I am more interested in poetry than fact, in the ever-so-slight transformation of reality achieved through a lyrical gaze rather than a supposedly ‘objective’ depiction; and yet I firmly believe that, paradoxically, the magic and mystery immanent in everyday reality can best be revealed through the most ‘straight’, realistic kind of photography, a photography true to the external world as encountered. But I aim to inspire and move, not to inform. I feel that this aim can best be pursued through the use of humble materials.
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