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Rocks and Stars

July 11, 2016

Just the other night I couldn't sleep, so I went outside to look at the view from outside my house. It was something like 3am when I went out there. 

I'm very fortunate to live right by the sea, and this particular evening was clear and calm. I could just make out the boats on the water, and the m…

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Thirassia Island

April 24, 2016

Santorini's best kept secret

With spectacular views back to Santorini, and just 150 residents, Thirassia island is like stepping back in time to the 1950's.

Just a short boat ride away, it's a huge leap back in time. 

Thirassia is a wonderful place to explore - a photographer's dream o…

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Shoot for the stars!

February 15, 2015

What do 2 photographers do for a 25th Wedding Anniversary?

Well, funny you should ask!  As it turns out we (my wife and I) stayed at a Parador (hotel) on the plateau of Mt Teide, here on Tenerife.  The hotel is situated at 3270 metres (10,728 feet) above sea level.

Not only is it a spectacul…

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Did You Know?

February 14, 2015

Apparently the best time for star photography is when there is no moon. Just for fun, and because I am Curious (remember the three 'C's !), I went up to Mt Teide on another evening and tried to photograph the stars during a full moon.

Quite a different look, but I still like the photo. The amazin…

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Sunset really is a good time to photograph!

March 12, 2014

While it's true that around sunrise and sunset the light is directional and soft and warm, those of you that have been on a photo tour with me on Santorini will know I am just as happy to shoot in the middle of the day.

One of the skills of being a great travel photographer is dealing with the li…

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