I was so excited to be comissioned to photograph Bath Abbey in the World Heritage City of Bath! Bath Abbey is a special place for me too – not far from my home and an iconic building which dominates the Bath skyline.¬†Spending the week in such incredible historic surroundings was an absolute priviledge in itself. Accompanied by Dr. Ollie Taylor, Bath Abbey’s Head of Engagement (and the nicest and most knowledgeable guy ever!), I made my way through this historic buiding, capturing photographs throughout the day I watched the light move across the anbcient stone work and felt the building ‘breathe’. I’m not a great fan of heights, so ascending the medievil spiral stone stairs and edging my way along the roof to photograph the Bell Tower, clock face and crawl spaces above the stunning fan vaulting, was something I’ll not forget anytime soon!

Photographing Bath Abbey
Twenty feet up on a cherry picker, I captured a view of Bath Abbey from the West Door looking towards the High Altar.

As well as the breathtaking atrium with its fan vaulted ceiling, I was fortunate to be able to photograph some of the very small detail in Bath Abbey too. Such as this beautiful ‘momento mori’ brass work tucked in beside the Alter on a momument, and not visable to the public.

Photograph of a 'momento mori' brass work on a memorial inside Bath Abbey.

Photographing Bath Abbey

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