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Ten Seconds with a Leopard at the Masai Mara

Ten Seconds with a Leopard at the Masai Mara

Our safari guide, Edward, is his usual cheery self when we meet at 6.15am for an early morning game drive. As Edward has already shown us the Big Five — the lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino — on the previous two days’ drives, he is...
Taking Portraits — Tips for Travellers

Taking Portraits — Tips for Travellers

What constitutes a portrait photo? How do you go about capturing a good portrait of a person? And do you need permission? These are some of the questions readers have asked me via email in relation to our August Grantourismo contest. What is a portrait?...
Painting Venice

Painting Venice

Painting. Venice. Two notions that appeal to this romantic grand turista. We’ve been seeing artists sketching and painting in Venice and all over Europe this spring, setting up easels and drawing in sketchbooks, everywhere from the cobblestone lanes of the old town of Kotor to...
Snapshots: Paris on a spring afternoon

Snapshots: Paris on a spring afternoon

We thought we’d share some snapshots with you taken in Paris the other day. Spring has hit Paris with a blast of welcome sunshine — and there’s nothing like Paris on a spring afternoon. The Parisians we’ve been meeting have all been saying this was one of...
A Chance Encounter and a Single Frame in Morocco

A Chance Encounter and a Single Frame in Morocco

Five years ago we went on a road trip around Morocco. The journey was one of the last times I used film and it taught me a lot about the beauty of the chance encounter and magic of the single frame. Our epic road trip...