Linda Bembridge Photography

Thank you for taking the time to look at the Image Galleries on my website. Hopefully you will see that I am passionate about photographing the landscape in all its forms. I constantly strive to capture the emotion of the wide vistas whilst at the same time discovering and exploring the beauty in the detail of the world around us, the ‘intimate landscape’. One day I might achieve that goal.

 

I am lucky enough to be able to balance a fulfilling career encompassing creativity in words and numbers with a passion focusing on the artistic and abstract. My photography provides the counterweight in my life and, without it, everything would be less colourful as a result.

 

There are many excellent photographers who are able to portray a scene in its literal form. This is not something I strive to do. I am much more interested in portraying an interpretation leaving plenty of room for the imagination. In pursuit of this, many of my images, particularly more recent images are blurred. I subscribe to the view of Henri Cartier-Bresson that “Sharpness is a bourgeois concept”.

 

While am predominantly a digital worker I have also started to branch out into the analogue world and find myself at the base of a very steep learning curve as I strive to produce prints in the ‘dim room’ by way of alternative processes such as the Cyanotype process, and ultimately in the dark room. Early days but incredibly exciting. Wish me luck!

 

Early on in my photographic journey I was lucky enough to be introduced to the ‘United Photographic Postfolio’ organisation (UPP for short). Through this organisation I have met a wide range of incredible photographers of all genres across the country and beyond. I would cite my membership of this organisation as having the biggest influence on my photography to date.

 

Thank you again for taking time to visit my website and please take the time to let me know what you think.

 

Linda Bembridge