Shifting trees

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Toby Lattimore

My main process is to grab frames from films I shoot in natural environments, the light often being natural and bright. The brightness often distorts or changes the flora in the image creating amorphous shapes, that twist and move. I’m fascinated about how the photograph can capture this effect even though it actually doesn’t exist in reality and is more an effect of the lens.

As I am grabbing these film stills from the footage I sometimes find an image that blurs or distorts and captures something that actually for me is very effective, that conjures up something about the experience.

This image here shows a bank of shifting trees due to the enforced error of swinging the camera around and looking for high contrast images for my painting. I actually wasn’t looking for this type of image but still may use it in some of my paintings. It has become it’s own work.

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