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PeonyBy Ian Hoskin

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Artist Statement

This image is from the series of flower portraits I have made called Plantae Secreto. I've used a type of light called a Beauty Box that is normally reserved for Glamour/Portraiture work because of the soft nature of it's luminescence. I was given some Tulips as a gift by my friend Veronique, who was a florist in Paris before she moved to the UK. She mentioned that Tulips are often more interesting to look at closely when they are past their best, rather than when fresh. I loved the idea of a faded beauty, so after the Tulips I've photographed many other flowers, some from my garden, some bought and some given. I'd had the idea to photograph flowers for some time before Lockdown started so when it happened, they became the ideal subject to work with.


Artist Profile

Born: 1955
Hometown: London
Based in: London

I was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1955. In the mid-70s, having not done at all well at school, I decided to take time out and go hitch-hiking, I got as far as Afghanistan. Up until that point, I had no real interest in taking photographs, but that journey …


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