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I wanted to try and get a nice study of hands but I also wanted something more. I've used the the egg in terms of it being the symbol of life, I thought visually that it's smoothness and symmetry would contrast nicely with the skin. These are my father's hands, he quite ill at the moment so it's also a fairly personal image.

The shot is lit with light coming through a window. A fair amount of work has been done in post.

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