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.
Working as a hotel photographer is always interesting, as each hotel is different.
Geoff’s Barn’s outline, as it is today, is marked on the 1840 tithe map and is undoubtedly considerably older than that. Today, Geoff’s Barn is a delightful and luxurious home for eight. One of Treworgey Luxury Cottages fifteen beautifully converted barns and renovated farmhouses near Looe, Cornwall, I have had the pleasure of photographing all […]