In the tender time of the in-between, I look for you
in the shadows.
The last rays of a dying sun, lingering on your face,
unwilling to let go.
This time, stay.
'The Hosta' is part of a limited edition collection of
photographic prints by Maria Erla Portway, a photographer
and writer originally from Iceland and based in Edinburgh,
whose work is best described in her own words (above and
The images were all created in 2020, a year when endless
days melted into one and most markers of seasonal change
went amiss. In some respect they are a creative response to
loss. But loss comes in various forms, meaning different things
to different people. I find that the way we look at the world is
deeply personal but also relatable on so many levels. It's my
hope that when people look at my images they can relate,
not to me, but to that shared feeling. As if there is a tangible
thread that connects us as humans. How beautiful would
All images are Giclée print on ArtSure approved Platinum
Etching paper (285gsm) and A4 size. Unframed.
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