Golden Gate

Golden Gate

This is a shot of the Golden Gate or in Ukrainian Золоті ворота in Kyiv. The figure in the foreground is Yaroslav the Wise, who ordered their construction in the eleventh century. The photo was taken towards unset with sky providing a sense of drama. It is a composite of a few images to enable the removal of people that are always around this spot on Kyiv.

Centre Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo

Centre Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo

The Anadalusian Centre for Contemporary Art is located in Seville a wonderful complex inthe area of the city near the Expo site.

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.

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.

Collioure Harbour

Collioure Harbour

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

Big Ben at night

Big Ben at night

The iconic Big Ben and Westminster Bridge, taken just after sunset with the street lights coming on. This is a familiar scene but I hope the post-processing provides an interesting image

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.

Drama in Cordoba

Drama in Cordoba

The Mezquita Cathedral of Cordoba with a dramatic sky.

The Radcliffe Camera

The Radcliffe Camera

This is a long exposure shot of the Radcliffe Camera, part of the Bodleian Library in Oxford. The smooth clouds provide a more interesting background to the building in the forefront

Saint Sophia

Saint Sophia

A couple embrace in front of the beautiful Saint Sophia Monastery at sunset.

St. Paul's London

St. Paul's London

This is a long exposure shot of St. Paul's cathedral in London, with the Millennium Bridge providing a leading line towards the cathedral. This is an often taken view. Here with a long exposure and taken at dusk there is, hopefully a more interesting feel than normal

Balconies, Mosque and Narikala

Balconies, Mosque and Narikala

A particular view of Narikala, the Mosque and part of the Old Town above the Sulphur Baths in Tbilisi on a stromy evening.