Category Archives: Photography

A Year Through the Viewfinder

Some while back I posted an explanation of how my long-term interest in photography unintentionally evolved into me providing a voluntary service to charities and non-profits to cover in-house events for them.  It started with the Saracens Foundation back in 2014, and has grown, mainly by word of mouth (cos’ I’m dead cheap!!) to include: I’ve… Read More »

Shall I, Shan’t I, and the Evolution of Pha5e!

Indecision! Having spent about 6 or 7 years undertaking the occasional photography project for a number of different charities and non-profits on a voluntary basis, it crossed my mind several times whether I should ‘brand’ myself. One thing that definitely is not on the agenda is to turn professional! There’s something about doing things voluntarily,… Read More »

Garden Birdlife in the Pandemic

There aren’t many positives to come out of the Coronavirus pandemic, and I have no data to back this up, but with less people out and about messing up and polluting the environment, it would make sense that Mother Nature has been able to take advantage. A simple way of observing whether there’s any truth… Read More »

Taking pictures

I’m not too sure how this all came about, well I am really, but it’s the law of unintended consequences, if there is such a law. I can attribute photography to be one of the more innocent pastimes of my youth, which has now become an incredibly enjoyable ‘senior’ activity.  I have vague, early recollections of… Read More »

Ride the River

For the past few years I’ve had the privilege of serving London Youth Rowing (LYR) as a volunteer photographer. Photography was in my background: rowing wasn’t.   London Youth Rowing is a remarkable organisation that works to: Encourage disadvantaged young people to be active, and improve their physical, social and mental wellbeing Help develop crucial life skills, which… Read More »

Images of London #1

This is the first of an assortment of images I’ve taken in and around London. A full set of these images can be found here: London Collection

Some of my favourite photos

These are some of my personal favourites, arranged in a slideshow. The location of where some of these photos were taken is obvious; others less so, but the full span is the UK, France, Italy, Switzerland, Slovenia, Madeira, Germany, Austria, Vietnam and the USA. Click the photo to go to the slideshow.