Photo of the day

Gurung woman having soup, Laprak

Late afternoon, Kancchi is having soup in her daughter home. I met Kancchi for the first time in 2009 before seeing her again in 2010 while documenting the life of Gurung in the village of Laprak. She always had something to share with me whatever it was food, snack or hot drinks. A lovely lady [...]

Boys, Lapubeshi, Nepal

Portrait of young boys in the early morning

The boy and Bristol Harbourside Crane

Boy running on a paddle in Harbourside. This week end is the Harbourside Bristol Festival 2011, I can’t wait for it to enjoy friends, drinks, food, concerts …. and to take photo of the event. This picture is part of my photo series “Unobserved Bristol”.

Mellah of Marrakesh, Morocco

Man walking in the Mellah of Marrakesh.

Morning light in Kathmandu, Nepal

Man riding a bike in the street of Kathmandu at sunrise. Early morning is probably the best time to walk the main street of Kathmandu. Traffic in the city has increased a lot in the recent years.

Bathing pool, Clevedon, UK

View over the boating and bathing pool, Clevedon. What a peaceful moment. I just could not resist to take it. A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about my journey in Clevedon.. This is a perfect place for a day trip on a beautiful day.

Pigeons by Eyup Sultan Mosque, Eyup, Istanbul

I took this picture by the Eyup Sultan Mosque. The place is popular because next to the mosque is buried Abu Ayyub al-Ansari, a companion of the prophet Muhammad. All year long, thousand of Muslim pilgrims come to worship his grave. Pilgrims used to drink water in a reservoir by the grave in order to [...]

Shetland crofter, Cunningsburgh, Scotland

Portrait of Peter, crofter in Cunningsburgh. When I took this picture, Peter had just finished to unmade an haystack in order to stock it and feed his cows. Sheepdogs were chasing mice or rats hidden in the ground (where the haystack was before).

Crowd at St Paul’s Carnival, Bristol

Crowd in the street of St Paul during the carnival. Composing some candid images through a big crowd is not an easy matter. In this picture, every single person seem to be at the right place in order to balance everything in the frame. Everybody look in a different direction making the image more lively. [...]

Cigarette break, London

Employee having a cigarette break on Parliament St. I don’t smoke myself but I think that I like the gesture of people smoking cigarettes.

Cafe bar along the Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey

Turkish men playing to moultezim along the Bosphorus opposite to Beyoglu, Uskudar. I think this is a place where I would be able to stay for a few hours. Just to enjoy the Istanbul cityscape, to feel the sun, the light and the coolness of the Bosphorus shore and to experience the special ambience of [...]

Tikka applier at Dakshinkali temple, Parphing

To know more about the story of Dakshinkali temple, check my post (in related posts: Kali worship at Dakshinkali temple, Pharping, Nepal, just below) published a few weeks ago. I am currently planning to travel in Nepal in March-April 2012.

Light and shade, Medina of Chefchaouen, Morocco

Moroccan man traditionally dressed walking in the Medina of Chefchaouen. A picture of Chefchaouen that I edited just a few days ago when revisiting my RAW archive. I am currently planning to go to Morocco next autumn.

Les Sables d’Olonne Promenade, France

People walking on the Promenade des Anglais. Today is the French National day. For a lot of French families, it means the beginning of the summer holidays. Both directions, roads to the South coast and the West coast are going to be very busy. Les Sables d’Olonne is one of the most popular destination and [...]

School girl and motorcycle, Medina of Marrakesh, Morocco

School girl and motorcycle rider speeding in the Medina of Marrakesh. Earlier this month, Travel Budget, a US travel magazine, contacted me to buy one of my Bolivian images. Yesterday, I received a request for some of my Moroccan pictures from a French Travel magazine . Thanks for that. I am now working on it [...]

Trafalgar Square, London, England

Harry Potter fans around Trafalgar Square. I was in London a few days ago. In Trafalgar Square, an event took place for the launch of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. I was not there for shooting the event but I just came across it. I took a few shot and then [...]

Children in Singla, Gorkha district, Nepal

Children at sunset in the village of Singla.

Eminonu, Istanbul

Dummy by an underwear shop

Lane in the Medina of Tetouan, Morocco

Lane and view over the Medina and the Rif mountains, Tetouan

Eminonu, Istanbul

Lane and market in Eminonu, Istanbul

Portrait of two Gurung girls, Bimtang, Nepal

Portrait of Gita Gurung and her sister Ganga Gurung. During the trekking season they run a guesthouse in Bimtang (3800m).

Singing prayer, Changu Narayan, Nepal

Man singing prayer in the temple of Changu Narayan

Rue de Tolbiac, Paris

Light, reflection and perfume advertising in rue de Tolbiac.

Gurung girls wearing shawls, Laprak, Nepal

Girls gathered in the street of Laprak during the Ekadashi celebration.