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Perspectives

January 18, 2018 - Drawing In The Eye The Corinth Canal is visually powerful, and an impressive example of engineering determination. Comp...
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What’s In A Name?

January 04, 2018 - For Cataloguing of this image, see “Technical” at the foot of this blog I shared in my 1 January announcement that I ha...
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Magic Night

February 25, 2017 - The Magic So, I had a few micro-brewery beers with a friend at La Taverne du Cluny on rue de la Harpe, almost as good,...
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Holy Island - Bourgeois Island

February 17, 2017 - History The island on which sits Notre Dame is the Medieval heart of Paris, originally separated into the western sec...
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Moskwa Sur Seine

February 02, 2017 - Moskwa Sur Seine Quai Branly in Paris already had a long connection with Russia, even before the completion of the ne...
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How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?

January 19, 2017 - Answer: “Plan! Plan! Plan!” Well, the correct answer is “Practice! Practice! Practice!”, but I am not a violinist, I...
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Rue des Vertus 1917

January 05, 2017 - Apologies I used a long break from my blog until 2017 to travel back a century in time to the Marais district, here i...
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Zuave

June 11, 2016 - Déjà Vu All Over Again I “printed” the top image of “the Zuave” in black and white in order to echo the historical im...
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Staircase

March 31, 2016 - I was attracted to photograph this staircase when leaving a party on the third floor of a Haussmann period apartment on...
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The Runner

March 17, 2016 - This is one of many images that I like to take of people in silhouette. They frequently happen to be runners, but can al...
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Street Of The Dead : Road Of The Living

March 10, 2016 - Cities of the dead are always fascinating. The customs of different cultures reflect the social and anthropological cert...
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Opening A Fern

March 03, 2016 - Yesterday New Zealand started its referendum process to keep or change its national flag. The new proposal, which I like...
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Irish Jig

February 25, 2016 - I love trying to capture the excitement of performances and the sense of the music, usually at Jazz events. Here are two...
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Born To Blush Unseen

January 29, 2016 - “Full many a flow'r is born to blush unseen…” says Gray’s Elegy. I found this baby fern in the undergrowth on the edge o...
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Hommage To Paul Strand

January 21, 2016 - I am grateful to an artist and photographic teacher, who also happens to be my cousin, for introducing me to the early 2...
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Hommage à Mondrian

January 08, 2016 - Influences I have written before about the unconscious influence of accumulated art appreciation on my taste in image...
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Now I Am Become Finance Man…

December 04, 2015 - This image evokes in me the famous quote by Robert Oppenheimer on the occasion of the first test of an atomic bomb on Ju...
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DUMBO

November 26, 2015 - No, this is clearly not Disney’s cute little flying elephant, but a district of Brooklyn between the Manhattan and Brook...
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Art Imitating Art Imitating Spirit

November 19, 2015 - I was attracted to this angel hovering above us during a recent tour of La Madelaine church given by one of the priests.
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Dandelion

November 05, 2015 - From Nature to Abstract I was stopped in my tracks in the Greek countryside by a very simple light effect. Some dande...
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Flatiron Icon

October 15, 2015 - Many architectural photographers are drawn to this subject, such as Edward Steichen and Alfred Stieglitz, initially bec...
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1776

October 08, 2015 - Visiting the new memorial site at “Ground Zero” is clearly the latest “must” for both domestic and foreign visitors to N...
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Super Moon Apology

October 02, 2015 - Super moon Apology I beg your forgiveness for neglecting my blog last week in favour of photographing a “Super moon”...
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Where The Buffalo Roam?

September 17, 2015 - This is another in-flight image, taken in December 2012 on the approach to Denver, Colorado. I was experimenting with us...
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Sic Transit Gloria Mundi

September 03, 2015 - The Arc de Triomphe was constructed to celebrate the military prowess of the Napoleonic army after its victory at Auster...
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Sharp And Wide Or Soft and Close?

August 22, 2015 - Sharp And Wide Or Soft And Close? A last blast of winter in March 2013 provided many snow-clad opportunities to captu...
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Frustrating Flower Carpet

August 15, 2015 - Frustrating Flowers Every two years since 1986, the city of Brussels has carpeted the Grand Place with flowers at thi...
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Honourable Mentions PX3 2015

August 07, 2015 - With your indulgence, I am sharing a Press Release from PX3 concerning my " Honourable Mentions" for each of my entries...
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Look Up!

