Wet, Windy, Wonderful

Wet, Windy, Wonderful

I spent a week with some photography friends on the Dingle Peninsula in southwest Ireland recently. Having arrived when the temperatures were in the ‘high teens’ (not bad for February), I was soon reminded of why the coastline is so green and rugged, with only the...
Between mountain and sea

Between mountain and sea

This is the second time that I’ve stayed in a friend’s villa in Italy and I’m starting to appreciate why they chose the Abruzzo region, and it’s not just because it’s cheaper than buying in Tuscany and Umbria. Perched high in amongst the vines of a large working...
From ‘Zero to Zero’

From ‘Zero to Zero’

In January 2017, I set off on a journey around the world, starting at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London. My objective was to photograph the people, landscapes and wildlife as I circumnavigated the globe – returning four months later, once again to the...
Another week of magic

Another week of magic

We’ve had another terrific week in the Dordogne this year. The bags are unpacked, the laundry’s done, the wine bottles are in the rack…well, most of them. But more importantly, my clients tell me that their images have been downloaded (I hope they’ve created back-ups)...
Worth getting up for

Worth getting up for

Spending time in the Lake District in the winter is becoming something of an annual pilgrimage for me. Apparently, it’s more likely to snow at Easter than around Christmas time in the UK, so I didn’t have much expectation of capturing what would normally be considered...
Beauty before decay

Beauty before decay

Autumn colours in the UK seemed to be particularly vibrant in 2015 – I don’t think it was my imagination. I’ve talked to a few people, including someone that grows (is that the right word?) bonsai trees as a hobby, and they all say the same thing. So I was glad...