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
The Anadalusian Centre for Contemporary Art is located in Seville a wonderful complex inthe area of the city near the Expo site.
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
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.
A photo of the picturesque seaside town of Collioure and it’s harbour taken in the evening.
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
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
The Mezquita Cathedral of Cordoba with a dramatic sky.
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
A couple embrace in front of the beautiful Saint Sophia Monastery at sunset.
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
A particular view of Narikala, the Mosque and part of the Old Town above the Sulphur Baths in Tbilisi on a stromy evening.
A selection of photos of familiar and famous places, as well as less familiar ones.