July 17, 2015 - I have mentioned previously that my photographic walking style involves regular turning around to view what had previous...
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Live The Dream

July 10, 2015 - A couple sheltering at a bus stop on a freezing Winter night at Place de l’Opera captured my imagination as I wandered d...
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Le Frigo

June 27, 2015 - Built in 1921, Le Frigo was the Parisian Cold Store facility until the central market at Les Halles moved out to Rungis.
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High Flight

June 21, 2015 - So there I was at the Paris Air show, strapped into Alpha Jet No 1 belonging to the leader of the first section of the P...
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Stillness

June 12, 2015 - Dawn on a lake in Bavaria. Hardly a breath of wind. The peace and serenity of reeds, leaves and water. Unconscious re...
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Still Life

May 29, 2015 - “Still life” indeed. In fact, they are not just still, they are dead. Notwithstanding their lifeless state, it is all th...
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Literas Loquendi

May 23, 2015 - I owe this classics-based title to the occasion when I took this photograph, which was the World Premiere of composer Jo...
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Apocalypse Now

May 14, 2015 - While working in Hawaii on a soon-to-be-revealed project, I spent several days and nights photographing the crater of Ki...
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Reach For The Sky!

May 07, 2015 - I have been privileged twice in my life, once in London and once in New York, to live on the 40th floor of a residential...
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Oh! That Light!

May 02, 2015 - Sitting in a friend’s kitchen one Summer’s day in Dallas 10 years ago, I was gripped with awe, when I saw the harsh ligh...
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Eiffel Snow

April 24, 2015 - This image reflects the knife-sharp cold and snow-swept visual conditions of an otherwise enchanting Winter’s day. Unusu...
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Pont de la Concorde

April 19, 2015 - That light! This image was taken in the early evening during May, when the golden light of sunset in the West was sla...
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La Coupole de Jacques

April 10, 2015 - This magnificent Art Nouveau cupola is the 1912 work of the architect Ferdinand Chanut, and his glass artist Jacques Gru...
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Tour EDF

April 04, 2015 - This is another attempt at capturing the subtelty of this interestingly designed building at La Defense in Paris. Its sh...
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Fly Me To The Moon

March 23, 2015 - “…and let me play among the stars”. This one is for all the astronauts out there. Asterisms Viewing things “out th...
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Les Toits de Paris

March 14, 2015 - The roofs of Paris have an eternal fascination for photographers. I have seen many taken from the heights of Montmartre,...
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Mississippi sur Loire

March 06, 2015 - A moss-covered, drowning tree trails its twigs in the languorous flow of a dawn-impregnated river. The sun peeps through...
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Greece Is Drowning

February 19, 2015 - Anguish This photograph is a metaphor for the anguished situation of the Greeks. My use of “Photeinos” as a brand com...
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Leviathan

January 31, 2015 - After taking another huge breath, a Humpback Whale slides back into the Pacific Ocean, off of the west coast of the Big...
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Hawaii Project : Hokusai

January 23, 2015 - Bonus This is an aerial image taken on the Las Vegas to San Francisco leg of my journey to the Big Island of Hawaii,...
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Surprised By Joy II

January 16, 2015 - Having recently read Henri Cartier Bresson’s views on how to become a photographer, basically “read the manual” and “lea...
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Abstract Water

December 26, 2014 - Looking deeply into the whirls and eddies of a pool of water can reveal strange sights. Enlargement I am always in...
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American Xmas

December 20, 2014 - The newscasters are describing today’s “last minute” shopping frenzy on the last weekend before the Festival. Here is ho...
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Centrifugal

December 04, 2014 - Its Christmas season again and La Grande Roue has been installed in the Place de la Concorde, ready for intrepid sightse...
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"Give me your tired, your poor..."

November 07, 2014 - “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shor...
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"A Sea of Steps"

October 31, 2014 - Frederick Evans’ 1903 gelatin silver print of Wells Cathedral is iconic in the history of architectural photography and...
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Reflections

October 24, 2014 - My previous blog post spoke about my fascination with mirrors and reflections, while the one before that flowed from my...
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The “Waters” of Versailles

October 11, 2014 - The Greek god Apollo drives his chariot up from the sea in a cauldron of pulverized water. Happenstance This was...
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La Serenissima

September 26, 2014 - The Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, taken from where the canal Rio de Palazzo o de Canonica empties into the Lagoo...
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Stark Beauty

September 18, 2014 - I have been trying to capture the stark beauty of this building for years and am still not content with the results I am...
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Super Moon Redux

September 11, 2014 - Since the moon changes position significantly from day to day, this month I had to design another point-of-view to captu...
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Ancient and Modern

September 05, 2014 - My personal favourite photographer of Paris is Eugène Atget. When one artist admires another, it seems inevitable that i...
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“Too Many Notes Mr. Mozart?”

August 30, 2014 - This wonderful line was thrown at the wunderkind by Emperor Joseph II in the 1984 film Amadeus, which figures among my p...
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And Here Is One That I prepared Earlier...

August 22, 2014 - Excuse the reference to the processes of TV Celebrity Chefs, but I couldn’t resist it, because I am responding to a grea...
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Super Moon At The Conciergerie

August 15, 2014 - Super Moon At The Conciergerie What excitement as I set up my equipment in advance of the arrival of the Super Moon....
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Form Is Substance

August 07, 2014 - I come back, again and again, to themes that seem to resonate deeply with my personal « eye ». Shapes, perspective, refl...
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