I've always been fascinated by the play of light and shadows, gem stones, rock form and glass. Nature has a wonderful way of giving me all of these in a shoreline or river.
The gentle swaying of seaweed or plant life. The shadows in the rock pools or river banks and the wonderful colours of shells and reflections . I can get lost for hours walking beside or laying next to them and just loosing myself in the mesmerising patterns.
This series, Whangauma Waters, is one such shoreline shot on a blindingly bright summers day in New Zealand displays a kaleidoscope of beautiful colours and a play of chiaroscuro ripples.
The brilliantly coloured yet totally serene prints offer a moment of calm.
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