Expressive landscapes | Darren Almond's Fullmoon series

This selection of photographs by British artist Darren Almond are taken from his evocative Fullmoon series. All the photographs are made by the light of the full moon, using long exposure times of fifteen minutes or more.

Darren Almond, [email protected] Canyon 2012 © Darren Almond. Courtesy White Cube
Darren Almond, [email protected] Point 2007 © Darren Almond. Courtesy White Cube

Taking the photographs in this way affects the image captured, blurring shadows and forms to reveal a new vision of the landscape. The unexpected light in the images appears to turn night into day. Time is a central aspect of the creation and subject of these ethereal works.

Since 1998, the artist has taken these photographs all around the world. This selection features landscapes in Scotland, Uganda, Hawaii, China and northern Patagonia.

Darren Almond, [email protected] 2009 © Darren Almond. Courtesy White Cube
Darren Almond, [email protected] Lewis 2013 © Darren Almond. Courtesy White Cube

Darren Almond studied at Winchester School of Art. He lives and works in London. He works in a variety of media including photography, film, installation, sculpture and painting. These photographs are on display until 31 May 2020 at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh.

Further reading

Night visions: Darren Almond's full-moon landscapes (The Guardian)

Q interview: Darren Almond (Art Fund)

[email protected] Rock 2009 © Darren Almond. Courtesy White Cube