This photograph was taken on Poppit Sands beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Years of study and observation based around a single beach...
His pictures have been compared to moonscapes due to their peculiar tones and shapes, sea water transformed into pools of black mercury sitting amongst a silver terrain.
Working with abstraction and detail the images from Poppit Sands series formed a vital part of the Artist next venture when Michael began experimenting with the Luminogram process.
The Poppit Sands series won Michael awards and accolades including being named a Finalist for the Hasselblad Masters Award (2008, 2009, 2010).
All works are limited edition and traditional darkroom Gelatin Silver Prints.
POPPIT SANDS' AWARDS:
2013 The Chris Beetles Award, London,2010 Hasselblad Masters Award Finalist 'Poppit Sands',2009 Hasselblad Masters Award Finalist 'Poppit Sands',2008 Hasselblad Masters Award Finalist 'Poppit Sands',