Still Life - Professional


Paul Coghlin

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence


Biography: Detail and texture; symmetry and form. These are common elements which thread through my quite diverse bodies of work, and connect every subject to each other. There is also an intriguing aspect to looking beyond the obvious; to capture photographically detail, shape and pattern hidden in plain sight, and to explore its symmetry, light and texture. The textural component of many of my pictures often provokes a desire in viewers to reach out to touch the prints, as though the subject appears almost real. My colour work frequently has one hue which has been selected to be deliberately...

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