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Travel theme: Energy

This last week has brought a marked difference to the light levels in my current corner of the northern hemisphere. It is getting brighter earlier and evenings are beginning to linger in the most delightful way. I never realize exactly how … Continue reading

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Rome and Romance on Valentine’s Day

Romance permeates the very fabric of the city of Rome. From the edges of the Circus Maximus … … to graffiti on the Aventine … … everywhere you look, love really is all around. So it is perfectly fitting that the tradition … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Transformation

Friday 13th is a day that can strike terror into the hearts of superstitious folk, but seeing as we have not one but three of them in 2015 (February, March and November) perhaps it is time to embrace a more … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Details

I love taking great, dramatic, sweeping photos but sometimes you can tell more from just one little detail than from a great panorama. When I was photographing the Witness Trees in Seattle, although the photos of the full artworks were great … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Doorways

I just adore doors and I’ve photographed quite a few on my travels. There was this rather nautical doorway in the tiny fishing village of Kilmore Quay. This door had a distinctly frontier feel to it in the wild west town … Continue reading

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A Door to Remember

Wandering past politically grandiose government buildings in Dublin‘s city centre earlier today, my eye was caught by a rather striking door across the street on the corner of Merrion Square. Its panels glowed blue red through the snow flurries that … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Industry

Whew, it’s been a busy week and I have failed miserably to keep up with the goals I set for myself. In the words of the late, great Douglas Adams… I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Mischievous

The idea of mischievous courting couples getting risqué on joggling boards in Charleston got me rooting through my travel shots for other mischievous photos, starting with this outdoor privvy in NYC, just across the street from the Chelsea Hotel. Wandering around Snug Harbor … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Laughter

This has been a tragic week. For the reasons my last post has mentioned, I choose to embrace laughter for this week’s travel theme. I hope you will join me. Here’s my favourite laughing donkey carved with a chainsaw near … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Sparkle

The fizz and sparkle of fireworks and champagne is such a thrilling way to launch into a brand new year, but once the fireworks have fizzled out and the champagne has been drunk, January slopes in with its resolutions and responsibilities … Continue reading

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