The Paul Mellon Centre for studies in British art is an educational charity committed to promoting original, world-class research in to the history of British art and architecture of all periods. The centre collaborates closely with The Yale Centre for British Art and is part of Yale University.
The centre contacted me recently to photograph a couple of paintings at Trewithen House near Truro, Cornwall. I was very happy when they contacted me again shortly after that shoot to go back and photograph four of the rooms where art is displayed.
Trewithen House is a beautiful example of 18th century architecture. Bought in 1770 by Phillip Hawkins the house has remained in the same family for over 300 years.
Light and airy is how I would describe ‘Cherrytrees’, one of www.johnbraycornishholidays.co.uk cottages in Rock. I photographed the interior in the summer when natural light flooded all the rooms although additional lighting was needed to balance the interior and exterior. I hope that it looks as if it wasn’t lit at all, that’s my aim! […]