Dancing in the street!

Hi guys here’s a quick post again from Boipeba in Brazil. My friend Izalice (who features in the right portrait in the diptych from my last post) is a talented professional dancer. While giving me a last minute tour of Boipeba, Iza spontaneously broke out into some ‘Forró’ (a traditional northeastern Brazilian dance influenced by…

Babes from Boipeba!

Today I’m posting my first diptych (two separate images presented together) on my blog. I took these two portraits in Boipeba of local girls Maria and Izalice on my last day on the island. I think these shots match nicely because they share the same dominant colours, white and blue. The dominant white in one…

What would you do for a picture?

Sometimes in the quest for a cool photo I find myself asking the following question: Will this photo be worth putting myself in {insert unpleasant scenario here}? For me those unpleasant scenarios normally involve various kinds of unsavoury filth, the path of dangerous oncoming objects, the ridicule of strangers, the risk of being mugged for…

Taxi in Paradise

Hi guys here’s another quick post from Bahia in northern Brazil. Though I took this photo in classic urban street photography style it is actually from a small tropical island about 2-hours by boat from Salvador. In fact so non-urban is Morro de Sao Paulo that cars are not allowed on the island. This man…

New Caledonia Postcard

Island Paradise

Many parts of New Caledonia are just about as classicly ‘paradisical’ as it can get going by typical western conception. The landscapes, the sea and the weather allow an incredible lifestyle if you so choose. Phenomenal diving, snorkelling and fishing are provided by the barrier reef that encloses Grand Terre (the main island) in the…