Tag Archives: France

Paris Street

Incongruity was what struck me about today’s picture, taken on the streets of Paris in spring a couple of years back.  On the one hand, it is instantly recognisable as the French capital from the building style, the trees and … Continue reading

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In the centre of Amiens

This dramatic war memorial is in the centre of one of my favourite French cities – Amiens – which I am lucky enough to visit quite frequently when leading First World War battlefield tours.  I find the imposing scale of … Continue reading

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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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Paris street photography

I wouldn’t describe myself as a street photographer – I simply don’t do enough of it!  But when I do, I really enjoy it.  There’s something really fulfilling about trying to capture images which show, as candidly as possible, the … Continue reading

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Love it…or hate it

I think today’s post is one of those you will either love, or hate.  There’s not much to it, just a simple observation of a Paris street corner when I was visiting the Place de la Bastille back in May. … Continue reading

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At the opera

OK, so the title of this post is a bit of a fib – I didn’t actually go to see an opera, sadly.  But a few months ago we did go on a guided visit to the Paris Opera House.  … Continue reading

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A trip to France

I am just back from a few days away photographing a series of WW1 commemorative events organised by the Western Front Association (WFA).  The trip began in Wiltshire, and broadly followed the route of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) in … Continue reading

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One hundred years on

As my regular readers will know, I am working on a photography project as part of the WW1 centenary commemorations.  The aim  is to photograph sites associated with the conflict at around the time of their centenary, and then to … Continue reading

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Paris shutters

Back in April, I was travelling in France and Belgium leading a battlefield tour as part of my WW1 centenary project (The Remembrance Image Project).  At the end of the tour, we spent a few days relaxing in Paris, a … Continue reading

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Mr Hart – the teacher whose advice stayed with me

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I have recently returned from a trip to the battlefields of the First World War in France and Belgium.  We stayed in Ypres, Arras and Albert, and saw some of the sites of the most brutal fighting of the war … Continue reading

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