Those early hours of the day cannot be beaten for the subtle hues of light they present us with. It was worth setting the alarm for and leaving the hotel early, as after all they would still be serving breakfast until well after 10am. We could head out, take our photographs and be back in time for some food and coffee.
Most die-hard travel photographers make a beeline for far-flung, exotic and cuturally diverse locations where nobody else would dare venture. So do I head for Burma? No, not a good idea, a little bit unstable. Kabul? Hmmm, perhaps not. No lets head for Brussels and as it so happened I did bump into a Burmese political prisoner whilst there, well kind of….
Brussels has a number of famous features such as the Atonium, Grand Place, Manneken Pis, Chocolate, Waffles, ok the last two aren’t places as such but they do count! I certainly photographed many of these but it is also worth your while taking a look at the not so obvious things too… (more…)