About the Book
"There is nothing brash, ironic or even contemporary about Christopher’s images. When viewing them for the first or hundredth time you are seduced by a well-practiced, well-honed and nuanced art in which everything is considered and beautiful.
He’s a photographer of exquisite coloured surfaces that don’t shout loudly at first glance but rather gently invite you into their harmonious and powerful world" Craig Potton. (Photographer, Environmentalist, Publisher, Businessman and Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit – MNZM)
Features & Details
- Primary Category: Arts & Photography Books
- Additional Categories Fine Art Photography, New Zealand
Project Option: Large Square, 12×12 in, 30×30 cm
# of Pages: 216
- Hardcover, ImageWrap: 9781714570836
- Publish Date: Mar 18, 2020
- Language English
- Keywords #nz, #fineartlandscapes, #landscapephotography
“It is so fulfilling to watch a day’s delicate descent into night, or to witness a plundering storm from afar, or feel its frozen rain pummel my face, or to crunch through the snowcrust upon a mountain-top, to watch the ebb and flow of a golden dawn reflected upon serene waters. This is what I live for; every moment spent under an open sky is deeply gratifying. Growing up I always dreamed of being a landscape artist, of finding a way to capture the majesty and moods of this land. My conscient visual library of the South Island of NZ was grounded in the paintings of Grahame Sydney and the photography of both Craig Potton and Andris Apse. I’m sure these respected artists have had great influence on the style of my work and to this day - the way that I view the landscape and its light. Whilst I was a miserable failure in the medium of painting (that I so desired to achieve in as a child), I can at last thankfully say that with photography, I have perhaps found my brush..."