Colin Smith – Hebrides

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Colin came to us, attracted by the very different styles that me and Paul have in our work. A lovely gentle caring man who is the best possible type of student - one that absorbs, listens and responds. His development over the few days I spent with him was remarkable and I loved his gentle manner and incredible excitement when he made a step forward.

He told me at the beginning he wanted to create images like me and Paul. So in a way Colin is the one who has made the most step forward in the group. Because he ended up making images like Colin Smith.

I chose this picture as my most admired image because it feels like a reflection of Colin - it has a gentleness about it that is beautiful. I can talk about leading lines, great composition and all that photography speak so commonly used. But instead what I would like to say about this image is that it has a softness and quietness about it that is very powerful. The portrayal of Scarista in this manner is so very different and I can feel myself there again when I look at this. Most of all I can see Colin's own personality and style shining through.

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