Description A field of prayer flags on West High Down, above the cliffs of Alum Bay, Isle of Wight, England. This was a Live Art project, prepared for the arrival of the Olympic Torch on the Island and it remained for the duration of the 2012 Olympic Games. The project was conceived and built by land artist Eva Wolfram together with the help of hundreds of local community members. who wrote their hopes, wishes, prayers and messages on the 200 plus, flags.
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Hi, my name is Rod and I live in Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom, a town which is known internationally as the capital of British brewing.
Photography has been my passion and main interest since my parents gave me a Kodak Brownie 127 for my 8th birthday. I still have the Brownie and I still have the 1920s Praktica which I bought second-hand a few years later, as my first 35mm SLR. I have covered most aspects of photography, but my preference is for landscape, nature and architectural photography. I am also keen on night shots and I enjoy snorkelling and underwater photography.
I love to travel, and I always have a camera with me where ever I go, ready to capture the unexpected as well as the planned shots. I try to use as little editing as possible with my digital work and I limit this to cropping and the occasional colour correction.
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