Street Photography: Sydney

Street Photography: Sydney

Street Photography in Sydney Sydney – The Harbour City. The Emerald City. Doing street photography in Sydney it would be easy to fall into the trap of capturing the iconic emblems. Sydney Harbour. Sydney Harbour Bridge. Sydney Opera House. But that would be too easy. A city is more than its buildings. More than its icons. […]

Dubbo Zoo and The Three Baby Cheetahs

Dubbo Zoo and The Three Baby Cheetahs

Anyone who knows us understands we have a thing for big cats. We spent four weeks in the Indian Himalaya chasing the elusive snow leopard.  We endured days of camping, cold arid conditions and rugged climbs to snatch a glimpse of this enigmatic creature. And it was worth every sacrifice. A little closer to home […]

Tso Moriri: In the Land of the Nomads

Tso Moriri: In the Land of the Nomads

tso moriri Located on the Changtang Plateau in Eastern Ladakh, Tso Moriri evokes images of a by-gone era. Here you are transported back to the ancient world of Silk Road traders, reclusive nomads, archaic traditions, mystical rites and fluid borders.  This really is a land that time forgot. This area is essentially a part of Western Tibet despite a heavily militarised border dictating […]

Street Photography Workshop: Delhi

Street Photography Workshop: Delhi

It’s only 7 o’clock in the morning and already the damp heat  of Delhi’s  late summer is steaming up my eye-glasses. Sweat trickles down my back and my t-shirt is clinging to my clammy skin. I fan myself with some errant piece of paper found in my bag with the hope of some relief from the incessant heat. Around me […]

Street Photography Paris

Street Photography Paris

Street Photography Paris – the City of Light through a black and white lens.   “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast “When good Americans […]

I’d Like My Crayons Back, Please – Reclaiming Creativity

I’d Like My Crayons Back, Please – Reclaiming Creativity

Who do you think are the most creative people?  Who among us epitomises creativity? Is it artists? Writers? Actors? Or musicians? It’s none of these. The most creative among us are children.  That is until they are told they aren’t.   Children are natural creators, full of imagination and inspiration  but somewhere between building forts out of […]

Urban Tribes: Street Photography India

Urban Tribes: Street Photography India

“If there is one place on the face of this Earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when Man began the dream of existence, it is India. “ Romain Rollan, French Philosopher On my last trip to India in 2013 we visited the Amber Fort just outside […]

Travel Quotes – The Top 20

Travel Quotes – The Top 20

Here is a collection of my 20 favourite travel quotes and ideas to live by. All images are by me but feel free to share them and pass on the inspiration. Life is extraordinary – sometimes we need to be reminded.                               […]

Street Photography: Newtown

Street Photography: Newtown

Street photography is an acquired skill and one that needs to be worked on.  For me street photography is an essential part of travel photography particularly when I visit large cities and places that are culturally very different to where I live. I think the people are far more interesting than the monuments and tourist attractions. […]

Street Art: Barcelona, Adelaide, Sydney

Street Art: Barcelona, Adelaide, Sydney

“People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly.” Banksy, Wall and Piece   Back in 2008 a strange thing happened in Bristol. The old crusty Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery put on an exhibition that saw people queue for three hours to get in. Every day. For […]