Category: Look Closer
I love mountains. There are few times when I am as happy as when I am walking in a Himalayan
Recently, I had a conversation with a young man who knew nothing about my connection to photography. He told me
I wanted to call this article A Cabinet of Curiosities as I thought it a suitable title for a column
I grew up as part of a stereotype. That stereotype relates to the English county of my birth – Essex.
I like surprises. I really do. Obviously, they have to be good surprises and some of my favourites are related
I can remember a moment nearly four decades ago quite vividly. The exact year escapes me, but I would have
November includes what I regard as one of the most important days of the year. It is Remembrance Day, also
Each month before I begin writing this column, I can often be found staring at my shelves of photography books.
As someone who works in a camera shop, I often get to meet a range of interesting people. This is
I walk almost everywhere where it is practical and sensible. I did learn to drive thirty something years ago. That
I feel jaded. I really do. I constantly try to pay attention to what is going on and keep abreast
Many years ago, I stumbled across a series of articles in The Guardian that caught my eye. The series was
Since arriving in Canada in 2019, I have lived in Scarborough, a district of Toronto. It is a place for
In the late Carlos Ruiz Zafrón’s marvellous modern gothic novel The Shadow of the Wind, which is set in a
Some years ago, in an interesting article on the strange life of Tsutomu Yamaguchi, who was either the world’s luckiest