Anthropogenic Impact on the Environment
For this project I have decided to concentrate on the theme of landscapes, a subject that I am passionate about. Each of the 6 images shows a “stereographical” interpretation of a particular type of landscape.
I have chosen to photograph landscapes that are not conventionally perceived as beautiful and have moulded them with the aid of digital manipulation to make them unapologetically abstract and give the viewer a new take on the landscape that they have been invited to view.
The images show a compacted landscape, an encapsulated environment and I chose to make them spherical to convey a planet. Each image in turn shows man’s influence within each landscape and how as a species we are changing the environment around us to our own advantage and means.
These images are not meant to convey either a positive or a negative message, just an interpretation of how we are shaping the environment around us.
Dungeness Power Station, Kent, 2014 © Richard Brochu-Williams
West Cambridge Site, University of Cambridge, 2014 © Richard Brochu-Williams
Sheltered Scheme, Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, 2014 © Richard Brochu-Williams
Rickney’s Quarry, Nr Ware, Hertfordshire, 2014 © Richard Brochu-Williams
Madingley Reservoir (Covered), Cambridgeshire, 2014 © Richard Brochu-Williams
Sizewell A & B, Suffolk, 2014 © Richard Brochu-Williams