Living Relic

Living Relic

The ceiling of this building is over 800 years old, and is captivating in the level of detail and complexity of its architecture. Aperture: ƒ/9 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Focal length: 24mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 3.2s Title: Living Relic

alistairLiving Relic
The Mount from Beauville

The Mount from Beauville

The great thing about Google Earth is it allows you to scope out your terrain before you take a photograph; therefore, it was a happy coincidence that we happened to drive past a pleasant-looking restaurant for lunch, and “Oh look!” – I’ve got a perfect line of sight for the Mount! Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Focal …

alistairThe Mount from Beauville
Aire De La Baie

Aire De La Baie, Normandy

This ‘Aire‘1 (basically the omnipresent French version of the woefully sparse English ‘services’) , is set on a barracks/defense post used in the Second World War – captured by the allies as they retook Europe from the Germans. You can understand from this view why it was such a key position! As a special treat, I’ve uploaded this in an ultra-high resolution, …

alistairAire De La Baie, Normandy
Steps into the Blue

Steps into the Blue

From the beach in Guillaume, Normandy – I loved the starkness of the beach, the steps and the mizzly sky. Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Focal length: 24mm ISO: 50 Shutter speed: 1/2.5s Title: Steps into the Blue

alistairSteps into the Blue
The Abbey of Mont St Michel

The Abbey of Mont St Michel

My long-suffering wife took the children to Alligator Bay, while I took my camera off to the photographers’ paradise of Mont St Michel. This Abbey, which has stood on this site (in one form or another) since the 8th Century AD.

alistairThe Abbey of Mont St Michel