We featured a landscape some weeks back to varied discussion. It seems they provoke a reaction. Everyone, when on holiday, takes a landscape photograph, traditionally usually involving sunsets or slanting seascapes that ultimately turn out just a little disappointing. This week, then, we have moved away from that over-used sunset and typical 'view' and chosen a treescape. Yes, that was the debate! [Text continues below image...]
What we love here is the twisted, almost unnatural look of the trees. Indeed, they were described by one reviewer as reminiscent of Mirkwood from The Hobbit; they could imagine a giant spider just out of shot in the distance!
Well, we don't believe in giant spiders (well, not many of us... those who have visited Australia have a different point of view) so we'll focus instead on the mood and atmosphere, the lighting, the stories that can be imagined and... is that a hairy leg or two twisting around that tree trunk in the distance?
Photograph by Stephen Curry.
Words by Stephen Curry.
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