Former Winnepeg resident and now proud Golcar woman Di Carey has created a stunning series of prints for her exhibition that pay homage to the region and the diverse landscapes and creatures that it holds.
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Called The Colne Valley – A Personal View, it features scenes on the tops of the unrelenting Marsden Moor and windswept Pule Hill alongside intimate close-ups of herons, rabbits and other wildlife which she has taken in such a way that they bring a sense of tranquillity to the Colne Valley.
It is the latest project for Di’s talents with a camera have enabled her to create images that show the region in an altered light after moving to the area from Kent 14 years ago.
Di, who originally trained as a sculptor after studying at Leeds University and describes herself as an amateur photographer, said: “Four years of studying art had an impact on the way I look at the world and I hope this is reflected in my photographs.
“I have always had an interest in animal behaviour and being out with my camera allows me to combine my passion for both landscape and wildlife.
“I was very lucky to be offered the chance of an exhibition about the Colne Valley at the museum as I am not a professional photographer.
“I like the idea of contemporary images being displayed in a place which has so much history.”
She will exhibit her work at the museum until September 28.