#856. Charming Chantilly

#856. Charming Chantilly

Where to start about this small town about 30 minutes from Paris by train. This is what Wikipedia has to say about this lovely medieval town. “Chantilly is a commune in the Oise department in the valley of the Nonette in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France. Surrounded by Chantilly

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845. Losing Notre-Dame

845. Losing Notre-Dame

A fire in a heritage masterpiece and three personal views on loss.

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#832. The Dolomites in Winter.

#832. The Dolomites in Winter.

This was my 2nd trip to the glorious Dolomites. The seasons were quite different! My first trip was in May 2011 and was part of  cycling tour with my local club in Sydney.   My photography then consisted of a Sony point and shoot. It fitted into the pocket of

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#809. GAS Strikes Again – Z 7 Vs D850

#809. GAS Strikes Again – Z 7 Vs D850

A month with the new Nikon Z7 has convinced me to switch to mirrorless for good, leaving my D850 permanently in the bag. Here’s why.

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#798. A walk in the drizzle in Paris on a Sunday morning.

#798. A walk in the drizzle in Paris on a Sunday morning.

This article is in a similar vain to one another I wrote #618. A walk in Paris on a winters morning Walking in the rain or drizzle is something I normally wouldn’t contemplate, let alone go to shoot. Paris is different, I’m not sure why maybe it’s the love affair

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#794. What’s In My Bag (Dallas) ?

#794. What’s In My Bag (Dallas) ?

  How things change in 12 months! I started writing this article in October 2017 and didn’t get around to finishing it. 2018 text is in italics.     Whats in my Bag?   Well, that depends greatly on what I’m shooting, which pretty much goes for all of us

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#774. Splendour in the Hebrides

#774. Splendour in the Hebrides

Like many of us over the years I’ve seen numerous television programs exploring the ancient Hebridean Islands. Our exploration took place upon this old converted mackerel trawler. Having said this Splendour lives up to her name. The food served aboard is some of the best the 8 of us have

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#752. The Kimberley Coast – North Western Australia

#752. The Kimberley Coast – North Western Australia

The destination is the Berkeley River Lodge, Kimberley, Western Australia. Access to the Lodge is only by air, luggage is limited to 10kg plus a small personal bag, so choice of camera gear was critical. Prior to booking I’d negotiated an extra 5 kgs which helped for camera gear. Berkeley

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#739. An Acute Attack of GAS – Sony A7R111/Nikon D850

#739. An Acute Attack of GAS – Sony A7R111/Nikon D850

  GAS we’ve all had it, in mid May, it struck with a vengeance. The thought process was; maybe, I should change systems and ditch the heavy Nikon D810 and go for a more compact body, like the relatively new highly acclaimed Sony A7R 111, surely any bugs of the

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#730. Is this the best landscape photography location in the World?

#730. Is this the best landscape photography location in the World?

Well the title has I would think certainly grabbed your attention! Let the arguments begin. New Zealand is a photographer’s dream, it has an abundance of craggy snow covered mountains, majestic lakes, streams, rainforest, glaciers, fjords and in the North Island there are the geothermals. On this trip I was

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