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EVERYTHING'S A STORY

The Landscape Sliced with a giants blade, Fogbound Land and Sea, Mysterious Forests, Hidden Lakes, Etched Black and Golden Sand, a Tableau of Trees, Alternative Universes and Medieval Ghosts: all in collections of photographs as Cliffs, Forest, Fog, Lake, Phantoms and Forms, Sand & Soot, Trees, Universe. The images were made by Hugh Burden photographer exploring emotion, concepts and landscape themes with photoshop assisting in the adventures.

Our associated Store has gorgeous ink jet prints for sale from £95.50, printed on superb archival Platinum Baryta 300g acid free paper in  A2 and A3 sizes - see  ABOUT PRINTS in the linked SHOP for details. To buy one- click the BUY PRINT NOW under the  photograph or go directly to the SHOP via the menu button and see the whole collection available.

Also featured in the Store find exclusive f8TE branded Mens and Womens T-Shirts for the photography cognoscente. With original photography themed graphics and available in most sizes and different colour ways. Fashion T Shirts that are a must have for yourself or the special photographer enthusiast in your life. More beautiful photographic prints and photography themed items are often added.

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HOW AND WHEN IT ALL BEGAN...

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'Hi my name is Hugh Burden photographer...

... I was 17, randomly visiting a photography exhibition.

It turned out to be a dramatic eye opener, I was introduced to a surreal and strong photographic style....

....I am amazed, to this day I can still feel the impact of that exhibition. What Bill Brandt had done was open my eyes to the possibilities of photography....

....Pictorial photographs have never really interested me much - the style is like  chewing gum - you get an initial burst of flavour but soon that flavour is gone....

In the event I built my craft and career as an advertising photographer, I made my client’s products look perfect - desirable. It's skilful and pains-taking work but ultimately (however well crafted) this is chewing gum too.

Now when making photographs I try to create a sense of wonder that Brandt gave me. I  like the unusual, the subtle, the surreal... I like how different feels.

As Brandt said: 'photography is not a sport, it has no rules, everything must be dared and tried.'

For me a great photograph is a unique image; it can be ugly, it can be beautiful maybe weird... but foremost to be a great image ... it has to be an experience.'

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EVERYTHING'S A STORY

The Landscape Sliced with a giants blade, Fogbound Land and Sea, Mysterious Forests, Hidden Lakes, Etched Black and Golden Sand, a Tableau of Trees, Alternative Universes and Medieval Ghosts: all in collections of photographs as Cliffs, Forest, Fog, Lake, Phantoms and Forms, Sand & Soot, Trees, Universe. The images were made by Hugh Burden photographer exploring emotion, concepts and landscape themes with photoshop assisting in the adventures.

Our associated Store has gorgeous ink jet prints for sale from £95.50, printed on superb archival Platinum Baryta 300g acid free paper in  A2 and A3 sizes - see  ABOUT PRINTS in the linked SHOP for details. To buy one- click the BUY PRINT NOW under the  photograph or go directly to the SHOP via the menu button and see the whole collection available.

Also featured in the Store find exclusive f8TE branded Mens and Womens T-Shirts for the photography cognoscente. With original photography themed graphics and available in most sizes and different colour ways. Fashion T-Shirts that are a must have for yourself or the special photographer enthusiast in your life.