Abandoned croft houses can be found all over the Western Isles and there is no shortage of photographs of them. To an extent these buildings supply the artists and photographers of the Western Isles with a Hebridean kind of Wabi-sabi, most notably the ideas of imperfection and the impermanence of all things. Nonetheless, these houses are photogenic and difficult to resist. The house in this photograph was built around a Nissen hut and can still be found on the island of Ben
All the images from the Innse Gall exhibition at Taigh Chearsabhagh can be seen on my Instagram feed and via the online store - but there is nothing like seeing the actual prints, this is where photographs really come alive. Each of the images in the exhibition was chosen because of the way it looked in print. Some images on my shortlist, while looking as I wanted on a computer screen, didn't translate so well onto paper. Images were described this week as 'real jewels' and
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