same footprint. In Debris, I understand that the dilapidated house represents the emotional deterioration of one of the characters, as well as the location.





Purchase Books:

'Debris' by Andrew Humphrey

'A Punch To The Heart' by Andrew Humphrey

'Fenland' Landscape Photography by Peter Corr

'Fenland Road' Photography by Peter Corr Road 'A punch to the heart' Book by Andrew Humphrew published by Headshotpress. Photograph of cambridgeshire fenland fenlands by Peter Corr Photographer black and white photography fens dark moody derelict house mile bank deterioration dilapidated house debris
'Fenland Road' Photography by Peter Corr

'A Punch to the Heart' Book by Andrew Humphrey

There is a follow-up book of short stories by Andrew titled, 'A Punch To The Heart' and the photograph of a misty, dark and isolated Fenland road below has been chosen for the cover. I do feel that the Cambridge Fenlands is the perfect setting for isolation and psychological breakdown. I'm really impressed with how the photos look as book covers and I'm looking forward to reading both of the books.


'Debris' Book by Andrew Humphrew published by Headshotpress. Photograph of cambridgeshire fenland fenlands by Peter Corr Photographer black and white photography fens dark moody derelict house mile bank deterioration dilapidated house debris
'A Punch To The Heart' by Andrew Humphrey
“Andrew Humphrey has a gentle, lovely feel for the emptinesses within us, and for all the floorings – personal, social, spiritual, worldly – we fall through. He knows that the lives we imagine are a fine script, the ones we live but a scrawl.” – James Sallis

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I will be exhibiting abstract landscape artwork inspired by the Fenlands in Britain at the Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead, London this May 5-8. I will be exhibiting with Linton 59 and Darryl Nantais Art Gallery is representing my artwork. I do hope you can be there and see my artworks up close.


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