Welcome to the fifth edition of our ezine on the theme ‘illumination’. For this edition we have used the concept of photographic negatives on the content tiles as we were taken by the power of how light is used to illuminate a specific image in order to capture it and make the fleeting become permanent. In the same way artists and writers illuminate their subject matter, attempting to capture a feeling, record the briefest of moments or give a sense of permanence to the transitory, thereby allowing the observer of their work to indulge in the same experience.
On a recent époque press day out, we played around with taking a series of photos where the image was restricted to being taken though a small hole in a piece of card. The idea of restricting our view and focus, to illuminate only a small area, opened our eyes to the sheer detail of the things around us which often go unobserved and we have included a few of these images in this edition... (read more)