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David Baker

Featured Photographer Revisited

David Baker

My work is showcased on my long standing photoblog: milouvision.com. I am interested in the sea, the forest and common ground. I have exhibited widely with solo and collaborative shows with photographers and other artists.

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Michéla Griffith

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

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You’ll have to go back to August 2011 and Issue 20 to find Tim’s original Featured Photographer interview with David Baker. This pre-dates both Sea Fever and Ridge Trees, although David’s fascination with the coast was already evident. Much has taken place since then including a ‘big move north’ to Aberdeenshire together with Shona Grant, whose photography and artist’s books we featured last year, so an update with David is definitely due.

It’s safe to say that a lot has happened since Tim spoke to you way back in August 2011. What has given you most enjoyment, or satisfaction, in the intervening period?

I think that's very fair to say. In late January 2017, after 54 years in Hampshire/Dorset, there was a move to rural Aberdeenshire. Whilst I was brought up very close to the country - well country as in Hampshire terms - I'm now in a very small village within a farming community with no street lights, open fields on three sides of the house and the great expanse of sky. It's also a wonderful creative environment. Having lived in a flat for 20 years, I'm now confronted by such things as gardening, open fires and much peace and quiet.  



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