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PSimage are Paul Corica and Steve Hey
We are both very enthusiastic about our photography
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Paul is the creative photographer of the partnership...
Thanks for taking the time to visit our website and read a little more about us. Rather than bore you with a list of technical equipment or a long resume I thought I’d share my views on landscape photography and why I find it so rewarding.
My day-job used to require me to be stuck in an office 5 days a week 5 days with nothing to look at but a computer screen the whole day. 5 days cooped up in an aesthetic desert. This gave me a greater impetus to use the weekends to make up for lack of soul-lifting stimulation during the week. I found that walking the countryside, beaches and hills of the UK, appreciating the beauty of the landscape, fulfilled what the soul was lacking from the week. Such was the cathartic experience that I decided to take pictures of the scenery from these walks. Whether this was to let me relive the walks that gave me so much pleasure or just as a way of letting family and friends view some of the local beauty spots I’d visited I can’t remember. Whatever the reason, I found that packing the camera became as second nature as packing the walking boots.
Gradually, rather than visiting locations for the walk, I found that I was visiting places for their photographic potential. Walks were being planned with sunrise and sunset times in mind. I would view the weather forecast the night before; not to check for rain but to check for the chance of a good sunrise/sunset. It dawned on me that I had become hooked on landscape photography. The walking had become a mere by-product.
Over time I found what I wanted out of the photography also changed. To begin with photography was a way of recording where I had been. However, that was not enough. Beautiful landscapes have the ability to stir deep emotions and feelings within us. When taking a camera to beautiful locations I wanted not merely to record what is in front of me, but allow anyone looking at the photo to understand what inspired us to press the shutter release button in the first place; to let them know what emotions I might have been feeling; to allow the viewer to experience some of those same emotions.
This is why landscape photography is so important to me. It is a way for me to communicate how I see and feel the world around me. A chance to capture the beauty of our natural world. A way of uplifting our soul.
Steve is the techie of the partnership
I’ve been taking photos since I was about 8 starting with a box Brownie and graduating through a Kodak Retinette through to various Minolta SLRs and finally ending up in the digital age with a Nikon D300.
Favourite film will always be Kodachrome 25
I’ve got a completely different approach to Paul, being more interested in the immediacy of the moment and less so in extensive Photoshop work afterwards. That is not to say the I am not amenable to Photoshop but I tend to be happy in the most part with the results I can get from Lightroom.
I’m more interested in computers and gadgets which is why any prints you order will actually be produced my me leaving Paul to concentrate on his gorgeous landscapes.
Our different approaches complement each other, but that is not to say we have not had some full and frank discussions. Luckily we have not come to blows yet!