As a photographer, I am conscious of stories and trying to capture and convey stories that unfold in front of me. Working through my friend’s slides, her story is starting to unfold to me. I am finding this a very interesting process and am seeing what she saw when she travelled to places I haven’t been.
I am also conscious that, as I predominately take photos of architecture and landscapes (both urban and rural), the photos I take give a window to others of what I see, how I see the world around me and places I have been.
Whether the viewer has been to places I have been can influence how they see the photos I show. They can invoke memories, curiosity of places they haven’t been and perhaps be challenging.
I am also very aware that I live in a city with a lot of history. I work near Tower Bridge and across the river from the Tower of London, and am close to Borough Market.
I enjoy photographing all of these sites. When I am in the mood to people watch, Borough Market provides ample opportunity and an interesting back drop. People mingling, the smell of food and the stalls enticing people to buy. Even if you have been before, there are always things to look at and photos to