About the Book
80 Colour photographs of a variety of subjects, reflecting my approach to photography. This is to find pictures, often in everyday objects or situations that many people would dismiss. For example the peeling paint on the back of an old boat, the reflections of a building or boat in water, the texture in a tree stump or a wall or bark. I like the shadows created by people, patterns and diagonal lines created by lanscape or architecture and colour and light. Finally, people, who are always fascinating to watch and record. The photographs have been arranged so that opposite pages are related or reflect something similar, which may not be immediately obvious. So the theme of reflection runs through the book.
John Timbrell has been a photographer for almost 40 years. Originally working with black and white film which he developed and printed from, or colour slide film, he now works with digital cameras. He photographs a wide rage of subjects and uses minimal manipulation of images. He has had photographs published in the Photography Year book as well as other photography books and been shortlisted for the Landscape Photographer of the Year (UK, 2010). He has also exhibited as part of Bucks Open Studios in 2010, at Bourne End Library in 2010, in the Wooburn Festival in 2010 and his photographs are currently on display at the Art at 88 gallery in Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, UK.