This is an ongoing project and is really my homage to Richard Avedon and his project 'In the American West'. Avedon went out to photograph the American west taking a white backdrop and 10x8 plate camera.
I had a Gandolfi 10x8 a few years ago to do the same thing but here in my own country. photographing people of the British countryside. my thoughts are that we know what the countryside looks like but don't know the people who make it what it is.
This has now progressed into a project directly related to Avedon.
The English South West, which I will be starting during 2018.
Making pictures on a 10x8 camera is no easy task, each picture taking time to compose with the subject staying completely still until the exposure is complete.