Michela Griffith's creative photography shares an insider's view of the Peak District. Her intimate knowledge of the landscape around her home on the Derbyshire - Staffordshire border has fine-tuned her eye. A member of professional artists' group Peak District Artisans, Michela exhibits with them and individually. Fine art prints and cards are available locally and online.
Her 'Streamscapes' from the River Dove south-west of Buxton reveal the beauty and diversity to be found in the smallest stretch of water. The images have particular appeal for those who spend time through work or leisure beside or on water.
"Photographing water has taken me on a journey that I could not have anticipated. I'm still travelling. It has changed the way that I look at the land and the appeal of documentary views has diminished. As landscape photographers we tend to go to extremes - short shutter speeds to freeze the moment, or long exposures of several minutes. The new land that interests me is the area in between."
Views of Chrome Hill, Parkhouse Hill, Longnor and Hollinsclough are popular with those visiting the Upper Dove and Manifold Valleys or Dovedale on walking and cycling holidays, or who have local connections.