Please tell us a bit about yourself.
I am a 48 year old Retail Manager with a love of nature and the great outdoors. I have been teaching myself photography for the past three years as well as researching my family tree back to the 16th Century.
When you create, what inspires you?
People and the way they interact with each other – not just verbally. I am also inspired by the changing of the seasons and the way they can affect your mindset.
Tell us about the specific inspiration behind one or each of your accepted pieces
Whirlpool was inspired by anger at a particular situation. I felt two extremes about the person who is the main focus and felt conflicted.
How did you first discover your love for creating?
I picked up a camera and began walking long distances principally to improve my mental health and also to lose weight. I discovered that this was something that I could completely lose myself in and which helped me relax
fēlan is old English for feel. What makes you feel attraction?
For me the little things – those who invest in you, show kindness and appreciate you for who you are despite whatever flaws you may have.