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.


Funchal suburbs, Madeira

Funchal promenade, Madeira

Old Madeira meets modern Madeira in this set of my photoa of the island’s capital, Funchal.

More photos: Old meets new: Funchal - Madeira 3

Cloud forest rainbow, Madeira

 Porto Moriz surf

Cloud forest, surf beaches, rocky cliffs and swimming in the Atlantic: photos of my day exploring the south-west and west of Madeira.

Read more: Ponto do Sol - Ponto do Pargo - Porto Moriz: Madeira 2

Funchal sunset

View from Cabo Girao, Madeira

Sunset at Funchal, Madeira at the end of my day which started with a minicab journey to Gatwick before dawn amid the freezing frost. The flight was efficient and even landed early. So far so good.

Read more: Funchal - Madeira 1

Blencathra from Penrith

Shap Fell from Penrith

Penrith, crossroads between the Pennines and the Lakes

Read more: Penrith

Plage des Sablettes, Menton

Hôtel de l'Orient, Menton

Menton on the French Riviera, known for its sandy beaches, palm and lemon trees and the artist Jean Cocteau.

Read more: Menton

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