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Alfred Stieglitz's 12 Tips on how not to do Photography

June 02, 2018 - Alfred Stieglitz was a sometime friend and mentor of the great photographer Paul Strand; some of us were fortunate to se...
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Conquest of Happiness

February 12, 2018 - Bertrand Russell’s 1930 book examined “The conquest of happiness”. The converse of happiness, suffering, as ubiquitous i...
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Women, devotion and dance

February 12, 2018 - George Bernard Shaw wrote “Dance is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire“, thus emphasising the bonding and...
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Zen, Dhyana and Art III : Mountains and plum blossom in meditation

June 27, 2016 - Sunburst viewed from Scafell Pike © ॐ 2016 Zen is derived from the Japanese pronunciation of the Mi...
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Arizona Avante Garde, Merz,and Surrealism

June 13, 2016 - " Old Market off the Grand Bazaar, Istanbul " © ॐ 2016 Fifteen members attended the RPS NE contempora...
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Zen and the Art of Photography I

February 05, 2016 - The Four Great Vows of Boddhisattva Sentient beings are numberless, I vow to save them. Desires are inexhaustible, I...
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The ideal man and woman - lessons from the Ramayana at Diwali

November 09, 2015 - Understanding Valmiki’s Ramayana and the Global Festival of Diwali " Diwali lights " © ॐ 2015 Un...
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Istanbul photographer - Nikon F2 on a train

October 19, 2015 - A great pleasure to be in Istanbul again - a world metroplolis bridging the Bosphorous and bridging two continents and t...
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This is Syria - aftermath of war : a photo that changed Europe

September 05, 2015 - NAMASKARA: PLEASE HELP ALL YOU CAN - THEY ARE HUMANS TOO....... People around the world were shocked to see the photogr...
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Clair de Lune: Opening music for

August 15, 2015 - opening banner is accompanied by "Clair de Lune" - third movement of Suite bergamasque by Claude Debus...
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Connection with the divine

July 13, 2015 - " Your shots as always, fascinating. I could recognise some of the places you went to in Istanbul, such as the Hagia Sop...
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Intercontinental ferry across the Bosphorous - from Asia to Europe

April 18, 2015 - Iconic Istanbul sights greet the visitor crossing the Uskudar to Eminonu ferry. In 15 minutes you make an inter continen...
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The Blue Mosque, - Sultan Ahmet Camii " May all believers ...bear witness to true brotherhood.”

April 18, 2015 - The Blue Mosque of Sultan Ahmet I, built in 1616 on the site of a byzantine palace is magnificent. It contains a tomb fo...
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The Galata Tower (Christea Turris) - what lies beneath

April 06, 2015 - I visited the Galata Tower in Istanbul. Built by the Genoese in 1348, and named by them as Christea Turris (Tower of Chr...
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Turkish National Wrestling Team

March 30, 2015 - On my travels, I met the Turkish National Wrestling team, just returned from Germany. The coach is about half the size o...
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March 23, 2015 - The colourful celebrations at HERHCA 2015 were great. Fun and friendship were celebrated. " Those are most stunning pic...
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Very Beautiful ! - Brazil

March 20, 2015 - I was pleased to be invited by Dr. Geetha Uphadhyaya, Artistic Director, Kala Sangam to take photographs of Shrist i dan...
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Colours of HOLI !

March 10, 2015 - I was delighted to take photographs of the colourful HOLI celebrations at HERHCA; much fun was had by all. It took a day...
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Mystical Music at Kala Sangam

March 05, 2015 - Mystical Music at Kala Sangam
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These photos are wonderful - York Minster

March 02, 2015 - " these photos are wonderful " - H. Moore, Community Engagement Officer, York Minster Revealed, UK
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" Eye of the storm " - Stunning shot !

February 02, 2015 - " Stunning shot! " - Paul Atherton, Lancashire UK " Stunning Capture " - Jack Lainey - Stevie, Blackpool, UK " Great "...
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Power to the railways - Very awesome !

February 01, 2015 - " Very awesome" - Jamie Hughes " Lovely tones and textures" - Julie Thonnings Whelan
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The Lattice of Life - Beautiful photos. Interesting and drawing

January 19, 2015 - " Beautiful photos. Interesting and drawing...... these photos have really inspired me. Thank you for your art" - Jeanni...
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Fun and colour at Holi at HERHCA

November 15, 2014 - Much fun was had at Hull and East Riding Hindu Cultural Association (HERHCA) to celebrate Holi - festival of colours in...
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