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.

Eurostar train 9084 arives in Marseille St. Charles station

Terminus of the line: one single train all the way through from London St. Pancras to Marseille St. Charles. An early start in London but TGV travel at speeds of  up to 300km/hr to arrive in early afternoon sunshine for a view of the Mediterranean from the station forecourt. They serve breakfast and lunch with airline style catering if you want it. But it’s another strike day for the SNCF (French state railways) so the platforms are rather quieter than usual.

Stained glass panels on Worthing pier

Sea front houses at Worthing

“Visit Sunny Worthing” shout the posters, and it was good to feel sun on our faces today; the slogan could equally read “Come to Colourful Worthing” as the Sussex seaside town seems to have a thing about colours.

Read more: “Come to Colourful Worthing”

Keswick sunset

Sunset over Grizedale Pike in the English Lake District, viewed from Keswick. Time to set off home after a day trip from London. Sunset is only this far round in winter so Keswick isn't generally known for picturesque sunsets..

Dawn at Menton Veille Ville

Menton Old Town at dawn.

Read more: Three horizons at Menton

Menton veille ville

Harley parked under a lemon tree in fruit

Menton, the “Pearl of France”.

Read more: Menton

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