by Cormack O'Connor in New Photography on Tuesday 29 January 2013

Alexander James is a London-based photographer who creates fragile and beautiful photographs of roses. Using a self-developed process, James naturally removes all the coloured pigment from the rose and replaces it with water, leaving the plant to live and grow as normal. What’s left is a unique piece of transparent nature, which shows the complexity and beauty of itself: strikingly vulnerable and genuinely sophisticated.