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by Glyn Satterley
What a shame this book is out of print. The images are so resonant of crofting life - though the actual prints are a little dark - and the text packs in a lot of information.
What a shame this book is out of print. Clearly both writer and photogrpher have a true love of the Far North.
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Life In Caithness And.
Freelance Photographer. Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication. Fine Art - Painting and Drawing · London, United Kingdom. Fine Art. Current City and Hometown. Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Glyn Satterley is known for his images of Scottish sporting estates, but in these images he documents life in the areas of Caithness and Sutherland. Many believed that the oil industry brought wealth and prosperity to the whole of Scotland, Satterley's images attempt to show a different side to the story. In these photographs, a woman tosses a broom in Dunbeath and a weaver works her loom in Brora Mill. Potatoes are picked in John O'Groats and in a hotel in Golspie, women hand-fold and assemble The Northern Times ready for publication.
From the series 'Life in Caithness & Sutherland' printed as part of the exhibition .
From the series 'Life in Caithness & Sutherland' printed as part of the exhibition 'Scotland's Far North' (2017). This body of work from the late 1970s provide a unique insight into Scotlandʼs remote landscape, islands and people. Brought up in Kent, Glyn Satterley is best known for his books on ‘Scottish Sporting Estates, and his evocative and sometimes quirky images of landscape and people. Life in Caithness and Sutherland’ preceded this work, and he considers the two years spent commuting from Kent by caravanette as his photographic apprenticeship. It was a welcome release after a Fine Art degree in painting, and his unique style developed during this period.
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (Westminster). It is the most northerly constituency on the British mainland. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first-past-the-post system of election. Since the 2017 general election, the constituency has been represented by Jamie Stone (Scottish Liberal Democrat).
Glyn Satterley was born in Sevenoaks, Kent in 1947. Satterley spent two years making photographs for the book Life in Caithness and Sutherland, published in 1982, when he moved up to Scotland permanently. He gained a degree in Fine Art from Ravensbourne College in 1975. He then began a new project on documenting life on Highland sporting estates. He has worked as a freelance photojournalist for many European and American newspapers and magazines. Most recently he has provided the photographic material for the Scottish Golf Book, The Scottish Fishing Book, and The Scottish Whisky Book.
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