This is my first attempt to do a look back and pick a selection of images from 2023. It’s probably closer to a “Selection of favourites” than anything else. Image were taken in Ireland, France, Spain and Portugal Click on an image below to start a slideshow
In 2022, partly driven by the experience of the Covid lockdown of the previous years, we decided to spend three months living in a remote village in the mountains, home to 10 families and 6 tiny churches. A lot of the former homes were derelict as a result of decades of migration to the big industrial centres of Milan and Turin. The result is large tracts of mostly mountain areas slowing returning to nature. We felt very welcome in this small community. The local Mayoress started posting community notices inSEE DETAILS
One of my images has been picked as the cover of a new book on Irish birds. Its published by HarperCollins and authored by David Cabot.
Back in 2007, I began the process of chasing FIAP acceptances, awards and the badges that go with that. For those not familiar with FIAP and the process, I will take a few words to give some context. FIAP or Federation Internationale Art Photographique to give it its full name is the UNESCO world body for photographic art.
I'm a big fan of Lightroom, particularly for it asset management features and I have built my workflow around its features. This have been working well since the early days of Lightroom and would still be working well as a complete workflow if I had stayed with Canon's camera system.