Inside this issue
Rob Hudson describes himself as a ’conceptual landscape photographer’ and lives and works in Cardiff, Wales. His work, which is always in series, explores how we relate to the landscape.
My images combine an early love of drawing and painting with a long-standing passion for photographing the landscape. An important part of my portfolio continues to be about the interaction between water and light in, but I’m also experimenting with movement on land and even my own progress on foot through the landscape. Facebook Flickr
I was a little surprised to realise that although Rob Hudson has written a few pieces for On Landscape, he hadn’t been interviewed. I thought it was time to correct that – those who know him will know that he has plenty to say! One of the things I enjoy most is learning more about the different ways in which we relate to the landscape, and how this is reflected in our image making.
Rob’s work demonstrates the importance of series, which gives a photographer space to develop and to communicate. If you are looking for a straight record or a conventionally pretty view, then Rob isn’t your man. However if you want to get past received wisdom and think more about your relationship with the land, then read on.
Would you like to start by telling readers a little about your background, and your formative influences?