Sixteen years ago, I began preparing for my first trip to Italy, the highlight to spend time in my mother’s home town in the region of Molise. I recall a guide book describing Molise as the ‘hillbillie region of Italy’, … Read more
After a day of festivities during Holi, a quiet wander through the village of Bithoo in the outskirts of the Osian Desert brought many more opportunities for photography including these three gentlemen. They were asked to ignore the camera … Read more
Shoved in a corner of a busy market street in Jodhpur, and tucked behind parked cars lies this haphazard stall belonging to a local family selling saris of vibrant colours.
Ladies of Rajasthan may be poor however they have pride … Read more
As the saying goes, ‘you couldn’t swing a cat’. And no it’s not a hotel room in Rome. Unlike many other parts of the world we enjoy a sense of space in Australia, and when scenes like these emerge, well … Read more
Where in the world can you go to party 24 hours a day for 2 weeks nonstop, and not even need to enter a nightclub or bar? Venice Carnevale.
I love to travel Europe in the colder months for … Read more
It’s been a while since I posted so I will begin the new year with one of my favourite photos of 2014 taken near the Taj Mahal.
My second visit to the Taj Mahal did not disappoint. She is a … Read more
I particularly like this image because it demonstrates the great divide between old and new beliefs and values. The elderly lady is in wonderment of the young lad listening to his MP3 player whilst multitasking on his mobile phone. She … Read more
For many years now I was of the firm belief that I had to travel to get good pictures. It wasn’t until I bought my Leica M9 that I started to see photography differently. Since I learnt some ‘tricks’ on … Read more
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