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Old Skin, Young Memory

yewbark1, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. You can see just how dark and alive the yew forest was from this shot. It’s impossible not to stroke the branches like this one. They’re incredibly strong, and they don’t seem cold somehow. The … Continue reading

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Yew Songs

yewbark8, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. The few shots I took of yew bark have convinced me that I have got to take more. This was shot on Fuji slide film, which fortunately caught the glimpse of deep red at the … Continue reading

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Saplings

branchsaplings, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. Well, that’s my fond name for them. These were growing at eye-level on top of a long, healthy yew branch. This shot has inspired what might turn out to be a string of Murray Gold-related … Continue reading

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Luminous graves

QEpark43, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. I have very fresh and original inspiration for this image in the form of a young friend’s essay. Henry Tipping is a budding writer and bohemian troubadour, and he shared a piece with me that … Continue reading

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Boundless void, nothing at all

QEpark36, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. Rather an ethereal heading to this entry, but perhaps that’s because I’m drawing from Nabokov and Sigur Rós. I was drawn to framing this particular set of branches due to their high position against the … Continue reading

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Dear Shadow

QEpark33, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. Sunset seemed to cling to this forest for an unusually long time – probably aided by reflection on the broad canopy of gold leaves. I was literally able to turn my back and shoot a … Continue reading

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Tree and sky

october7, originally uploaded by katiemuffett. I always find it difficult to photograph trees, as I tend to feel more comfortable with smaller things that are eye-level or lower. Trees have complexity and grandeur that I feel is usually cheapened by … Continue reading

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