I remember the moment I shot this frame as clearly as when it happened.
The vibe of Newcastle the few days leading up to this particular afternoon seemed pretty glum, with a constant blanket of clouds that just managed to hang overhead like a bad smell. However, this one particular afternoon, for what wouldn’t have been for more than an hour, the clouds gave enough room for the sun the illuminate this epic glow that seemed to cast the whole city.
It’s a unique experience going through old folders of images. Being able to reimagine the context of the image and reevaluate the composition often proves to be an incredibly rewarding experience.
I had originally marked these two images as rejects for obvious technical issues (composition, depth of field, and field of focus, just to name a few). However, after time I am now find myself drawn to these two images for the very reason I originally neglected them. I find myself creating harmonious connections between each of the “original issues” I had with the images.