A Merula and a wonderful week in Corsica

A Merula and a wonderful week in Corsica

Last September I spent a superb week on the island of Corsica in the seaside town of Calvi. I’d arranged the trip to coincide with the annual festival Rencontres de Chants Polyphoniques de Calvi. You can read all about the amazing time I had in my post ‘Ancient...
Smile

Smile

This week’s travel snap is also my entry for Round 46 of Travel Photo Roulette with the theme of ‘Smile’. If you’d like to enter you’ll find all the details and all the entries on the website 2Away who are the hosts for this round. I took...
Reflections of London

Reflections of London

It’s been a few weeks since I posted a ‘Travel Snap’ so this is long overdue! During a recent river cruise on a rainy day in London I took this image through the window as we passed the Houses of Parliament. These cruises are a great way to see...
Smiles at Sanyang Fishing Village

Smiles at Sanyang Fishing Village

The Gambia is justifiable known as ‘The smiling coast of Africa’ as everywhere you go you will find a smile to greet you. These two ladies, cleaning fish at Sanyang at the leisurely pace that is typical of this little West African country, were only too pleased to...
Daughter of the Jola Tribe

Daughter of the Jola Tribe

Back in 2007, I spent a wonderful day at a Jola’s initiation festival in The Gambia, West Africa. While taking a break from the hustle and bustle of the festivities, sitting on a rug under the shade of a tree with friends, one of the girls asked if she could...
Photographing nightscapes, light trails and blurring movement

Photographing nightscapes, light trails and blurring movement

This image was taken in Corsica and the lovely village of Agajola. I’ve visited several times and stayed there for a few days while on assignment for Corsican Places photographing the area. It certainly was a great base from which to explore la Balagne. This...
Calvi marina by night – capturing great photos after sunset

Calvi marina by night – capturing great photos after sunset

Calvi is a wonderful town in La Balagne region of Corsica and the evening is a great time to photograph the marina with the 500 year old citadel in the background. The right light There’s about a ten minute window when the light is just right to get this type of...