Washing Lines / Jill Mead
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All over the world people find places to hang washing and use the sun’s energy for the essential yet mundane task of drying clothes. And sometimes this creates a billowing beauty in, often, the most unlikely and unattractive places.
A long lens and a lot of cheek can help… Maybe, the ‘empty’ plinth in Trafalgar Square should have a washing line on it?
Jill’s love of photography blossomed from early expeditions with her family, taking pictures of abandoned farms on the North York Moors. She now feels incomplete without a camera and is fascinated by pretty much everything
"Everyone has a story to tell. I am not sure how it happens but when I ask the un-askable questions people open up. Whether I am working with a shy child or the most volatile chef on earth. The more trust you build, the more authentic the outcome.
Working with Antman back-up comes with many advantages: chief amongst them simply being able to concentrate on my job. The ratio of successful shots is testament to this.”
(To read more about Jill Mead, see Who we are)