The big why?

Photographer David Newton decided in to change his life and live on the road with his partner, Jess, young daughter Isla and Otis the dog. With the conversion of Big Blue almost complete David reflects on the dream ahead.

Big Blue distant horizons – part two

Moeraki boulders, Otago. They are made by cementation of the Paleocene mudstone

To read part one, click here.

It’s taken longer than expected to finish the conversion of Big Blue into a family home for the open road but getting these things right always takes longer than expected, even without a global pandemic. In the first instalment of Big Blue, we covered the conversion from British army truck to something resembling home and the background to the project. In part two, it’s time to explore a little more about the why as Big Blue finally gets ready for the road.

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By Chris Coe

Chris is a professional photographer, and the founder of Travel Photographer of the Year. He has been working as a professional photographer since 1992, shooting both editorial and advertising photography, and has published over 50 books. He lectures on and teaches photography, mentors and is a competition judge.