Author: abi

The Leaf Ninja & ‘Yes, they’re real’ Seb: Oh, look, it’s a… a… er… SOMETHING! Hiding in the trees! The original concept for this photo was to have me laying on the ground, my face covered in leaves, with just my eyes visible. Turns out the big-leaf trees aren’t shedding yet. And covering a head the size of mine in beech leaves is pretty hard… So I did the only thing a man can do in such a situation. I…

Autumn Bursts Forth & Twister Seb: Hey, guess what, it’s AUTUMN. If last week didn’t make that clear, hopefully this does. I’ve never actually seen chestnuts still clutching onto the tree like this — normally they’re scattered about underneath the tree! I was actually out to take some photos of the trees themselves — there’s a beautiful avenue of ancient chestnuts nearby which I thought would look good at sunset. We’re talking proper, thousand-year-old gnarled and twisted trees that have…

They’ll name a city after us & Easier than it looks Abi: One thing that irks me about humans, is that some of us tend to think of things in terms of limitation as opposed to possibility. We think of millions of reasons why we can’t, shouldn’t or wouldn’t. We devote so much time to this reasoning that we fall into a pattern and begin to apply this way of thinking to almost every element of our lives. We limit…

Sticky Fingers & Taurus Abi: I went out to try to find something local and interesting as the basis for my first image in this project and came up with nothing. Beautiful as the Devon countryside is, it is hard to be inspired when it is dark and drizzling. Looking up at the gathering clouds, I decided to go home and give it up as a bad job. I was climbing over a gate when I spotted, just above my…