This photographic journey is about everyday people, mainly women, creating meals in their homes from traditional recipes handed down through generations, using pots, pans and utensils they’ve possessed since childhood. The results, hopefully, are presented here in this book for your enjoyment.
These movement photos capture for me the feeling and emotion of ballet that ‘straight’ photos don’t do. Not only the feeling of motion but an added painterly quality. Exciting, because you never know what you're going to get.
The 'Walls of the World' galleries occupy space on walls in cities throughout the world. My artist brother Paul and photographer friend Annalisa have both exhibited on this wall in Penne, Abruzzo, Italy and they suggested I submit an idea for consideration. It was accepted and printed in December 2016 and pasted on the wall over the Christmas and New Year period. The wall is well positioned at the main entrance to the town – a major thoroughfare and very busy over the Christmas period.
2014 saw the 50th Anniversary of The Forest Of Bowland being designated as an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing us with the inspiration for this unique opportunity to showcase the artistic talent found within and inspired by this stunning landscape…
Today I came across an article stored on my computer from my younger brother Paul, a fine artist working in Italy, writing about ‘Photorealism’ in painting. Some interesting observations I thought I should share. He's got plenty to say and show on his site: www.paulcritchley.com