Finally got Mrs P to Iraq. We are visiting friends in Dohuk. Last night we were helping to prepare 1,000 small packs for refugees escaping the fighting in Syria. She left our house at 2am in the UK. 10pm that night she’s filling boxes in Dohuk. Top wife.…[Read more]
Thanks Graham. She is a bundle of joy, this young lady. As I have said often, probably on here, I have never met with anything other than kindness and friendship in the Middle East, and Iraq in particular. The reality on the ground and in person is so very different from what we may think it to be, when seen only from afar. I’m leaving Bag…[Read more]
Grab shot at a BBQ with my local staff. The adorable Marwa. Just a grab shot.
GFX50s & GF 32-64mm F4, 1/50th, f5.5, ISO 3200, 64mm
Edited in LR, conversion to bw with Silver Efex Pro 2.
I like it though. I wonder what you think to the treatment? Worth the effort? It remi…[Read more]
Thanks very much Kent, thanks for the plaudits everyone, much appreciated. Literally just back in Baghdad from Dubai, and my meeting with HR etc. I didn’t make it over the fence. lol. Onwards and upwards!
This was shot in the Roman Arena in Arles, Camargue, France. Razeteurs (Camargue bullfighters) compete every year in this bloodless sport. The winner is the Razeteur who collects the most rosettes from between the horns of the bull.
In this sport, the runners taunt the bull, who eventually charges at them. The runners are young and agile, an…[Read more]
An accurate representation of corporate life at the moment;
I am not the bull…
(No bulls were harmed in the making of the photo. This is bull running in the Camargue. Prizes are given to those who manage to snatch the most rosettes from between the horns of the bull)
Thanks John. Her words, her description of herself
‘Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless.
Not to speak is to speak.
Not to act is to act.’
Hash gave a voice to those who would not have been heard. Taking testimony takes a toll. Stories to follow when editing complete.
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