The more I photographed the pylon, the more elegant and sculptural it became until it was the Eiffel Tower in my mind’s eye. I decided to approach this project by photographing something gritty, industrial and hard-core. After a brief unsuccessful flirtation with the cooling towers, I turned to the electric pylons. Did you know there used to be a website called ‘Pylon of the Month’? Maybe there still is!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Each week WordPress provides a new photographic theme for creative inspiration. We take photographs based on our interpretation of the theme, and post them on our blogs anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme is announced.