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Book Review • Gallery

To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Joe Cornish Gallery, Joe Cornish decided to produce this book in association with Lee Filters; a “Greatest Hits” collection of his best sellers. However, is it worth the purchase? David Hay explains

It had always been an ambition of mine to visit the Joe Cornish Gallery, so, when I found myself in that part of the country, I made a detour to Northallerton. Situated in a side street off the main road, the gallery includes not only work by Joe Cornish but also displays photographs by a number of other photographers. I am sure any landscape photographer who visits the gallery will come away enthused and inspired, as I did.

The work on show by Joe himself is, predominately, of his best-selling images, which are taken mainly in the surrounding area. There are many images of Roseberry Topping, Whitby and Staithes. Some of the images are displayed at different sizes, the largest of which had a price tag of over £800 when I was there. It is always interesting to see images printed really big as you can examine the fine quality of the images close-up. The largest prints had a ‘walk-in’ quality. The closer you went the more detail you saw. Even...

Read this article, and many more, in High Definition, inside Issue 29 of Landscape Photography Magazine.

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David Hay

I took up photography at the age of eleven and have been passionate about it ever since. As a retired biologist I still marvel at the beauty of the natural world and try and capture the colours and forms of natural things around me.

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