Detail from what remains of one of the gates to the old East Kirk on Sanday. These gates are all that remain of the kirk and now lead to a bare grass field. They are a subject to which I return time and again but which I find extremely difficult to capture well. There are power lines in view and a pole that bisects the background to the gates, the stone dyke running at the back of the field runs down at an angle and makes all shots look tipsy as a result. Today I avoided the problems by selecting a detail shot instead.
Derelict Thursday – East Kirk Gates
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