Sunday, 3 July 2016
A classic example of "How on earth did I miss that one?", this photograph was overlooked in my previous trawls through the image-hoard I brought back from my Innsbruck residency, two summers ago. Two years later, I can finally see what I saw in the heat of the moment back in June 2014. Hot it was, too, up around 30° C plus in the afternoons, with a tricky range of highlights and shadow in the streets.
The troubling thing is that all of these files very nearly vanished forever in the Great Backup Drive Disaster of 2015. Luckily, I still had duplicates of all but a handful on the little netbook I had taken with me to Austria. But: lesson learned. Two, actually: back up your files and never assume you've squeezed them dry...