Tag Archives: aerial photography

Taking to the Skies – Cumbrian Archaeology from the Air

As an undergrad I once heard a lecturer describe the pursuit of aerial photography as being “the most fun a person could have with their trousers on”. Once I’d recovered from the mental pictures conjured by that unfortunate analogy, I’d always fancied having a go myself. As luck would have it my friend Kieran Baxter offered me a spare seat […]

Chocks Away!

Today I’ve been invited to take to the air with Kieran Baxter in one of these… …to fly down over some prehistoric sites in Cumbria and take photos. Needless to say I’m very excited and using all my self restraint not to turn up to the airfield dressed like this… …while referring to everyone as ‘old […]