Nature - Amateur

Ben's Teeth

Toby Trueman
UK

Nominee

"Ben's Teeth"
Ben Nevis, the UK's highest mountain, lurks over the mainland's sharpest ridge, Aonach Eagach

Biography: The focus of my work is in exploring themes of wilderness, Scottish folklore, and escape from a connected society. The images embody the feelings of excitement and fear that come with exploration as a way of trying to capture the essence of escape from a world in which we are ever more connected to the map. While on the mountain, the Highland folklore that surrounds these locations helps to stir the imagination beyond reality. Occasionally I´┐Żll aim to represent the idea of storytelling visually, with images finished to appear like a child's pop up book. The suggestion appeals to our...

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