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Collioure Harbour

Collioure Harbour

A photo of the picturesque seaside town of Collioure and it’s harbour taken in the evening.

Afternoon sun on Primrose Hill

Afternoon sun on Primrose Hill

London used to be famous for its fogs. They still happen from time to time. This photo was taken on one such afternoon. Here the winter sun is poking through the bare trees, creating a golden sky, through the mist and fog.

Autumn view in the Sierra Nevada

Autumn view in the Sierra Nevada

This was a surprise shot. Sometimes they work out well. On a walk in the Sierra Nevada in Andalusia, a sudden turn around, and there was the sun poking through these trees. This is a bracketed shot of three exposures, enabling me to pull out the full highlights and shadows of the scene.

Boat on the Dnieper

Boat on the Dnieper

A minimalist phto of a sunrise on the river Dniper at what is called Kyiv Sea.

Church on the Hill

Church on the Hill

Church on the water

Church on the water

An early morning shot on a still day at Rutland Water. Here is St. Michael’s Church, normally called Normanton Church, dating from the nineteenth century.

Dmanisi at sunset

Dmanisi at sunset

The Dmanisi Sioni Church at sunset. Dmanisi is in the southern part of the Republic of Georgia and is a place where some of the first humans in Europe have been foound.

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Gazebo by the water

Gazebo by the water

Heghartsin in the Autumn

Heghartsin in the Autumn

The beautiful monastery complex of Heghartsin in Armenia, dating from the thirteenth century. This was taken just after a storm and with the clouds covering the surrounding mountains.

Iced lake

Iced lake

My other work for a EU project takes me to different places. We held a session in a place called Pushcha, which is not far from Kyiv. It was the end of March and still snow around. On a walk near the complex we were staying, I came across this lake still with thick ice. This view I like, with one tree falling towards the ice.

In the University Parks

In the University Parks

An afternoon shot of a pond with reflections in the University Parks

Kartlis Deda

Kartlis Deda

This photo was taken in the Botanical Gardens in Tbilisi. he statue is called Kartlis Deda, or Mother of Kartli or Mother of a Georgian. With the sky becoming magenta on a summer’s evening, there is a feel of the mother looking out and protecting Georgia. The statue has a cup of wine for friends in one hand and a sword in the other. Designed in 1958, it is an important symbol for Georgians.

Mediterraean Sunset

Mediterraean Sunset

This set of rocks was taken near the city of Almeria, in eastern Andalucia. I hope you like.

Migration time

Migration time

This was taken in the Donana National Park in South West Spain. This is the time of year when the birds begin to migrate to warmer climes for the winter. I hope you like.

Narikala and the river at night

Narikala and the river at night

An evening shot of the Narikala Fortress and Metechi Bridge in Tbilisi

Palms reflected

Palms reflected

Palm trees reflected in a pond in the Maria Luisa Park in Seville, Spain

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Sunset on Lake Sevan

Sunset on Lake Sevan

A beautiful sunset with a view of a promontory jutting out on the eastern shore of Lake Seven in Armenia.

Sunset on the Atlantic

Sunset on the Atlantic

A long exposure of a sunset on the Atlantic Ocean

Syunik sunset

Syunik sunset

This was taken near the town of Goris in the southern Syunik region of Armenia. It was quite a dramatic sunset!.

Threatening cloud in Armenia

Threatening cloud in Armenia

This was taken near Alaverdi, where this cloud suddenly appeared.

Tree in the water

Tree in the water

This was taken on a rainy late afternoon in Western Georgia at Tkibuli Lake. I like the drama in the sky the rough water on the main part of the lake, contrasting with a seeming serenity in the foreground

Ukrainian wheat field

Ukrainian wheat field

Winter trees reflected

Winter trees reflected

I was born in Oxford and often go back there. This was taken on a winter’s afternoon at Iffley Lock. The river was very still and so, with no need for a long exposure I was able to get the trees reflecting in thew water with a glimpse of the sun behind.

Yachts at the harbour wall

Yachts at the harbour wall