“… we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper. For there was something very comfortable in having plenty of stationary.” Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
I first took this shot with my phone last year. The Brighton Lanes were empty, the light was fading and it was raining. I made some original edits and realised that I had something special here. The first incarnation was posted on social media where it instantly went viral and was subsequently reposted and shared thousands of times.
I decided to revisit the project with my professional Lumix G7 camera and recreate the scene, but this time, it was going to be a little bit more special. Many people commented on the Dickensian look and feel of the composition ….So that’s where my creative brain started to get excited.
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Printed on Hahnemühle Printing Paper
Hahnemühle’s authentic Fine Art paper is regarded as top-of-the-line. It is often used for exhibitions and limited-edition art prints. All Hahnemühle papers have been certified by independent institutes to be highly resistant to aging and are vegan, in order to meet the highest requirements.
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