photographs

orkney

Warrior

Warrior, Berriedale, Orkney, 1982. Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose paper (Van Gelder simili Japon) from original 4×5 inch negative. View full scan or detail

Dead Flowers in Glass

Dead Flowers in Glass, Berriedale, Orkney, 1984. (Printed 1985) Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose paper (Van Gelder simili Japon) from original 18×24 cm negative. View full scan or detail

Never Any Clouds 1

Two quotes, that have shimmered around in me for years, then some images about what is obscured from us by being seen… George Mackay Brown, the Orcadian poet and author: “There, you shake another cloud from you, and another, in your great ...

Blake and Brodsky

Wire Ball, Burray, Orkney. Platinum-palladium print on Van Gelder Simili Japon from 8×10 negative referring to the previous post about Sontag and boredom, and adding this: “You are insignificant because you are finite. Yet the more finite a ...

Fayum – Clive Strutt

Clive Strutt, South Ronaldsay, Orkney. June, 1983 platinum-palladium print from 8×10″ negative A dear friend, with home I shared many eccentric moments, Clive is a (I think wonderful) composer. He still lives in Orkney. As I consider the ...