Winter in London

Melancholy wins. The sky is gray and light is dull. I had planned this day for taking pictures and posting an exciting blog; but find my efforts stifled by a wintry cold front….and I haven’t even stepped outside. Last few trips to London over the years have been with family, and it’s been go go…

Most Romantic City? Ole Madrid!

There are few cities in the world that I love at first sight, often it takes a few days of finding my way around and getting a feel for things before I am entirely seduced. But once in a while, I am swept off my feet the moment I step out. And stepping out from…

UN International Year of the Potato 2008

As 2008 comes to a close, I decided it’s time to pay tribute to the United Nations International Year of the Potato (IYP), with the following image, captioned… “A Latvian Potato Farmer markets her spuds at the Riga Market.” I was moved to capture this image because of the woman’s striking resemblance to…well….a potato! She…

Summer in London

Arriving in London the same day as Barack Obama might have been more exciting than it was, but for the Londoners it was just another summer’s day. After the fanfare of Berlin, Obama’s London appearances were subdued and understated. The general consensus of the locals (the ones I spoke to anyway) was of complacency –…

Riviera en hiver

No one told me, I mean really told me, how I would love the south of France. And other than the impressionists in the museums, no one really made an effort to describe the light to me. Why hadn’t anyone told me about it? I mean, I’m a photographer Who better to appreciate it? I…

France – "Paris Encore"

Layover in Paris……ahhh Paris….doesn’t even feel like I am really here. It’s my first time being in a city with someone who so detests it, still, I am excited to be in Paris. The first foreign city I ever experienced at 15, under such a different context. The strange familiarity – the billboards against aged…