Wild Horses by Bowen

Wild Horses by Bowen

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Sensitive, evocative photographs of wild breeds of horses roaming free in the British countryside.

A fascinating insight into an alternative way of looking at the world.

Foreword from wildlife presenter Chris Packham.

Revealing descriptions of each photograph in Bowen's own words.

From the photographer behind Wild World: Nature Through an Autistic Eye.

Photographer and wildlife activist, Alfie Bowen presents his two-year-long project photographing Britain's wild horses through the eyes of someone living with autism spectrum disorder. Wild Horses is all about connection: Bowen's personal connection to the animals he photographs; his connection to photography as an art form; the horses' connection to one another; and our collective connection to the land and our planet. Bowen borrows the words of American landscape photographer Ansel Adams to describe his approach to his work: 'You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.' For Bowen, photography is an outlet for his emotional energy. It enables him to draw from difficult moments in his life and turn the energy that manifests from his emotions into truly mesmerizing images.

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