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The Essence of Place

1st July 2018 : A third article has been published in the on-line photography magazine On Landscape. The title is “Reflective photography and the essence of place”. This article originated from something I wrote in the previous article about the essence of place, that caused me to reflect on such a concept and what others…

19th Mallerstang Music Evening

Saturday 19th May 2018: Music this year was provided by the Luca Brasi 4. Excellent Jazz, excellent weather, and an enjoyable evening all round.

Another article for “On Landscape”

10th December 2017 : An article on “The Impact of Photography on Impressionism; the Impact of Impressionism on Photography” illustrated by some of the photos from the MallerstangMagic site has just been published in issue 150 of the online photography magazine On Landscape. It was inspired by reading the book “Mad Enchantment” by Ross King…

Large Format in Glencoe

4th November 2017: Just back from a large format workshop based in Glencoe, Scotland run by Richard Childs and Tim Parkin (and visiting old friends near Mallaig on the way up). It was good to meet some other photographers interested in continuing with large format film and fun to give it some concentrated time, with…

Petits Fontaines

20th August 2017 : Petits Fontaines is an alpage chalet, high in the valley above Grandvillard upstream of Gruyère in the Canton de Fribourg. We are just back from 3 weeks there without email and a mobile signal (without going for a bit of a walk) and surrounded by the sound of cow bells (fortunately…

Visits to the Val Verzasca and Arolla

3rd June 2017 : Following the trip to Ispra for the talk and exhibition, I visited the Val Maggia and Val Verzasca in Tessin, Italy with Monique. We had first been there together 20 years ago.   It has to be one of the most spectacular places for taking pictures of water and rocks anywhere.…

New Exhibition in Italy

3rd June 2017: A new exhibition of 25 photographs of water opened this week at the Visitor Centre of the European Commission Joint Research Centre at Ispra in Italy, under the title of The Still Dynamic.   The opening of the exhibition followed a talk on The Art and Science of Hydrology that I gave…

Article for “On Landscape”

14th April 2017 : An article on “The Art and Science of Hydrology” illustrated by some of the photos from the MallerstangMagic site has just been published in issue 135 of the online photography magazine On Landscape. Click [here] to go to the article.

18th Mallerstang Music Evening

13th May 2017 : the 18th Annual Mallerstang Music evening was held in Outhgill with music by Tim Garland and Looma. The weather was fine, the music was excellent, and a good time was had by all.