This photograph is from John's latest portfolio of work and involved him experimenting with out or the ordinary print surfaces, he was stunned at how interesting his images looked when printed on aluminium.
They take on an added luminescence, darker colours appear richer and more vibrant, whilst lighter colours inherit the more subtle properties of the metal's surface. Overall this process creates a somewhat three-dimensional effect which is particularly effective when viewed in natural light.
Every time John goes wandering around old scrap yards, it seems like every car there has a story to tell. They rest their with all their original design and styling, all talking of times past.
Small pieces of perfection remain amid the decay and salvaging, and sometimes the process of rust and time creates new and beautiful colours and shapes, only created when the vehicle was abandoned. Some of them even have the keys in the ignition.
John love's trying to find and capture the stories that these old cars have to tell.
"I look at this and I see an old car radio. But then I see a sad, lonely robotic face, itself making the broadcast into the ‘microphone’ in front of it. Is anyone listening though?’". John Drennan.
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