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Subscribers 4×4 Portfolios
Mick Thurman, Joseph Smith, Jonny Bell & Adam Pierzchala
UK born and bred I am a light-hearted and inquisitive person by nature. I have been interested in photography since my mid-teens though my first forays were less than conventional - shooting still pictures and video of skydivers during my time in the Army. As a keen outdoors person I am fascinated by nature in all its forms, ferocity and frailties. I use digital media and the full spectrum of colour to capture the natural world around us. Not keen to spend hours at the computer I prefer less time post-processing and more time experimenting in-camera. I work a lot like a film photographer, taking my time with composition, using available light and pre-visualising the end image.
I am a self taught photographer from southern California. My focus for the last 8 years has been the textures and shapes found in the natural landscape. I believe this attraction has contributed to my love of B&W imagery. Being in the southwest US I spend most of my time photographing the arid landscapes of the local deserts and the Colorado Plateau, which has become one of my most favourite locations.
Jonny is a UK based self-taught Photographer and sustainable development professional. Happy outdoors and with a camera.
He has a passion for image making and experimentation, with a fascination with light, process, texture and form. He spends as much time as possible looking for ways to express a wonder at the world, and how we live alongside and within it. Ultimately trying to create imagery that communicates and compels.
Now retired, I have more time to enjoy being out with my camera looking for scenes and subjects that pique my interest, especially coastal, woodland and close-ups. Although I still have several rolls of 35mm and MF film in my freezer, I shoot almost exclusively digital now
Our 4x4 feature is a set of four mini landscape photography portfolios from our subscribers, each consisting of four images related in some way. You can view previous 4x4 portfolios here.
If you would like to submit your 4x4 portfolio, please visit this page for submission information. We are looking for contributions for the next few issues, so please do get in touch if you're interested!
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