David was right to give up the day job!

Barrie Farnsworth meets the man who fled the corporate world of London for Derbyshire – and whose work blurs the boundaries between photography and art.

DAVID Birchall freely admits that, like a few more of us, he didn’t get ‘into’ photography until he was about to become a father. “I realised I would need a camera to take some pictures of the new arrival,” he said. “A keen amateur photographer friend sold me his spare Zenith E 35mm camera, and I found after a lot of trial and error  that I could produce half-decent results. After recording my children Lucie and Mark growing up at every birthday, holiday and Christmas, I started to find rest, relaxation, and tremendous satisfaction when disappearing into the hills to record the landscape and changing seasons…

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