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through the lense of His Majesty King Bhumibol King Bhumibol, of Thailand, who sadly passed away last year, was a man of many talents. As well as being a musician, an inventor, and inspiration to the people of Thailand for 70 years, he was also a very talented photographer. For most of his adult life, whether visiting up country rural Thailand, or attending the most regal of royal events, he was rarely seen without carrying a camera. As part of the country’s many…

Don McCullin, is one of the world’s most celebrated war photographers, whose unflinching photographs brought the reality of war into the homes of the Britain throughout the 60’s and 70’s. Now well into his 70’s and living a quieter life in Somerset, a new documentary looks back on McCullin’s emergence as the most gifted observer of life, war and death, from his beginnings growing up in a poor district of Finsbury Park, North London, to his eventual focus on covering international conflicts.…

My tutor sent me through the article on his photography courses from Digital Photographer magazine this week.  It features yours truly as one of the featured students. Got four photographs published in the article which was pretty good. So far this year my photographs have scored one big pic in The times, 4 in Practical Photography Magazine and also a book cover to a new book on Stonehenge, to be published this coming June in the UK.  Need to get out again and…

  My Burma portrait won this weeks competition and so got printed on Page 3 of The Travel section in The Times yesterday.  Pretty big too.  Looks great.  Quite chuffed – my first photo in a big National publication.  The Times photo editor added this… Lou Siroy, Travel Picture Editor "A portrait like this is difficult to pull off as its success depends on a balance of confidence between the sitter and photographer — and the rapport between both is evident here. The…

I just got my colour films back, and uploaded some new ones from my trip.  Click on the headings to check ’em out:   Tokyo Rockers Bonkers fifties rockers who congregate every Sunday in one of Tokyo’s parks   Nature and Landscapes Selection of great wildlife photos – Sperm whales, crocodiles, anteaters and some wonderful landscapes   People of Peru and Bolivia Selection of colourful characters from the festivals, streets and mountains of South America   India’s Finest Facial Hair Some wonderfully hirsute…