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Even after living in Glasgow for several decades, fascination by the detail of the Glasgow landscape remains and re-emerged within this project, largely through the apparent limitations of the camera. Recently, circumstances had temporarily restricted my photographic hardware to an elderly and rather grubby iphone augmented with a Polaroid-style app. Vision was narrowed by this combination, as it rendering small objects and detail more successfully than wide landscapes. A patina, colour balance and presentation offer a new perspective on the city.

The concept that emerged was to represent Glasgow through the minutiae of its streets:

i see in the street where strong
men are digging bread
and i see the brutal faces of
people contented hideous hopeless cruel happy

and it is day,

(e.e.cummings 'the hours rise up')

The images were made within a couple of weeks in the summer of 2013 during a relatively extended period of hot, sunny weather and otherwise warm and fairly, but not totally, free from stormy summer rain.

kpdi

About the Author

Keith Ingham
kpdi Glasgow, Scotland

Publish Date  September 27, 2013

Dimensions  Standard Landscape  52 pgs   Standard Paper

Category  Fine Art Photography

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