Book Review: Zero Footprint

It is a very brave and challenging thing to try and produce a whole book of photographs all taken from the same spot. Have Ted Leeming and Morag Paterson succeeded in doing so? David Hay has the review

Ted Leeming and Morag Paterson are perhaps best known for their ICM (intentional camera movement) photography. However, they have just released a new book of more traditional photographs that they have taken over the past five years on the theme of zero footprint photography. The title refers both to the fact that all the pictures are taken from the same place, outside the front of their house, and the fact that they were taken with a zero carbon footprint, as no travel was required to take them.

Having constructed a new house, with a great outlook, they settled down to capture the ever-changing view as the seasons and weather patterns continuously hid and revealed the essential elements of the landscape. Often they had to ...

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David Hay

I took up photography at the age of eleven and have been passionate about it ever since. As a retired biologist I still marvel at the beauty of the natural world and try and capture the colours and forms of natural things around me.

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