Category: Travel

+ Portrait of a Tailor, Travel Photography Guwahati Assam

Shades of blue

This photograph was taken in Guwahati, Assam back in April 2019.  It was early evening and we were out for a stroll, the streets were busy and lined with small shops and stalls.  I love to capture portraits of street sellers and this tailor was happy to take a moment and pose for me.  I love the many shades of blue the neat stacks … Read More Shades of blue

+ Temple, Bagan, Myanmar. Travel Photography

Nap time, Bagan

It’s typical that when you don’t have your camera with you there arises a perfect photo opportunity! The photo below is a perfect example of this. We were exploring one of many magnificent temples in Bagan, Myanmar and turned a corner to find a man reclining on a chair for his afternoon nap. Taken quickly on my iPhone I just love the moment this … Read More Nap time, Bagan

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Driver, Italy

With more time on my hands I have been reminiscing on past travels, so I thought I would dedicate some time to sorting through several years(!) of travel photography, and spend the next few blogs sharing my favourites with you. I love capturing portraits while I travel and this was taken a few years ago in Amalfi. I love this mans face, it excuses so … Read More Driver, Italy

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Smoking woman, Lake Inle

I promised in my Reflections on 2019 blog to start sharing more of my photos from my travels around SE Asia.

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Reflections on 2019

As we enter into 2020 and a new decade(!) I have found myself reflecting on the last 12 months.  2019 was quite a year for me both personally and professionally.  I was fortunate to take 3 months out to travel, exploring south east Asia, visiting 8 countries and 37 different places in 90 days!

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Lotus Weavers of Lake Inle

In June my travels took me to Lake Inle, Myanmar and a small village of lotus weavers.  Lotus plants are plentiful on Lake Inle and the women weave the fibres in to beautiful fabric.  Here are some photographs of the weavers at work…

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Fish seller | Guwahati | Assam

 I love photographing people when I travel, so exploring the market places in Guwahati was a perfect place to do this.

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Sivadol | Sivasagar | Assam

One of my favourite photographs, taken in Sivadol, the temple of Shiva, Sivasagar, Assam.

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Night market – Sivasagar

I love a market, and not just for the shopping opportunities! They give you an opportunity for some great photos. So I was very excited to stumble across a night market in Sivasagar. Sivasagar is a small town located in central Assam, In the 1700’s it was the capital of Assam in the Ahom era. Full of old temples (photos to follow later) it … Read More Night market – Sivasagar

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Street life, Kolkata

Kolkata, January 2018. One of my favourite cities in India, and a great place to take a walk and explore with my camera…

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Sunset, sea and selfies, Mumbai

Beauty underground, Cheddar Caves