Twilight, Shanghai

I like twilight, the time of day, not the overwrought movie. photographically, it mutes colours, but the deeper shadows help to subdue annoying street clutter. The snag of twilight, is that there is less sunlight to work with. As you can see in this picture, here I was mostly working with light coming from theContinue reading “Twilight, Shanghai”

Open-air Medicine, Shanghai

When I visit Shanghai, I tend to stay in the “local” neighbourhoods. The hotels are a bit more basic, but they are definitely cheaper and you can see the street life going on around you. In this case people would have a consultation on the street, which is different to the “behind closed doors” approachContinue reading “Open-air Medicine, Shanghai”

Dog in the Window, Bristol

I love photographing dogs. They don’t talk or ask about licensing. Although this one looks quite amenable, moments later it was a bit cross – so I didn’t linger. Bristol is great to wander around, I believe I took this photo quite near the harbour.

In Helsinki, 2003

I didn’t really travel anywhere until I was in my thirties and even now (many years later), the list of places I would like to go is pretty long. Anyway, once upon a time, I visited Helsinki over a number of months, lazing in the long, warm summer evenings and when winter came, shivering inContinue reading “In Helsinki, 2003”