Monday, November 29, 2010

Moon Hill

Snow and frost at Moon Hill simplifies the form, and isolates the gentle glow of the sun through the trees.

Grasses

There's a huge variety of textures in the forest as we move from summer through to autumn. The greens drop out and the grasses get more wispy and golden in colour. Often you find leaves tangled in with the grasses, sometimes just the interwoven strands...

Friday, April 23, 2010

Rans Wood

I think this is my definitive Rans Wood image, and I'm now doubting that I can produce a more evocative image of the scene that got me inspired to work on this project.

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Saturday, March 20, 2010

Rans Wood

Over the last six months I've been working on a set of images taken around Stubbs Wood. I've been trying to get under the skin, and close to the natural textures in a way that I used to do many years ago. I have worked intensively on small patches and responded to the ever changing light and landscape of the area.

Topographically I am drawing in the area between Rans Wood, Frame Wood, Moon Hill, and Stubbs Wood. This one taken when we were bound by heavy snow in January 2010.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Rans Wood

I've been working on a series of photos in and around Rans Wood for a little while. I was first drawn by the light falling between the trees, and thought it was about time to start a new project. The pictures have been fairly expressionist so far, and some quite painterly images appearing....

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Pondhead


Walking in the snow yesterday surrounded by that silence that accompanies the white out. The flakes hitting the water were very gentle, but the patterns quite clear...

Monday, January 4, 2010


Winter's light

Monday, November 16, 2009

Beech











Saturday, October 24, 2009

Rans Wood


Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Autumn Heather


Grasses










Denny Wood


Wednesday, September 2, 2009


Sunday, June 7, 2009