Travel Photography
#834. An icy post – with light (and a destination)

#834. An icy post – with light (and a destination)

A photographic essay about the life of the ice at the edge of a lake as temperatures get higher.

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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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#829. Wabi-Sabi or… “L’Oeuvre du Temps”

#829. Wabi-Sabi or… “L’Oeuvre du Temps”

This is a guest post by Pascal Ravach whose photos of weathered walls struck me when he sent them over for the Wabi-Sabi challenge. What I found fascinating was that much of what you will see below has been copied by contemporary artists but here, gets done autmatically by the

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#820. An Un-light winter post

#820. An Un-light winter post

[Pascal] I’m delighted to introduce this first guest post from reader and frequent commentator Kristian Wannebo and hope you will enjoy it as much as I did. May it be the first in a long series 🙂 [/Pascal]     An un-light post, and, as well, an un-destination one.Very un-destinstion – as

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  • #818. Four days in the Shetlands for Up Hele Aa

#818. Four days in the Shetlands for Up Hele Aa

From the official Web site:   Up Helly Aa, which takes place in Lerwick, Shetland, on the last Tuesday in January every year. Up Hele Aa involves a series of marches and visitations, culminating in a torch-lit procession and the burning of a galley.    The following Wednesday is a

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#816. Traveling Vietnam

#816. Traveling Vietnam

In late 2010, I traveled from Hanoi to Hue, to Ho Chi Minh City, jumped to Phu Quoc island and back, and made a boat trip all the way to Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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#801. A photo trip to Japan – part 1

#801. A photo trip to Japan – part 1

Like every country with a rich culture and history, Japan offers many facets to the visitor. Unlike most countries, though, it exposes a layering of ties between past and present and the contrast between modernism and past is very striking, a fact I only barely scratched the surface of, during

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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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#784. Old habits…

#784. Old habits…

Imagine having two passions that deliver entirely different types of satisfaction, both equally satisfying; one is tangible, requires most of the senses, including smell. The other is the ability to revel in memories – a pastime increasingly difficult as one ages, without repeated diagnoses of dementia and worse.    

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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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