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Winter Photography: Alternative Christmas Tree

If you prefer your Christmas trees left in nature, unchopped, au naturelle – then an alternative for December decoration is to buy yourself a print from Sandra Jordan Photography.

The print featured is “Winter Forest #1”.  And, encouragingly, that number would lead you to assume that there are other photographs in a similar vein.  And you would be right.

With a touch of the poetic and humorous, this particular series is called Cabin Fever – and Sandra describes it thus:

cabin fever noun

a term for a claustrophobic reaction that takes place when a person is isolated and/or shut in a small space, with nothing to do for an extended period.

I live in a busy city, I live with a busy mind, sometimes I feel trapped within my own limited space and have an urge to run away, to escape. Photographing this series allows me to stop, breathe and take stock.  I hope that my  photographs allow the viewer to experience the same sense of space, serenity and peace.

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Triptych: contemplation

A triptych is 3 separate pictures, placed together, in art.

Originally, this formed a folding screen which could travel with a rich person, and be set up on a flat service or altar, as a screen of inspiring images to pray in front of.  The 3 separate panels also give scope to express different eras or people or people or settings.

So it might look like this:

The Merode Altarpiece by workshop of Robert Campin  (wikipedia)

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