Taken On Earth

Drachenfels

Perched high above the Rhine River sits Drachenfels  which, according to legend, was home to a fire-breathing dragon that terrorised residents in the surrounding villages.

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Burj Al Arab

The Burj Al Arab is an iconic landmark in Dubai and a must see, if you are visiting. Set on a man made island just off the Jumeirah beach, It's one of my favourite buildings in Dubai. For me, the design is amazing. It's only when you get close to the hotel that you appreciate the scale and size of it.

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eMOTION

Several months ago I was on a photo walk and took a picture of a scene from a beach looking out to sea, towards the horizon. The reason I took the picture was to try and capture the distinctive colours that I saw at the time - the colour of the sand, aqua of the sea and the darkening sky. They were such a contrast and very vivid at the time.Read more


Ballyliffin

Ballyliffin is situated in Northern County Donegal and like most of Donegal is stereotypically Irish. That sounds slightly obvious as it's in Ireland but for me, if I think about the Irish countryside and how I imagine it to be, it's like you find in Donegal.

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Rode VideoMicro - Compact Microphone

The Rode VideoMicro is a compact self powered shotgun mic that's great for casual use or travelling.

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Giudecca - Venice

I had wanted to visit Venice for a long time but for numerous reasons had never got around to going. What a mistake! I've visited lots of cities and really enjoyed some but Venice is totally unique and like nowhere  else I've been.Read more


Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

If you are visiting Abu Dhabi, the Grand Mosque should definitely be on your list of places to visit. Even if your visiting Dubai, I would highly recommend putting it on your list and making the time to go. This was my second visit to the mosque. The first attempted visit was an epic fail but more about that later.

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Marina Bay - Singapore

The Marina Bay area in Singapore is a top destination for tourists and photographers alike. There are numerous interesting and varied things to see and do around the bay.

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Aisle or window seat?

Aisle, or window seat? With low cost airlines and online check in, you don't often get asked that question anymore but given the choice, which do you chose? For me, there is no choice, it has to be a window seat every time. Read more