Yesterday I popped up to Switzerland to take some photos for a friend. Others might call it work, I call it fun … I love looking for the art in electrical reticulation systems … But I digress. At the end of the day, after photographing who knows how many DB boards, power networks, substations and… Continue reading “After Work”
I’ve never really understood the allure of Saint-Tropez, the Provençal town in south-eastern France. Sure, it’s pretty, but in the summer its streets and cafés are clogged with tourists, parking places are as scarce as a sighting of an actual celebrity, and one is often stuck in traffic for hours both into and out of… Continue reading Saint-Tropez
I love photographing people. Herewith a few of my favourites from my trip to the Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) last week. I admit, I didn’t ask all of them if I could take their photos – but I think that makes for more natural pics.
While most of France has been suffering from truly wintry conditions when it should be spring, here on the French Riviera we’ve been enjoying fairly balmy weather. Well, that was until two nights ago when the “Mistral” started blowing and the sky dumped a bucket-load of rain on us. But one thing about rain is… Continue reading After the rain
On Friday night, while out walking the dog … I’m currently in a village on the French Riviera. If you don’t hear from me in the next few days it’s just because I don’t have access to the Internet …
Lac d’Annecy (Annecy lake), and the town bearing the same name, lies approximately 35km south of Geneva in France’s Haute-Savoie department. It is apparently the second largest lake in France, and is also known as Europe’s cleanest lake, which I can believe. When I lived in Annecy in 2005 and 2006 I would often jump… Continue reading A pleasant little promenade on a cloudy day, ack.
Wednesday 15 May 2013. My regular airport chauffeur Windolene Waterpebble picked me up from home at around 5pm for the short trip to OR Tambo airport. I had one bag to check in, weighing around 23 kg (or so I hoped) and two smaller bags as hand luggage – one complete with all my camera… Continue reading We have liftoff