Stillness and Occurrence is a series of fifteen seascapes undertaken over a five-year period, the vantage point being a small stretch of beach at Portobello, situated on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
The images were shot on medium format film using long exposures on sunny days in conditions of mild haar and low wind.
The work finds its roots in my abiding interest in nonduality and the reconciliation / integration of apparent opposites –
Form is emptiness; emptiness is form. The Heart Sutra
Wisdom says, ‘I am nothing’. Love says, ‘I am everything’. Between the two my life flows.
Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj I AM THAT