On the Rocks

 Posted by on August 16, 2015  Add comments
Aug 162015
 
Featured Image

Its interesting how you stumble upon things that you didn’t even know you were looking for.

John commented on my “African Gaze” that it reminded him of a Cole Thomson series called “Lone Man”. I hadn’t seen that work for some time but I looked at it again and I agree. The same but completely different.

Cole wouldn’t agree with me looking at his work and comparing it to mine as he has a philosophy of “photographic celibacy” which means that he believes that looking at others work ruins his individual vision.

Im not sure that I agree as I believe that we are all influenced but multiple external things not just others art.

Anyway after looking at Coles work again I realised that I had made a few other “figure in the landscape” images recently so I processed them in the same style.

Previous image
Next image

  2 Responses to “On the Rocks”

  1. I am enjoying your figures in the distance. I quite like the texture you have used on this one

  2. I liked Cole’s series and I like your series Ian as well. But the only similarity is that a person is in a landscape – the colour, layers and landscapes are very different and are consistent with your view of the world. I look forward to you expanding on this theme.
    Re Cole, I understand the point he makes but, for me, he takes it to an extreme position.

 Leave a Reply

(required)

(required)

*

Welcome to aGathering

To make the most of our site we recommend you create an account. The easiest way to achieve this is to login to your favourite social network account (eg. Facebook) and click on the respective social login button (below). Alternatively, register in the panel on the far right. Thank you for visiting!

Login


Lost your password?

 

Register