John Eastwood is a Photographic Artist from Stockport who specialises in landscapes of Cheshire, Derbyshire and the Staffordshire Moorlands, seeking always the more imaginative perspective. Avoiding the safe, established postcard clichés so often seen John combines imagination with an indefinable sense of place, crafting each image by featuring the texture of the landscape accentuated by season and natural light, always using a fresh and individual eye. John is the official photographer of All Saints Church, Daresbury, Cheshire and exhibits across the region at commercial exhibitions and County/Country Shows. He was commissioned by Halton Borough Council to design the 2005 Civic Christmas Card. Of his work, John says:
“Images of the landscape have fascinated me from a young age. Not the stereotypical sweeping vistas of the rolling hills and plains, but the more subtle details that lay hidden within, waiting to be discovered or found. Sometimes this can be done using the passage of time and the effect of weathering on the fabric of the landscape, at other times it can be achieved using seasonal variations or a change in light due to weather conditions.”
A complete gallery of John’s work can be seen on his website at:
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