For Mary and Richard Cooke offering fine art prints was a natural. Over the course of their commercial career, they never lost sight of the goal. To capture and communicate the awesome power of light that is never the same twice.
Waiting for the light in a thousand year old cathedral, hauling
tripods through lavender fields, laying in wait for a sunrise
over a neolithic Dolman, these are the things that inspire
them. Their interest in ancient architecture, pilgrimage
sites in Europe, monasteries and Romanesque building
techniques have lead to extensive research of the history
of these subjects. Mary and Richard look for the presence
of history through their view finder.
Mary shoots with Leica cameras, prefering infrared
film while Richard chooses state of the art digital medium
format and digital 35mm.
Please enjoy looking through the serene and tranquil
images. Whether you are interested in 300 year old
Spanish missions of South Texas, the morning mist
in Provence or a 700 year old tomb sculpture at a
Cistercian monastery in Ireland, we hope you will find
something that speaks to you.
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