Surely one of the great sights of the Caribbean is to look down on the magnificent Pitons of St Lucia.
There was something sculptural about this group gathered around their fishing nets on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.
A reflection of the Cathedral of Saint Louis in Fort-de-France, Martinique. The cathedral is the seventh church on the site – the previous six were victims of natural disasters, including fire, earthquakes and hurricanes. The current church was designed by the great French engineer, Gustave Eiffel, and has so far survived over 120 years. It is unlikely that the glass […]
10 From The Caribbean : The Tourists Of Bonaire A group of tourists line the quayside on the Caribbean island of Bonaire. Cast them in bronze and they could be a modern interpretation of Rodin’s Burghers Of Calais.
10 From The Caribbean 3. Picture Posts A series of posts off the Caribbean island of Bonaire mimic an art installation. Impressive as they are, they cannot compete with the way the coral reef photoshops the tropical blue of the sea.
10 From The Caribbean 2. Bonaire Colours We moved from Curacao to the neighbouring island of Bonaire and there we found houses painted with the kind of palette used by tropical fish, and tropical fish relaxing in the shadows of seaside houses.
10 From The Caribbean : 1. Shopping In Curacao The first of a short series of photographs from my recent trip around the Caribbean. This first one was jumble of straight lines and natural curves in a shopping centre in Willemstad on the island of Curacao. Somewhere amongst all those lines and curves are a couple of relaxed shopkeepers.
This is one of those chance photographs which had all the ingredients of a photographic disaster which somehow came good. It was out of focus, the colours were all wrong and it resulted from an accidental shutter-press whilst using the camera as a crude telescope. I still think it could hold its own with some of the shots I have […]