National Geographic Traveller - Belgrade

May 14, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

Back in March I went to Belgrade to photograph a feature on city life for National Geographic Traveller. 

I timed my trip perfectly to coincide with the Beast from the East. The weather was mostly awful, although I got a two hour window towards the end of my stay when the sun came out. 

The problem was the pictures were for June Issue of the mag. It was certainly a challenge, contending with the snow, hats and scarves, and Christmas decorations still hanging around town. I've never had to think so hard on my feet and come up with some creative angles. Fortunately there was a lot to photograph inside the beautiful churches and museums about town. 

Here is a selection of images and cuttings from the mag, and a BTS pic courtesy of my friend and travel buddy Chavala Madlena.  Belgrade City Life-145Belgrade City Life-145Belgrade Fortress: the Fortress consists of the old citadel and Kalemegdan Park on the confluence of the River Sava and Danube, in an urban area of modern Belgrade. It is located in Belgrade's municipality of Stari Grad. Belgrade City Life-189Belgrade City Life-189The Republic Square or Square of the Republic is one of the central town squares and an urban neighborhood of Belgrade, located in the Stari Grad municipality. The Statue of the man on the horse represents Prince Michael. Belgrade City Life-295Belgrade City Life-295Nenad, the shopkeeper at Parfimerija Sava makes his own perfumes in his laboratory in his back office to the shop. The family run business has been trading since 1941.   Belgrade City Life-410Belgrade City Life-410Views from New Belgrade, on the other side of the river Sava. New Belgrade is the central business district of Belgrade. It is also home to a number of Brutalist style residential estates. Belgrade City Life-545Belgrade City Life-545Musicians playing at the restaurant Three Birds (Tri Sesira) off the Skadarlija street in Belgrade. Belgrade City Life-631Belgrade City Life-631The Church of Saint Sava, a Serbian Orthodox church located on the Vračar plateau in Belgrade. It is one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world and ranks among the largest church buildings in the world. Belgrade City Life-760Belgrade City Life-760Churches on Belgrade Fortress: the Fortress consists of the old citadel and Kalemegdan Park on the confluence of the River Sava and Danube, in an urban area of modern Belgrade. It is located in Belgrade's municipality of Stari Grad. Belgrade City Life-786Belgrade City Life-786 13f88bba-6965-4a7d-8201-47a4ae68fc2713f88bba-6965-4a7d-8201-47a4ae68fc27  

 


Easyjet Traveller Naples

April 13, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

Back in February I did a feature for Easyjet Traveller mag, joining Thom and James from Pizza Pilgrims on a whistle-stop tour of the Naples pizza scene. Hands down best Margerita I've ever had. Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 11.02.01Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 11.02.01 Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 11.01.51Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 11.01.51 Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 11.01.41Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 11.01.41 Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 11.01.32Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 11.01.32 Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 11.01.21Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 11.01.21 Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 10.59.34Screen Shot 2018-04-13 at 10.59.34


Duchess of Cornwall visits the Royal Academy of Dance

February 02, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

Camilla visits the Royal Academy of Dance in Battersea.

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Rich Photographer Poor Photographer

February 02, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

My friend and fellow photographer Richard Bradbury recently sent me a copy of his new book Rich Photographer Poor Photographer, in which he included a section about me and my work as an editorial photographer. I'm really honoured to be included in this excellent reference guide for budding photographers looking to set up their own business. My advice - be decisive! If you have a hobby you're passionate about and want to pursue as a business then you have to throw yourself into it. When I started out I didn't have a clue what I was doing. In the beginning it's important to create a business plan, to network, build an online presence. At the same time it's hard to disguise the fact that you're acting blind. Personally not knowing what's around the next corner was part of the excitement, as well as meeting new people and making new friends. book 2book 2 bookbook  


Super Blue Moon Canary Wharf

January 31, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

Super Blue Moon Canary Wharf06Super Blue Moon Canary Wharf06The Super Blue Moon, the second full Moon in January 2018, rises above London City Airport, Super Blue Moon Canary Wharf05Super Blue Moon Canary Wharf05The Super Blue Moon, the second full Moon in January 2018, rises above Canary Wharf, London, UK. Super Blue Moon Canary Wharf02Super Blue Moon Canary Wharf02The Super Blue Moon, the second full Moon in January 2018, rises above Canary Wharf, London, UK.

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