Studies in lichen on walls surrounding Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire. I thought they looked like satellite maps. Taken on iPhone 5 and processed with PhotoToaster.
These abstracts were created from shots taken on my iPhone 5 while walking around beautiful Hardwick Hall, an Elizabethan masterpiece in Derbyshire. I exaggerated the colours of the natural smooth, sandstone walls with PhotoToaster and used PhotoForge’s pinch and bulge feature to create the border effects.
It was cold and grey during a short trip to Boston in February – perfect for experimenting with stark and gritty black and white shots. These were all shot on iPhone 5 with either the excellent Hueless b/w app or using Hipstamatic’s Rock BW-11 film and John S lens.
This was originally a fairly nondescript picture that I had taken on a grey day because I liked the starkness of the branches above the stone wall. When I started experimenting with the PhotoToaster app, it turned into something completely different. I began to see the branches as sinister barbed wire atop a trench with a fiery, menacing sky awaiting soldiers going “over the…