Tag: France

  • Palais des Papes

    Palais des Papes

    The main gate of the Palais des Papes in Avignon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azurin, Southern France, a fortress, palace and the seat of Western Christianity during the 14th century.

  • Mediterranean Blue

    Mediterranean Blue

    The quintessential colour of vernacular architecture in the southern regions of France featured on a beautiful and stylish house is in the former fishing village of Gruissan in the French Languedoc-Roussilion region…

  • Market Interlude

    Market Interlude

    The Sunday Flea Market in Saint Leon sur Vezere, Dorgogne, France is a popular and busy affair and borrowing a pose from “Whistler’s Mother”, one old lady takes a break from the haggling.

  • River Crossing 2

    River Crossing 2

    The massive and magnificent Pont du Gard, an ancient Roman aqueduct built in the first century AD to carry water over the River Gardon near the town of Vers-Pont-du-Gard in Provence, France.

  • River Crossing

    River Crossing

    Constructed in the 14th century, the elegant Pont de Saint-Étienne d’Issensac rises to 13.35 meters and was intended for the passage of pedestrians, carts and animals, not automobiles, due to its narrowness and its steep inclines. Despite some damage, it didn’t deter the passage of German tanks during World War II.

  • Patched and Patinated…

    Patched and Patinated…

    An old doorway in Roquebrun, a charming small town in an attractive setting on the River Orb, known locally as the Nice of Herault in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.

  • Napoleon’s Legacy…

    Napoleon’s Legacy…

    Old and beautiful Plane trees lining a road between vineyards in Languedoc-Roussillon, France.

  • Boredom


    It’s a dog’s life: with boredom preceding, during and after fishing

  • Theatrical Boredom…

    Theatrical Boredom…

    It’s been said boredom always precedes a period of great creativity, perhaps the sculptor caught an apparently dozing Molière just prior to a burst of great inspiration ! Known by the stage name Molière, Jan-Baptista Poquelin (1622-1673),  was a French playwright, actor, and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in French and world…

  • The Blues

    The Blues
  • Heaven’s Gate

    Heaven’s Gate
  • Solitude


    In 2007 I ran my first workshop in a tiny village called Cruzy in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. During the late afternoon I’d get the participants to explore the village entirely on their own with the criteria of photographing their impression of the community, carefully considering each shot and keeping to as few shots…