I took this image in 2005 on Nikon super compact (5700), now considered by some as a classic digital camera. It was an awkward camera to operate, exceedingly slow but at the time not matched or surpassed by many other units that were available.
Taken just metres away from Place de Concorde, Paris, a late night funfair were amongst the evening pleasures put on during the Summer weeks for the locals. They even had sand trucked in on the river Seine creating an artificial beach!
Not a fantastic image, but one full of memories for me, perhaps even a trigger for you.
This weekend I had the chance to partake in a spontaneous photo field trip around London. Southbank is littered with street performers that on first encounter seem to present an ideal picture making opportunity, but if you just think a little longer you realise that they are just folk in costume in to make a buck. Great for the tourists but just in the way of a fantastic cityscape for the street photographer.
Mixed weather conditions of the day presented quite a dramatic skyline at times, so I thought I’d get one for the album. In the foreground the iconic structures of Houses of Parliament and the London Eye ferris wheel.
Whilst walking at one of my favourite scene locations, hidden by constructed steps and wooden walkway I find this gem. A heron, standing in a grand and majestic fashion free from passers with dogs and screaming children.
If you ever see these creatures in flight you’ll be in awe at their grace.