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Photo Info

Dimensions3021 x 3996
Original file size5.56 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken17-Sep-15 11:18
Date modified23-Sep-15 11:51
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON
Camera modelCOOLPIX S3300
Focal length7.8 mm
Focal length (35mm)44 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/320 at f/14.2
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 80
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom0x
"The British Isles - for Isla"

"The British Isles - for Isla"

"The British Isles - for Isla"
Scalpel Paper-cut (creative cartography)
Approx. 50 x 60 cm
Date: September 2015

Comments: First birthday gift commission for a baby girl named Isla, hence the British Isles. The map design incorporates numerous references to ancient mythology and folklore, including:
the Irish Harp and Shamrock,
the Scottish Unicorn,
Stag and Thistle,
the English Tudor Rose and Lion,
the Welsh Leek, Daffodil and Dragon,
Robin Hood,
Crop Circles,
the Green Man,
the Lady of the Lake (grasping the sword),
the Isle of Mann,
Moon Gazing Hare,
Goddess Brigid (playing the Harp),
a pair of Ravens,
an ancient Pictish spiral Symbol.