Using Textures In Photographs

May 22, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Recently I’ve started adding textures to some of my photographs. It’s not something new to me, but adding texture to a photograph is an aspect of image making that I’ve put to one side for the last couple of years. For those unfamiliar with the idea of adding texture to a photograph, simply put, it’s superimposing one image on top of another. Th...
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The Unwanted

March 25, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
The Unwanted is a series of prints based around the discarded elements of an arrangement of flowers and foliage. They are photographs of the bits that were removed to bring about the 'perfect' display. Some are leaves gone brown at the edge, or maybe now an irregular shape having been previously enjoyed by an insect. Others just didn't fit; a tw...
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No Point Photographing

February 20, 2018  •  1 Comment
Three times over this last winter I’ve walked and scrambled up to the snow-covered moors on and around Kinder Scout in the Peak District. On each occasion the snow appeared deeper than the last time, as if there’d been no significant thaw between walks. This altered plans of what and where I might photograph, though not as much as the weather did....
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Photography Prints

January 12, 2018  •  1 Comment
A great photograph can really jump out at you when viewed on a screen with its heightened contrast and popping colours. But then you're off, scrolling and swiping for the next sensation. It’s when you hold an art print, or view it framed on your wall, that you start to give yourself time to understand the image in front of you. The making of the im...
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An Unnamed Stream, Kinder Scout

November 06, 2017  •  1 Comment
‘Landscapes’ may not be the most accurate term for much of my outdoor photography. ‘Land’ might be better; and I might use that one day. Convention rules for now though. So when you take a look at my landscape photographs you’ll see a much broader interpretation than usual. (Amendment. I am now using 'The Land' as a title for this project.) For...
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