New Zealand Landscapes

Icebergs ,Tasman Lake, Aoraki-Mount Cook. Speargrass on glacial moraine boulders, Tasman Valley Milford Tide Clearing rainclouds over Mitre Peak, Milford Sound, Fiordland Moeraki Boulders – Otago A collection of landscape images from my travels around the “Land of the Long White cloud” – New Zealand. To see more New Zealand photographs, please visit galleries BUY…

Angkor Monochrome Series: Part 1

This travelogue is the first in a series describing my approach and background to Angkor monochrome photography.  Photographing Angkor is an ongoing project to produce a unique collection of fine art prints. Photoshop post-production is an essential component in my image workflow, using digital dodging and burning techniques and luminosity masks. However, nothing is added…

Angkor Temples: Romance vs Reality

Many travellers’ aspire to photograph the temples of Angkor in Cambodia with its awe-inspiring Khmer architecture. A once in a lifetime trip, perhaps? And why not? The place is special. However, like many popular global destinations, Angkor has not been immune to mass tourism pressures. Visual expectations of romantic, lost jungle temples based on other…

Yangon

Shwedagon Paya at dawn Novice buddhist nuns, Shwedagon Paya Buddhist nun, Shwedagon Paya Chaukhtatgyi Buddha face, Yangon. Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha Hand of the Buddha, Shwedagon Paya. Burmese ladies praying, Shwedagon Paya Buddhist monk, Shwedagon Paya Devout buddhist lady, Shwedagon Paya Former Accountant-General’s Office, Strand Road Sofaer’s Emporium Building, Yangon Downtown Yangon and river Chinese New…

Burma Railways

Train locomotive and crew, Irrawady River iron bridge – Saigang Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) station, Monks on the circle train line, Yangon. Train driver and his locomotive, Pyin Oo Lwin railway station Vendor lady – Circle Train Line, Yangon. Buddhist monk, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) A passenger and a dog, Pyin Oo Lwin station Food…

Angkor Temples

Overgrown courtyard, Beng Mealea Strangler fig tree roots at Prasat Ta Promh Victory Gate, Angkor Thom Prasat Ta Promh Collapsed ruins of Banteay Chmar Three faces at Prasat Bayon Rural village , Banteay Chmar Village Khmer farmer and boys on oxen and carts, Roulos, Siem Reap Angkor Wat – sunset reflections Kampong Kdei Bridge Hidden…

Bhutan Road Trip

Mask of the dancer, Bhumthang festival Demon dancers, Bhumthang festival Demon dancer, Bhumthang festival Demon dancers, Bhumthang festival Demon dancer, Bhumthang festival Farm-lady gathering wheat near Paro Dzong Traditional gathering, National Memorial Choeten – Thimpu Tango Goemba (Cheri Goemba) Monastery Courtyard and living quarters of Buddhist monks at Tango Goemba Water prayer wheel choetens –…