Sometimes I have an idea and before I know it Ive captured all the images required and I’m sat in front of the computer bringing it to life.Others however can sometimes sit around in my head for months or at best sketched out in Photoshop,this image is a little of both those.Over the years I have been capturing people and animals for a personal project “Life In A Somerset Landscape”.It had been a while since I had added to the work and I really wanted to capture Burrow Hill which is a situated close to Hambridge in South Somerset for part of the project. I remember seeing Burrow Hill for the first time one summer’s day, a quaint small hill with a single tree on top complete with an idyllic rustic swing attached to one of it’s branches.It felt slightly surreal like I had stepped into a Jack & Jill Ladybird book !
When creating images I’m always looking for the highest quality, both in capture and when I’m retouching.
However just recently I have realised that sometimes image content rules over how sharp,well exposed or even well lit an image is..who would have imagined that !
Nearly a year ago I lost my mother and as a result I have found myself reminiscing a lot about my childhood and youth.
I decided a few weeks ago to open up my film archives which contain thousands of images spanning 15 or so years.