Travel Photography
#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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#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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#749. A photographic trip to the Dolomites

#749. A photographic trip to the Dolomites

I recently had the opportunity to extend a business trip for a short weekend in the Dolomites. This region, located in the North East of Italy, is a very popular place for tourists. It is also much appreciated by landscape photographers for its photogenic potential.     Two days is

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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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#723. Travel and Street Photography in Bangkok: Get Lost!

#723. Travel and Street Photography in Bangkok: Get Lost!

This article is the third and final in a series discussing different aspects of street photography in Asian cities.  Previous articles covered the importance of manners and how you approach people in Kuala Lumpur, and my preference for short tele focal lengths in Phnom Penh.  This article from Bangkok discusses

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#714. A road trip on the Wild Atlantic Way

#714. A road trip on the Wild Atlantic Way

Last year in June, I travelled on the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland For many years, I wanted to spend a week of vacation completely dedicated to photography. And I must say that I was not disappointed, there is really a lot to see, beaches, cliffs, castles, incredible views, it’s

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#710. Un-destination photography Tasmania

#710. Un-destination photography Tasmania

Could Tasmania be classed as un-destination photography as decreed by Pascal and Philippe in #582. Un-destination photography in Aigues-Mortes, France First thoughts are no, let’s review the rules: Beautiful in its own way – tick Off the beaten path for all but local togs – tick Challenging, because of its lack

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