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A Window on Troyes

These photographs are of the capital of the France’s champagne region. That is, they are of the scenic city of Troyes in the North-central Aube region and capture just a small part of the old city. They begin with a walk down Ruelle des Chats which is said to have...

An aerial view of Iceland

I took these aerial photographs while flying from Reykjavik to Brussels earlier this summer. The quality isn’t perfect as I was shooting from a commercial airline but I am pretty sure we were over the Iceland’s Skaftafell preserve area of wilderness and glaciers.  The...

Salvatore’s Vegetable Stand in Calabria

When looking for the freshest fruits and vegetables of Calabria, one only needs to follow the coastal highway to find a farmer proudly displaying their harvest. Cutting out the middle man, you’ll find locals along route 106 who are happy to tell you the story behind...

Roccelletta of Scylletium in Calabria

I was recently guided through the ruins of Scylletium, an ancient city resting along Italy’s Gulf of Squillace. It was established as a Greek colony in the days before Caesar, although lore has it that Ulysses himself founded the city after a tiresome ‘Odyssey.’...

Flowers on the Grand Place

Every two years, a large flower carpet is laid on the Grand Place in Brussels by the Tapis de Fleurs association. I had learned about the event shortly after the last one had taken place and had to wait ages for this, the 20th Flower Carpet. As it was, I barely...

Wedding of Juliane & David in Berlin

This past weekend I had the great pleasure of attending a friend's wedding at the Villa Blumenfischin in Berlin. Below you will find a selection of pictures from this event which you can click on to enlarge. If you were a guest of the wedding and wish to see more...

The arts and crafts of Beijing’s Panjiayuan Market

While Beijing’s Panjiayuan Market is fairly new, the arts and crafts to be found there are stretch from modern paintings to relics of antiquity. Although most items do not carry the age and authenticity they appear to, it’s a wonderful place to find less cheesy...

The first taste: ‘Stories through a lens’ begins in China

Two weeks ago I returned from my first trip to China with many thousands of photos to go through and countless experiences to share. The people and places seen were amazing. New worlds uncovered and high expectations were quickly surpassed. From Beijing to Hong Kong...

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A selection of photographs from China. Click on images to expand them to original proportions and learn more about where they were taken.

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