I was commissioned by Cornwall Architect Ben White to photograph a 1950’s concrete block and crinkly tin barn; unused and ‘unloved’ – this had been left to rot for many years. Now lovingly converted into a two-bedroom luxurious countryside retreat. Nestled within a hollow in the edge of a field – hardly noticeable from anywhere this has become a true place to hide from it all and enjoy life with the only distraction being nature on your doorstep.
Architecture, interiors and landscape interwoven with a contemporary but sympathetic style resulting in a place that – well – just fits!
I didn’t have the best weather on the day I was booked to shoot ‘Hideaway’ but there was no alternative as guests were due in soon and the weather forecast was not promising. However, I think that the soft even light and rain that set in for the last half of the shoot actually gave me a beautifully saturated colour palette especially in the evening shots.
It’s good to be back supporting my clients in any way I can. Businesses are starting to get ready for opening in a few weeks so I’m busy shooting food and interiors for some of my hospitality clients.
The Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year competition recognises the very finest talent in wine service. Organised by The Caterer, in partnership with the Academy of Food and Wine Service, the event is open to professional sommeliers working in the UK. I photographed the SW heat for Hospitality Media which was held at Hotel Du Vin, […]