a nod to the art theories of Pictorialism and The Sublime this series
of images explores the notion of nature and the universe being
more powerful than us mere humans. Each image references the delusion
of man - thinking he is in control of his world.
An unseen struggle against the power of nature which inevitably reclaims its hold, whatever we do to try and tame it.
portray this the tripod was discarded and each image was thus dictated
by the action of walking over natural terrain and the sway
of strong winds and storms.
winter mists and the polluted effects of the Saharan dust cloud of
early Spring 2014 also add another layer to the compositions
and atmosphere of these images – adding weight to the notion of
mankind’s inadequacies over the elements – and a comment on the
environment and how we should respect it's power.