Yangon (formerly known as Rangoon) is the largest city in Myanmar (formerly Burma). A mix of British colonial architecture, modern high-rises and gilded Buddhist pagodas define its skyline. I spent two days here at the beginning of my Burmese adventure, … Continue reading
Over new years we escaped cold London for North Africa, however it wasn’t much warmer in Morocco. Still, there were Imperial Cities to investigate and tagines to consume. I’ve become somewhat a veteran of Morocco, this being my 4th visit, but … Continue reading
I caught a train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam for my first visit to the most populous city in The Netherlands, (can’t believe I hadn’t already been). This was during my trip to Rotterdam (last summer) so I was in an Architectural … Continue reading
Until the middle of the nineteenth century, Rotterdam was a modest town in the shadow of Dordrecht, Delft and Schiedam. The dam in the river Rotte, from which the city took its name was built around 1270. The railway links … Continue reading
With no shoots scheduled I took the opportunity yesterday to venture out of the city to Burnham Beeches, just a 30 minute drive from London. If you recognise the trees then its because the woods have been used for many films, including: Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Goldfinger, Princess Bride and two of the Harry Potter movies.
Tech: I took a few lenses out with me but in the end only used my most recent acquisition; the Nikon 45mm f/2.8 PC lens, mounted on the Nikon D810 with a Manfrotto L Plate and Manfrotto tripod.
A visit to Epping Forest is a right of passage for any Londoner eventually, located on the border of London and county of Essex. Here are a few photographs from a visit last week, hope you like them.
The Hungarian capital of Budapest was so named in 1873 when the west banks of the Danube River, Buda and Óbuda, were united with Pest on the eastern side. Known as the Pearl of Danube, the city of Budapest has … Continue reading
I travelled down to Seville during Easter to document the Semana Santa processions which take place every year in the Andalucian capital. Here are a few of my favourites, will also add a curated selection to the Projects gallery on … Continue reading
The final leg of the trip – Bombay / Mumbai. I’ve never much enjoyed the Indian cities I’ve visited on previous trips; New Delhi, Bangalore, Jaipur, Agra. They’re polluted, noisy chaotic places, but I loved Mumbai. The architectural remnants of … Continue reading