Travel

I'm lucky enough to travel a lot but I also aim to understand a place in some depth. So I like to find out about the local history, sociology, wildlife and local arts. I prepare for a trip by looking up photos of the famous sights, they're usually a good guide both about the local visual interest and also a warning of what has already been done or over-done.
I try to use the tools of modern photojournalism and photography to communicate how I feel about a place. You’ll see that I have used Portrait, Street, Interior, Historical, Abstract, Landscape, Historical, Wildlife, Phone-camera and Selfie genres at different times for specific effects.

Port of San Remo

Gardens Royal Hotel in San Remo

San Remo, the Italian Rivera of the Flowers

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Goats and the glacier of La Meije, Ecrins

Autumn colours at the Col du Lauteret

Goats & glaciers, taxis and a ride in a tow truck: the pleasures and pains of car motoring in the mountains.

Read more: Kaput!

Launches on Derwent Water, Keswick

Vale of Keswick, Cumbria

Summer sunshine in Keswick in the Lake District, Cumbria.

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Shoreham Beach nature reserve - view towards Rampion Wind Farm

Shoreham Beach nature reserve - view towards Worthing

The vegetated shingle beach at Shoreham Beach in West Sussex is a rare habitat with good diversity of plants and animals which can survive in the salty winds and with a scarcity of fresh water. It is a protected nature reserve, there is now a boardwalk which protects the fragile vegetation from trampling. The Friends of Shoreham Beach are active in keeping the litter under control and monitoring the beach environment.

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St. Ives harbour, Cornwall

St. Ives harbour, Cornwall

Four views of St. Ives, Cornwall; the tidal reach is dramatic here, revealing the sandy floor of the harbour, which is protected from the Atlantic Ocean by its sheltered position and Smeaton’s Pier.

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