The English Parish Church

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English Parish Churches are amongst the most beautiful and atmospheric buildings we have, and I love photographing them.  I was inspired by the wonderful work of Edwin Smith, one of our finest architectural photographers… the images are still fresh today, half a century after he took them.  He worked with his wife Olive Cook to produce a series of books about buildings, but its his work in churches which he is most well known for.  ’English Parish Churches’ was published by Thames and Hudson in 1952.  Interior Photography is a specialist photographic field, and Edwin Smith was a master… These church photographs are a small part of my collection, and I intend adding to them in the future…