About the Book
The pace of modern life appears to be increasing. We have to do everything in the shortest possible time, and we demand immediate gratification in all aspects of our lives.
There are times and places when, traditionally, we expected to be quiet, move slowly and find time for contemplation. Museums, art galleries and places of worship are typical.
Now, it seems, we rush through these as well. Works of art, pieces of our history and beautiful buildings demand time to be appreciated.
Just what is the hurry?
Ken Holland is a multi award-winning photographer. He is an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society, and has been awarded a Distinction from the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain. He was awarded a national Gold Medal from the P.A.G.B. for the best monochrome print of 2004. He has exhibited locally and nationally, including the prestigious Royal Photographic Society in Bath: his work has been published in a wide variety of books, magazines and journals. He is an Honorary Life Member of Dawlish & Teignmouth Camera Club: he is frequently invited to lecture and judge at Camera Clubs across the South West & Wales, and has taught City & Guilds courses. He became interested in photography at a very young age, and has always regarded it as an art form. It has the unique ability to capture a brief moment in time. He believes that a photograph should be more than just a beautiful image: it should inform or challenge the viewer