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The above image gained a "Highly Commended" award within the Documentary section of the Societies of Photographers Monthly Competition, March 2021.
Cuba is an exciting and vibrant destination ideal for the practiced and observant travel and documentary photographer.
Cuba is equally appealing in black and white photography.
London Street Photography is exciting, demanding and taxes your observation and photographic skills; there is no time to fiddle with your camera settings, you just have to know.
Delhi in India is a fantastic city for the documentary photographer who is prepared to leave his/her cherished Western values behind and is open minded; Delhi is guaranteed to open your mind.
The Jama Masjid, Delhi is one of the largest mosques in India where up to 25,000 devotees may worship; it was built between 1650 and 1656 at a cost then of one million rupees (approx £10,000 equivalent). What it would cost now is unimaginable.
The River Brahmaputra flows from the Himalayas to the Ganges at the Bay of Bengal; it is 3848km in length over ten times the length of the Thames. the Brahmaputra being the 15th longest river in the world causes massive floods in Assam when the Himalayan ice melts
These images convey something of the character of the river, its people and its wildlife.
This section depicts images from Czechoslovakia circa 1990 as it was then before the Velvet Divorce in January 1993 now known as Slovakia.
All images were take on film and scanned to produce digital files.
The pictures show men and women going about their daily lives in business and recreation in Bratislava which is perhaps the real essence of street photography anywhere in the world.
Street photography is a real moment in time never to be repeated.
The Age of Steam may be no more but the spirit of the old trains is being kept alive by many enthusiasts up and down the country.
Such historical railway centres are ideal hunting grounds for the photographer in search of historical aestheticism.
Close up and Macro Photography is a very exacting genre occasionally causing the most placid photographer to fly off in fits of rage and profanities.
However a calm approach is by the far the best way so as not to alarm the subject.
No insect or arachnid was harmed or moved from its habitat in order to take these pictures.
Street Photography UK.
You can treat your local zoo just like a nature reserve and try to capture the animals with your camera without any evidence of them being in a zoo or enclosure.
You may get creative with your subjects by for example turning them into black and white images.
The above is Aira Force near Ullswater in the Lake District.
All these images were taken whilst Fell Walking in the lake District.
Heritage images from the National Trust at Cliveden
India people; this image is a major award winner gaining me Travel Photographer of the Year 2015.
If your wedding photographer isn't looking through the viewfinder of his/her camera then he/she is looking for images that will capture all the fun, excitement, emotions and above all memories of your day.
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Supermarine Spitfire TE311 coming into land.
These are a selection of aircraft mostly historical but with some modern.
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Some UK Birds.
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal.
These are just a very few "street" images from the capital.
Still Life but not as generally recognised by many photographers; most would suggest that Still Life should be created; "must" is not a word that should ever be in photography; these still life studies have been obeserved; analysed and captured within a fleeting moment; most of these due to change are no more.
Heritage People is a tribute to all those wonderful men and women who are mainly volunteers who keep our heritage and history alive.