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Here, Char­lie ex­plains the thought process be­hind three of his favourite im­ages

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But­ter­mere II, Cum­bria, UK

I have long looked out for vis­ual re­la­tion­ships in land­scapes. Here, the slope of the top right-hand side of the tree is al­most par­al­lel to the sky­line above and to the right. Wait­ing for the fore­ground to be sub­dued by a cloud proved to be worth­while.

Safi, Morocco

I’m al­ways on the look out for arcs and lines that can act as foils to one an­other. The sun wasn’t out when I first saw this gate­way, but when it even­tu­ally ap­peared, both the gate and the arch cast very sat­is­fy­ing shad­ows.

The Somme, Amiens, France

When I first passed this flooded wood, the trees and their reflections were un­sat­is­fac­tory. Three hours later the wa­ter had sub­sided, and the damp belt at the base of each tree de­liv­ered a sub­tle sep­a­ra­tion be­tween the trees and their reflections.

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