Category: Travel Photography

Photography from my travels

Prague

Prague

Last weekend we had planned to visit Prague.

Not being to sure of the weather we took clothes for cooler weather too. As it happened, Saturday and Sunday were quite hot, and nice sunny weather. This is great for walking around in t-shirts, but it does mean your photos have a clear blue sky, which isnt always what you want.

Saying that the sun does light up the buildings nicely in the evening giving a lovely glow. We explored all around Prague and also visited Kutna Hora and the Ossuary “Church of Bones”.

Here are just a couple of images from Prague Old Town that I have sorted out so far.

This is the Astronomical Clock in the Old Town Square, taken on our first evening. Of course, its one of the first things you head for when you are in Prague!

Prague Clock (HDR)

As you can see the weather changed as predicted on the last day, but it really makes for a dramatic image.

Dancing Building (HDR)

This is the Fred and Ginger, or Dancing Building. It was pretty wet and we had to wait ages on a small island in the middle of a busy junction!

More images to follow!

Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight

Recently we visited the Isle of Wight.

This was our first visit this year and we had built up a list of places to visit and shot we wanted to try and get.

The as it turned out, the weather was nice, although rain did threaten to make it difficult for us.

We visited Ventnor and walked all along the coast, finding some interesting bays, passing through Steephill Cove and ending up at Orchard Bay!

We had planned to try and get some sunset images and a beach called Woody Bay. However, we didn’t know how to get to it. With a little driving and following a map, as close as you can when looking for footpath signs, we eventually found a sign to the bay. Heading across the fields and down on the beach, we’d made it! Now we realised that it was the wrong time of year for sunsets in that bay! Anyway, it was still very picturesque and I got a few lovely images.

For the sunset we went to St Catherines, and ended up waiting 30mins for it to set! We were early! The sky was dramatic and we watched the rain pass us by, only having to huddle over the cameras once!

Here are a couple of images from the day.

Steephill Cove

Steephill Cove (HDR)

Orchard Bay

Orchard Bay (HDR)

Woody Bay

Woody Bay II (HDR)

St Catherines

Catherines Fiery Skies

Holiday Snaps

Holiday Snaps

Ok, as promised, & 1 whole month after returning from holiday 🙁 I have some holiday photos to show.We went to Sicily, and it was hot! We did lots of walking, visiting places and seeing the temples. The area we stayed in though was very busy with cars and a bit stuffy with all the fumes. This made exploring it very difficult, but it was worth it as there was so much to see.

Just outside Palermo there were some lovely small towns with Cathedrals and a couple of picturesque beaches.

Here are a couple of the photos.

I haven’t finished the sicily gallery section yet, so this is just a small selection.