Intention and the Photographer

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Intention is a critical factor in all photography – indeed, in all art. Let me illustrate. Historically, I have not considered landscape photography as central to my practice, though like many others who started in photography with a lot of travel images, the genre has always been present within my work. However in 2020, landscape has become a more regular …

St Michael’s Line

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We visited Glastonbury last week with visitors, which is always a special place. History, magic, hippies, quirkiness. One of the most charming aspects of that unique town is the range of bookshops, mostly devoted to esoterica of all kinds. Over the years I have become, like many others, intrigued with the idea of connection between humanity and the earth. As …