Inside this issue
sponsored by ..
Thank you to everyone who has sent in reassuring emails about the cancellation of the Meeting of Minds conference. Many of you have suggested different things we could do to fill the gap, and we're considering some of these at the moment.
Apart from just transporting the conference online, one of the most suggested ideas was to use our home in the Highlands to produce some "On Location" videos and interviews. The good news is that we invested in some portable video equipment using part of our Covid Bounceback Loan. After a little time spent getting used to this equipment, we plan on creating some 'local' content. If you have any suggestions on topics you'd like to see, please let us know.
The other suggestions we received were around alternative venues. One of the ones we really liked the look of was the Macdonald Aviemore Resort. Once things settle down again, we'll be approaching them about prices etc., but the idea of a conference in the heart of the Cairngorms is quite attractive!
Whatever happens, our primary focus will be on ensuring On Landscape keeps producing quality and varied content.
Thanks again for all your support!
Click here to download issue 229 (high quality, 140Mb) Click here to download issue 229 (smaller download, 78Mb) more
The only aspect allowed to move freely outside this circle is the energy flow. Where is it going and why? What other energy resides in the circle? Why are they there? more
A brief background to Biblioscapes. It is a lockdown side project I started back in April 2020 as a way of sharing a selection of the photobooks I own, offering people an opportunity to view the books as flick-through videos. more
In the early 1980s, I graduated from Edinburgh University with an honours degree in Environmental Chemistry. My final year research dissertation examined chemical processes involved in the destruction of the ozone layer. I never went on to pursue a scientific career because, back then, environmentalism really wasn’t taken seriously and there were very few jobs that weren’t about trying to keep the big polluters just about on the right side of the law. more
This book and these photographs truly are the summits of Colin Prior’s lifelong journey of the imagination. Although it has taken more than 100 years, finally, Vittorio Sella’s baton has been well and truly passed on to Colin Prior. more
After talking to Paulo, and reflecting on the many interviews I’ve undertaken for On Landscape, it’s clear that for everyone inspired at an early age by a parent or relative, there will be others who come to photography later in life. It doesn’t really matter when you start making images or begin any new creative pursuit, so long as the timing is of your choosing, and you trust yourself. What comes across in our interview with Paulo is a more
Photography has also forced me to really look. The trees used to be just trees, bushes were bushes and in the sky, there could be clouds and maybe it rained. But now I see shapes, patterns and relationships. more