The Long Mynd (Welsh: Mynydd Hir) is a seven mile long range of hills, heath and moorland in Shropshire that is known for its mercurial temperament where the seasons seem to pass in seconds. But there is more to this landscape than these obvious physical characteristics. Some say that two dragons once fought here and that this is the place where the devil keeps his earthly throne. This is a captivating place that I have revisited twice to try to create two different visual interpretations.
Mynydd Hir: The First Series
The first series, taken in 2015, uses techniques such as intentional camera movement, seeks to explore both the physical and less obvious dimensions of the landscape:
The Devil’s Landscape: The Second Series
This second series, created in 2016, uses a more conventional approach: