I took this photograph at the side of the Kennet and Avon Canal, outside Bradford-On-Avon, in Wiltshire on 31 December 2017.
End of a Year – blog
This photograph is a Portrait version of a photograph I also took in Landscape format. I used the Landscape version, where I manipulated the colour, for the header to the Tales from the Bilgeblog.
The blog is about us buying a narrowboat and moving to liveaboard and all that entails. There’s a serenity on a canal that I’ve yet to find anywhere else. You are spiritually away from the world. While this photograph captures nature, the telephone lines show that you’re never physically far away from ‘civilisation’.
William Henry Fox Talbot created the earliest known surviving negative of a window at Lacock Abbey. This photo is in homage to him. The Abbey was also used as location for Hogwarts in two of the Harry Potter films.
I’m often walking through the City, early in the morning and sometimes the light falls and scatters in just the right way.
In this photograph, I love the way that the light looks like its coming from the street lamp and how it scatters across the tarmac. I love how the traffic cone is framed. But then again, that’s just me…