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A collection of random musings about life, creativity, humour and wellness

May 31, 2019

Today I'm reminiscing looking back at images I created from a solo 2011 Travel Photography trip to Cuba. I remember it was my second day in Havana and my translator suggested a local gathering to pass the time. 
 

I remember being so intimidated I could only p...

December 11, 2016

710 / 731 : I miss my travel photography. There....I said it! I miss the adventure....I miss the encounters....I miss the indulgence of forgetting my world and immersing myself in another....I miss the challenge of collecting stories....I just plain ol' miss it. One da...

April 10, 2016

Back in 2012 I went to San Francisco for a good friends wedding.  Of course you can't go to San Fran without going to Alcatraz.   So for this month's 10:10 Blog entry, I thought I would share 10 images from that trip that I have never shared before.   Enjoy.

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July 18, 2015

Everywhere I looked in Cuba , everything....and I mean EVERYTHING...got repaired, patched up, recycled, repurposed and had reborn functionality. I remembered riding in a locals car and noticing that he had replaced the broken door handle with a beautifully carved fully...

July 13, 2015

The first time Nurse Marta and Photographer Marta went head to head was in Cuba in 2011. I had been invited into a family home to document life in Havana Veija. There were 3 generations living in 2 rooms...one of which had a caved in ceiling. I remember taking pictures...

June 26, 2015

Met these three youngsters in Havana. They were working away on their push car when I made this image...sure enough as soon as they spotted me they tried charming a few dollars out of me. 

June 19, 2015

A  friend suggested I meet this highly respected traditional healer in the Boeng Kak slum area of Phnom Penh.  One of my goals was to have a talisman made to protect me on the journey back home.    The other was to explore the role of a traditional healer in Khmer cult...

March 13, 2014

I love travel photography.....not just love love....no, I loooooooovvvvvvveeeeee travel photography.   Not just because of the new experience of traveling off to a world I have never seen before...nope...it is mostly because when traveling I get to take break from my r...

March 1, 2014

Apparently my travel photography trip is never truly complete until I find some poor person I can hassle into letting me photograph them while they smoke.   It all started with the gentleman above in Cuba....and it has continued in Cambodia...24 times in Cambodia to be...

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