Recently, I had the opportunity to spend a day capturing stunning photographs of Salisbury Cathedral. The historic Gothic cathedral, located in Salisbury, England, was built in the 13th century and is a magnificent example of medieval architecture.
Using the Sony A1 camera and lenses, including the GM 24-70 f2.8 and Sigma 14-24 Art lenses, I was able to capture breathtaking images of the cathedral both inside and out.
Inside, I was particularly drawn to the baptismal font. Water is the predominant feature of this work, its surface reflecting and extending the surrounding architecture, while four smooth filaments of water pass through spouts at each of the four corners of a bronze vessel and disappear through a bronze grating set into the floor. The base is clad in Purbeck stone. Here two contrasting aspects of water are woven seamlessly together: stillness expressed in the reflecting surface, and the flow and movement through the spouts expressing its essential life-giving properties.
Outside, the cathedral’s beautiful facade and spire provide a breathtaking backdrop, showcasing the magnificent scale of the building and the intricate details of the Gothic architecture.
I highly recommend a visit to Salisbury Cathedral for anyone who appreciates history, art, and architecture. With the Sony A1 and lenses, we were able to capture images that truly do justice to this stunning landmark.
Enjoy a few of my favorite photographs from the day below!