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Month: September 2013

Irresistible Sweep of Colour

I love the start of autumn.

I love the way we get swept along by colour, stunned and surprised, as if seeing it for the first time.

I love the way the turning of the colours holds time: not just the knowledge of the winter ahead but the promise first of days remembered, kicking leaves, watching the mist rise from a forest floor, hunting for conkers, taking photograph after photograph of the colour of the trees.

We look at the colour. We see time. Continue reading

Choosing Your Point of View

I was running just a teeny bit late the other morning.

‘What were you doing?’, he asked.

‘Taking photographs’, I said, and he smiled.

The natural follow up question ‘of what?’ he knows me better than to ask, but it played around in my mind none the less.

What was I taking a photograph, after all? Continue reading

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