Lake Garda and Verona, Italy

We travelled to Northern Italy during the “Beast from the East” – a week of freakishly cold weather which landed on Europe on Eastern winds in late February. So we didn’t see much more of Lake Garda than the picture below.

Sirmione, Lake Garda, Brescia, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Sirmione, Lake Garda, Brescia, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Would highly recommend the thermal spa in the lakeside town of Sirmione – spent 5 hours there, and could have stayed longer.

Messages of love left by visitors to Juliet's Balcony, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Messages of love left by visitors to Juliet’s Balcony, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

A house in Verona was allocated as Juliet’s house (Romeo & Juliet) by the Verona council, and since has predictably become a major tourist attraction in the city, despite Juliet being a fictional character and Shakespeare never having visited the city.

Statue of Dante, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Statue of Dante, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Interior of Basilica of Santa Anastasia, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Interior of Basilica of Santa Anastasia, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Ceiling of Basilica of Santa Anastasia, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Ponte Pietra and Old Town of Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Ponte Pietra and Old Town of Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Interior of Duomo (Cattedrale Santa Maria Matricolare), Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Interior of Duomo (Cattedrale Santa Maria Matricolare), Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Ponte di Castelvecchio, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Ponte di Castelvecchio, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Interior of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Interior of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Sunday antiques market, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Sunday antiques market, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Sunday antiques market with Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore in background, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Sunday antiques market with Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore in background, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

I Portoni della Bra Clock Gate, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

I Portoni della Bra Clock Gate, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Piazza Bra and Roman Arena at night, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Piazza Bra and Roman Arena at night, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Piazza Bra and Roman Arena at night, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Piazza Bra and Roman Arena at night, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Juliet's house, Casa di Giulietta, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Juliet’s house, Casa di Giulietta, Verona, Veneto Province, Italy, Europe

Albania – The Accursed Mountains and Tirana

Man looking up at Theth Waterfall, Theth, The Accursed Mountains, Albania

After Montenegro came Albania, the final stop on this Balkan tour. From the welcoming city of Shkodra we travelled north into “The Accursed Mountains”. These mountains which are part of The Dinaric Alps and their fantastic name comes from an ancient … Continue reading

2017 – Best 12 Photographs of the Year

Landscape near Hpa-an at dawn, Kayin State. Myanmar, Asia

This is a retrospective blog looking back on the last 12 months. I’ve gone through the years work and picked out my personal favourite pictures which tell the story of 2017. The year began in Morocco, we began in Tangier … Continue reading

The Balkans – Bosnia & Hercegovina Travel Photography

Stari Most Bridge at night, Mostar, Bosnia & Hercegovina

Many of my trips are inspired by a location I’ve seen and become captivated by, this trip to the Balkan region of south east Europe was more a case of putting a pin in a map, visiting a part of … Continue reading

Six Day Cycling London – October 2017

Solo cyclist, Six Day London, The Velodrome, October 2017 Nikon D4 with Nikon 70-200mm Lens at 105mm. Exposure: 1/10th at f/8 and ISO 400

For the last 3 years I’ve been covering the annual Six Day track cycling event in London. It makes a nice change from the other types of commercial work I typically undertake during the rest of the year. The client … Continue reading