Yosemite - A Sense of Scale

Yosemite – A Sense of Scale

One of the hardest things to portray in Yosemite National Park is the sense of scale of the whole place especially when photographing the landscape, one of the best ways to display a sense of scale in landscape photography is to include something that we can relate to such as a building or people. It was [...]

Yosemite - Ansel Adams country

Yosemite – Ansel Adams country

For any photographer with an interest in landscape photography a visit to Yosemite National Park is a pilgrimage that should be made at some time, when Adams first wrote of Yosemite he said “the splendor of Yosemite burst upon us and it was glorious… One wonder after another descended upon us… There was light everywhere… [...]

China's Smog

China’s Smog

12 am on a Saturday I arrived in Shanghai to find probablly the worst Pollution Smog I have seen in the 17yrs I have spent in China. This was a Beijing problem although the pollution levels in Suzhou and Shanghai did rise quite high they have never been this bad. The readings from the Shanghai [...]

Korean Nights

Korean Nights

Night time is when South Korean cities come to life, during the day most of the cities look pretty similar and you have to look pretty hard to find buildings over 30 – 40 years old. The exception is central Seoul where there are some fantastic palaces and temples. The Sungnyemun (Namdaemun) Gate was burnt down [...]

Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park

During a recent trip to Miami I spent a couple of hours in the Everglades National Park, on a guided tour provided by the Energlades Safari Park, conditions were not perfect as it was a cloudy and cool day in southern Florida, which ment that the Alligators in the park were pretty inactive as they [...]

Polo - Shanghai Nine Dragons Gold Cup

Polo – Shanghai Nine Dragons Gold Cup

Polo – The Sport of Kings has been played in China in some form over history, but the modern form of the game was refined by officers and men of the British Army, who used the game to refine their horsemanship skills and team coordination. A display of amazing horsemanship, speed, Share this:

Shanghai Tianma Circuit - Motorcycle Racing

Shanghai Tianma Circuit – Motorcycle Racing

Shanghai Tianma Circuit (STC) is about half way between Shanghai and Suzhou, located close to the Sheshan Leisure Area in Shanghai, this Sunday (05th May 2013) I was fortunate enough to meet with the people at Art of Speed Racing (ASR) and gain access to trackside to do some photography. There were a series of races [...]

High Speed Photography - F1 Cars & panning

High Speed Photography – F1 Cars & panning

OK, not quite what you were expecting when you put ‘High Speed Photography’ into google or another search engine, but the principals are the same using a high speed of around 1/800 sec you can freeze even an F1 car at full speed down the straight. But that would make for very boring photgraphs of [...]

Pit Stops - UBS Chinese F1 Grand Prix 2013

Pit Stops – UBS Chinese F1 Grand Prix 2013

March comes around and it is F1 season again, another year of Sundays spent glued to the television or computer to see who will be the fastest driver in the world, last year this was Sebastian Vettel for Red Bull Racing. The one Sunday during the season when I am not glued to a screen is [...]

24hrs in Singapore - Part 3 - Wandering around

24hrs in Singapore – Part 3 – Wandering around

The rest of the time in Singapore was spent wandering around, tasting some of the wonderful Singaporean cuisine which is an eclectic mix of many different cultures, breakfast in China Town, dinner in Little India, the one thing I did not get to sample this time around was the Singapore Pepper Crab, whilst looking out for [...]

Yosemite – A Sense of Scale
Yosemite - A Sense of Scale

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One of the hardest things to portray in Yosemite National Park is the sense of scale of the whole place especially when photographing the landscape, one of the best ways to display a sense of scale in landscape photography is to include something that we can relate to such as a building or people. It was [...]


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Yosemite – Ansel Adams country
Yosemite - Ansel Adams country

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For any photographer with an interest in landscape photography a visit to Yosemite National Park is a pilgrimage that should be made at some time, when Adams first wrote of Yosemite he said “the splendor of Yosemite burst upon us and it was glorious… One wonder after another descended upon us… There was light everywhere… [...]


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China’s Smog
China's Smog

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12 am on a Saturday I arrived in Shanghai to find probablly the worst Pollution Smog I have seen in the 17yrs I have spent in China. This was a Beijing problem although the pollution levels in Suzhou and Shanghai did rise quite high they have never been this bad. The readings from the Shanghai [...]


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Korean Nights
Korean Nights

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Night time is when South Korean cities come to life, during the day most of the cities look pretty similar and you have to look pretty hard to find buildings over 30 – 40 years old. The exception is central Seoul where there are some fantastic palaces and temples. The Sungnyemun (Namdaemun) Gate was burnt down [...]


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Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park

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During a recent trip to Miami I spent a couple of hours in the Everglades National Park, on a guided tour provided by the Energlades Safari Park, conditions were not perfect as it was a cloudy and cool day in southern Florida, which ment that the Alligators in the park were pretty inactive as they [...]


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Polo – Shanghai Nine Dragons Gold Cup
Polo - Shanghai Nine Dragons Gold Cup

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Polo – The Sport of Kings has been played in China in some form over history, but the modern form of the game was refined by officers and men of the British Army, who used the game to refine their horsemanship skills and team coordination. A display of amazing horsemanship, speed,


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Shanghai Tianma Circuit – Motorcycle Racing
Shanghai Tianma Circuit - Motorcycle Racing

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Shanghai Tianma Circuit (STC) is about half way between Shanghai and Suzhou, located close to the Sheshan Leisure Area in Shanghai, this Sunday (05th May 2013) I was fortunate enough to meet with the people at Art of Speed Racing (ASR) and gain access to trackside to do some photography. There were a series of races [...]


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High Speed Photography – F1 Cars & panning
High Speed Photography - F1 Cars & panning

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OK, not quite what you were expecting when you put ‘High Speed Photography’ into google or another search engine, but the principals are the same using a high speed of around 1/800 sec you can freeze even an F1 car at full speed down the straight. But that would make for very boring photgraphs of [...]


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Pit Stops – UBS Chinese F1 Grand Prix 2013
Pit Stops - UBS Chinese F1 Grand Prix 2013

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March comes around and it is F1 season again, another year of Sundays spent glued to the television or computer to see who will be the fastest driver in the world, last year this was Sebastian Vettel for Red Bull Racing. The one Sunday during the season when I am not glued to a screen is [...]


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24hrs in Singapore – Part 3 – Wandering around
24hrs in Singapore - Part 3 - Wandering around

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The rest of the time in Singapore was spent wandering around, tasting some of the wonderful Singaporean cuisine which is an eclectic mix of many different cultures, breakfast in China Town, dinner in Little India, the one thing I did not get to sample this time around was the Singapore Pepper Crab, whilst looking out for [...]


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