Monthly Archives: March 2015

A memorial in Amiens

As part of my First World War photography project, I visited Amiens last year – a city which, in 1918 at least, found itself just a short distance behind the front lines of the fighting.  The memorial in today’s image … Continue reading

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A view over the lake

Last week I was out leading a tour group across some cold and windy battlefields in Belgium and France.  I came home, though, to somewhat warmer weather and the thought that perhaps spring was now arriving for real.  I may … Continue reading

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Delicate petals

From something big and bulky on the streets of New York with yesterday’s digger, today’s image is a complete contrast, homing in on something tiny and delicate.  I took this image when I was photographing an urban garden, and I … Continue reading

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New York traffic

London yesterday, New York today – in photos at least, if not in reality!  I’ve only been to New York City a couple of times, but there is always something to see if you just relax and observe.  I guess … Continue reading

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The Monument

The City of London’s Monument (to the Great Fire of London) is one of the area’s most distinctive landmarks.  With the claim to being the tallest isolated stone column in the world, it once towered over all that surrounded it.  … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the machine

When I used to live out in the Hertfordshire countryside, one of my favourite walks (with or without dog) was on a footpath which ran up through a nearby farmyard, then out over the crest of a hill beyond, before … Continue reading

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Last call for photo course

There are just a couple of spaces left on my “Introduction to Digital SLR” photography course at the magnificent Ham House in south London, on 20 March.  This full-day course will cover the basics of SLR photography, and includes plenty … Continue reading

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