What is travel photography? Well that depends on whose asking and whose answering because there is no right answer. Look it up on the net and you will find various opinions. My take is that it's a collection of several genres like landscapes, street, culture, nature, wildlife, black and white, people and so on. Most... Continue Reading →
This is a HUGE topic that will be difficult to do justice to but if the question is why? Then here's a brief answer. I might add that this question (at the moment anyway) only applies to higher end compacts, micro four/thirds and DSLR cameras. If you are using a smartphone or a compact that... Continue Reading →
How many times have you heard either "you must be a good photographer to have a good camera like that" or "what a picture! You must have a really good camera". Wrong and wrong! A good camera doesn't make you a good photographer any more than a great shot can only come from a good camera. I know it's... Continue Reading →
Like most photographers into street photography, my inspiration comes from two greats, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Doisneau both from France and whose famous black & white photos were taken in Paris. Whilst I'm under no illusions that my B & W efforts come anywhere near the quality of work by these two champions, I've done a... Continue Reading →
For anyone looking to visit Mexico but is a bit unnerved by the bad press Mexico gets these days, they should go to San Miguel de Allende in the state of Guanajuato. Located 274 km form Mexico city, it's as western as it gets with its large population of foreign retirees, artists and writers, most of whom... Continue Reading →
Dubrovnik is a beautiful place but it can be overrun with tourists. I took this from the city walls looking straight down the Placa which runs from one side of the old town to the other. I love the reflection from the tiled street. Makes it look wet.
Thought I’d start a series of random images from my portfolio. Always welcome any comments. Caught these two guys gently ambling along a Mostar (Bosnia) street. I was touched by the younger guys obvious affection. What’s their story? Father and son? Good mates? A stranger helping an old man?
One of the more interesting developments in east central London is the resurgence of English food which, it has to be said, has, in the past, been notoriously bad! But here we discovered a couple of places doing quality traditional English food, the Albion and St John ’s. Kedgeree (look it up) shepherd’s pie and... Continue Reading →