A net is a net, what responsibility does one need for such a tool?

A container, controlled by me. The size of which is controlled by me, placed where I choice and policed by me. I shall take what I want and leave what I don’t. Because I am human and this is what I must do!

I also fit within a container, a series of Russian doll constraints. Within my family, within society, within a Nation, within a continent, within a species and on one planet. The environment is huge and will not morne some fish?

But as We continue to learn and categorise ecosystems, this expanse seems less expansive. Is there really more fish in the sea?








Taken on a particular windy day, the developments made to create this design have taken the process to a different level. Although the double lid is rather inconvenient it works really well, in fact to start with this design was to light tight. The length also meant an extension of time, again this added different challenges.


Prototype 2






Although this design produced beautifully central exposures. The size of these photographs were limited by the shallowness of the box. But overall this design worked very efficiently, maybe to efficiently. It is missing the mystery and spontaneous composition that I am looking for.

Prototype 1









This design of canister worked out really well, I love the edges of the exposure. However the slot at the bottom proved tricky and as such will develop this design removing this element.

Casting a new net

The quandary of a fisherman,

He could purchase a net, which would provide immediate opportunity to land a catch. However his control as to his haul is limited by this efficiency.

The net is fit for purpose and adheres to fishing legislation. The fisherman can change the length of the net and the time it is immersed, but non of these will vary the size or species of fish. Because the gauge is fixed and outwith control.

However, suppose the fisherman was to create his own net. All but the weather can be controlled and varied. But still the catch cannot be controlled because of the sporadic and fluctuation of mother nature. This balance of control is respected and accepted by the fisher folk, as a lifecycle.

A physical structure which provides through  invisibility.

A net for thin air, a net for clouds.