Interloper

This is ‘Reconstructed Nature IV’ which I put together today having found the final piece – the yellow leaf – whilst out walking Maddie the dog this morning. I’d picked up the other leaves from the garden a couple of days ago and had an idea of the sort of image that I wanted to More…

Reconstructed Nature prints

I’ve printed out some images from my new ‘Reconstructed Nature’ project and reorganised the gallery to accommodate them. I cropped a couple of the close-up images to fit into some narrow frames, these are more abstract but work quite well in this format I think.

Flying sycamore seeds

A second ‘taped down’ piece on the window with flying sycamore seeds. I put the composition together last week but felt it needed something else so gathered a handful of sycamore seeds from outside, set the camera to continuous shoot and threw the seeds. It took a couple of test shots to get the shutter More…

Window art

It’s been a busy few days, the highlight being the installation of five pieces of public art in the former tailors in the Hop Market on Foregate Street. The artwork was created in collaboration with artist Cherrie Mansfield and forms part of an outdoor art gallery using the windows of empty shops around the city. More…

Nature reconstructed

This piece has grown far beyond what I envisaged when I started out, but in a good way. The original composition was intentionally minimalistic with the straight grasses. As well as this full image, I took a number of shots of the details – the lines and the tape, to make some quite abstract images. More…

A day of photography

A day of photography at the studio today. Just the one visitor so I spent a couple of uninterrupted hours just immersed in the process. Music on loud, the shuffle sequence was perfect, might even have broken out in song at one point… (definitely need to be alone for that!) The light was shifting constantly More…