Sunset - Dartmoor
New growth of ferns and a windswept tree at sunset, another waiting game and image for my current project, titled 'The light of Dartmoor'.
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Medieval wheelpit at Huntingdon mine on southern Dartmoor. Without tin there would have been no Bronze Age. Tin is rare in Europe. The earliest and largest center for tin mining in Europe dates to 2500 BCE in Erzgebirge in the Balkans. It was in huge demand and exported as far as the Mediterranean. Other sources of tin in Europe were mined in Devon and Cornwall in England, Brittany in France, the Iberian Peninsula and a tiny amount in Italy used by the Etruscans.
Haytor On Dartmoor
I'm not altogether sure why but I like rocks, especially granite rocks like these that are found on Dartmoor in England. This was one of the places I visited recently. The photo above reminds me of men wearing berry-like flat hats - but I am overdue for an eye test! Dartmoor can be a desolate area but in the sunshine it is something special, full of magic and mystery. To think that people will have been touching and seeing these stones for over 5000 years, what stories they can tell…
Photos of Devon, England
Devon is a photographer's delight; a beautiful coastline and rolling countryside dotted with archetypal English villages. It is also a county of contrasts with two historic cities straddling some of the most remote countryside in England.