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David Noton’s Dorset

The award-winning, globe-trotting photographer points his camera at Dorset in the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

Milborne Port-based photographer, David Noton, started his business in 1985 with a bicycle, a student overdraft and an Olympus OM1n camera. The multiple prize-winning photographer has since travelled the world, and of course all over Dorset.
In response to a request from Dorset Life, in this issue he tries to capture in photographs the sentiment expressed by John Donne in the words:
‘No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace,
As I have seen in one autumnal face.’

 

The Blackmore Vale from Hambledon Hill

 

Stormy seas at Man o' War Bay, Jurassic Coast

 

 

 

Crepuscular colours in the Cerne Valley

Crepuscular colours in the Cerne Valley

Taken on a misty morning on farmland near Sherborne

 

Angry seas and patchy sunlight at Portland Bill

 

Raking evening light on a fossil on the beach at Charmouth with Golden Cap beyond

Raking evening light on a fossil on the beach at Charmouth with Golden Cap beyond

 

Morning mist across North Dorset from Hambledon Hill

 

Sherborne Old Castle in the mist at dawn

 

Trees turning as true autumn arrives at Minterne Magna

A Christmas ‘special’ of David Noton’s Chasing the Light roadshow is on at the Exchange, Sturminster Newton, 7.30, Wednesday 14 December 2011,
www.davidnoton.com
In this virtual round-the-world trip, David Noton will tell the stories and travel adventures behind his most iconic and inspirational landscape, travel, portrait and wildlife photographs – from the Patagonian ice cap to the leafy lanes of Dorset.
Tickets: £15,  available from www.davidnoton.com or on 01963 250061

 

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