A Museum For Photography–Let Me In

If I were to ask you who was Joseph Nicephore Niepce was you’d more than likely, like me say “Who”. Yet as photographers we should know his name and sing his praises. Why? Because good old Joseph was the man who first invented photography. Maybe not as we know it today,  but what Niepce did... Continue Reading →

Château de Tournon

Once again I am disappointed by a French historical building that promised much and delivered so little. Perched above the town of Tournon, the castle has views over the town and river. Inside though another historical building has been stripped of much of it’s original fixtures and fittings, only to be replaced by modern works... Continue Reading →

Macon, Is That It?

Wander around Macon in France and you’ll soon come to recognise that it does not offer a lot for photographers. Maybe I’m doing the town an injustice but without stretching to a bit of street photography I was really struggling to get a photograph. Now half of the problem was cars. They were parked everywhere... Continue Reading →

Sur Le Pont D’Avignon

Despite what the traditional French song says, the dance actually took place under the bridge. To be honest, for all that it is famous and immortalised in a song, the bridge didn’t really impress me that much. To give the bridge it’s correct title it is Le Pont Saint-Bénézet. Historians have argued whether or not... Continue Reading →

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