I recently visited Whitelee Wind Farm, the second largest on-shore wind farm in Europe. As you enter you are greeted by hundreds of propellers spinning generating electricity - it is an incredible sight. When you stand beneath one it feels like you are going to be pinged away! The scale of them is monumental. The combined power of them all can power 350,000 homes.
Their shape, what they do and the sci fi feeling of them in that setting in the countryside was made to become source material for a double exposure. The other image is from a Sonica light show installation I attended and I feel this image really complements the propeller image - it helps with the intensity and power I am trying to convey of the abilities that wind farms can do. Also, the silhouetted figures in awe of what they are seeing. I like that the end result could be an advertisement for building more wind farms which ultimately would help the environment.
The title carries on with this theme, more wind farms would result in more lights (power) being fuelled by the renewable energy. It also a great Black Keys track.
Locations: Whitelee Wind Farm, Scotland, late Summer 2022 Sonica light installation, Glasgow, early Spring 2022