Photography has the power to transform, to alter, and to beautify. Through my fine art practice I aim to question the extent to which this can be taken, exploring ideas of perception and deception. I use macro photography as a method for realizing my ideas; a subject can take on a completely different form and context when viewed extremely close up, removing all representative elements and leaving the viewer to interpret the image in their own way. My current body of work involves photographing horses; animals I see and interact with on a daily basis. Photographing them in this way overturns the typical views and perceptions people may have of them, showing their beauty purely through the formal qualities of the image.
Jodanna Bird • James French • Natasha Gush • Amanda Humphris • Katie Lancaster • Katy Phillips • Dick Saunders • Sadie Webb • Vivienne Whitehouse •