Month: April 2014

‘Blue Moon’

Kicking ideas around for a night time photo for my local photographic club’s monthly challenge started me thinking about the moon above the mountains across the valley from my house. A bit staid as an idea so decided to try a studio shoot using a ceramic sculpture by Peter Hayes. This isn’t something I have…

Ferdinand Hodler (1853 – 1918)

“Along with Arnold Bocklin (1827-1901) Ferdinand Hodler was one of the leading Swiss Symbolist painters of the 19th century. He did not receive a traditional academic training, instead he was apprenticed to a local decorative painter. Travelling as far afield as Madrid and Paris before the turn of the century, Hodler was initially influenced by…

Chris Tancock

His website is These notes are made from reading an interview with the photographer in the on-line magazine ‘On Landscape’. Describes himself as a ‘rural documentary photographer’ (combining documentary and fine art) rather than a landscape photographer  – perhaps because he wants to take photographs that say something about the landscape rather than just following…

Chris Bell

Notes based on an interview from ‘On Landscape’ online magazine (Issue giving a preview of future pdf formats for the magazine). He describes himself as a Nature rather than a landscape photographer on the basis of his interests (non-human) and the imprecision of the way the term landscape is used too “loosely” and can include…


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