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Mark Highton Ridley on December 17, 2007

Isolating fences separate UK back gardens. I wanted to capture that sense of being isolated in amongst all the people; of being shut off and shut out, everyone on their own little island - what you can't see, you can pretend doesn't exist.

An overcast day enhanced the bleakness; harsh cuts between the three separate areas were to echo isolation. The fence in soft focus, a bland area encourages the attention to what lies beyond, breaking the taboo.

George Sled on December 17, 2007

Perfect, what else is there to say.

Mark Highton Ridley on December 17, 2007

Thanks George. I've enjoyed a quick browse through your collection and will return another day for a better look!

© Ana García de Pabl… on December 18, 2007

A good shut, & perfects words! It is a visual poem! Congratulations, you are an artist highton-ridley!

Mark Highton Ridley on December 18, 2007

Thanks Ana, it's always nice to get kind words from you :)

Rafael (Retrocool) on December 22, 2007

I really love your suttle details. This picture is great!

Mark Highton Ridley on December 22, 2007

Hi Rafael - Thanks :) - this is one of my 'starker' ones - and yes, subtlety is in my nature ;)

Mark Highton Ridley on January 1, 2008

Thanks again Evangelos. Sometimes simple is better. Did you see One, Two, Three, Snow! yet?

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