Lisbon, capital city of Portugal, is built on seven hills. (I was surprised to learn that Rome isn’t the only European capital city with this claim to fame.) Seven hills in a fairly compact city means steep streets. Lots of steep streets! There seemed to be three levels of “steepness”: Those with a manageable gradient had pavements; the next level up had steps, whilst the … Continue reading LISBON: A City of Seven Hills.
StreetLife in Lisbon. One of the many charming things about the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, is that they still have old wooden trams trundling along on some of the routes. What better way to observe and photograph street life than by sitting by an open window, camera in hand, on one of these old trams. You can see more … Continue reading Lisbon : StreetLife as Seen from a Tram Window
A cloudy day in Manchester (and there are many of them) often produces images which work well in monochrome. Every cloud really does have a silver lining for a photographer! I couldn’t resist a bit of colour-pop for Amy. (Click on any image for a slideshow) Continue reading Around Manchester
Some iPhone shots of everyday life in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. Click on any image to see full-size in a slideshow: Continue reading Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter