About Keith Beven

Keith Beven is Emeritus Professor of Hydrology at Lancaster University where he has worked for over 30 years. He has published many academic papers and books on the study and computer modelling of hydrological processes. Since the 1990s he has used mostly 120 film cameras, from 6x6 to 6x17, and more recently Fuji X cameras when travelling light.

He has recently produced a second book of images of water called “Panta Rhei – Everything Flows” in support of the charity WaterAid that can be ordered from his website.


Landscape as Visual Haiku

A Classification of Landscapes

A Little Piece of Eden

Phenomenological Landscapes

Black in the Landscape

Minimalism in Infrared

Do you really need a philosophy for your photography?

Heraclitus and Panta Rhei – Everything Flows

The Parallelism of Ferdinand Hodler

The Intimate Panorama

Endframe: Full Moon over Mayo by Paul Kenny

Interpreting the Found Abstract

The pleasure of the search for the unexpected

Loss in the Landscape

The Devil’s Dictionary

On the Edges of Mallerstang

Peter Henry Emerson

Landscape and the Philosophers of Photography

Creation by Passing Ducks and The Representation of Reality

The Dunes at Oceano

Reflecting on Minimalism

On the physics of caustic light in water

Reflective photography and the essence of place

The Impact of Photography on Impressionism

The Science and Art of Hydrology