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New images from Thailand online

Over the Christmas/New Year period I revisited Thailand. Since my first time in 2004, the country has changed considerably. Especially the beaches have reached a level of development which make it difficult to find some unspoilt places. So I spent … Continue reading

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Collection of new images from Germany

I finally got round to work on some photos I had taken all on a couple of trips through Southern Germany over the past 18 months. Some are from the small town of Gengenbach in the Black Forest where I … Continue reading

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New images from Provence …

and the Lac Sainte Croix have been added to the France Côte d’Azur & Provence Gallery. Being a man-made lake, used for hydro-electric power generation, the Lac Sainte Croix is about 40 years old and attracts a considerable amount of … Continue reading

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A short trip to Belgium …

Last week I went on a short trip to Belgium, visiting the cities of Ghent and Bruges with a quick stop-over in the Belgian capital of Brussels. In the Middle Ages, both Ghent and Bruges were rich merchant cities trading … Continue reading

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Palau Güell

After almost 5 years of living in Barcelona, this morning I finally paid a visit to the Palau Güell. It is one of the lesser known Gaudí buildings in Barcelona and does not receive quite as much attention by visitors … Continue reading

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New images from the French Riviera

After spending a couple of days on the French Riviera on the Côte d’Azur, there are some new additions to the Côte d’Azur & Provence gallery including Nice, the small and charming village of Èze and the occasional image from … Continue reading

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Winner of 2013 World Press Photo awards has been cleared of fraud claims

An interesting discussion has arisen about the winning photograph of the 2013 World  Press Photo awards. The winning image by Swedish photographer Paul Hansen showed two young casualties of an Israeli attack on Gaza being carried through the streets by … Continue reading

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The modern face of Barcelona

Most visitors coming to Barcelona have several items on their must-see list, such as the Gaudí buildings and parks, the Picasso museum, La Rambla, and maybe even Camp Nou, Europe’s largest football stadium. Very rarely do people come to Barcelona … Continue reading

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New Google image search leads to drastic reduction in site referrals

Earlier this year, Google changed the way its image search works. While you only used to get thumbnail previews of the original image Google now displays the full size image in its search results, essentially making it unnecessary for the … Continue reading

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Photographers in Germany go to court over new Google image search

Google recently changed the way its “image search” works. Previously, the search results would display only a small thumbnail of the original image. In order to see the full size image, the user had to click on the thumbnail which … Continue reading

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A trip to the Spanish heartland: Castile

During the Easter weekend, I travelled through Castile which includes the autonomous regions of Castilla y Léon and Castilla la Mancha, the traditional heartlands and geographic centre of Spain. With Castile being as far from the sea as you can … Continue reading

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World Press Photo awards 2013

From a total of 100,000 entries, the winners of the World Press Photo awards 2013 have been announced in Amsterdam. There are some truly amazing images to be seen both among the winners and the various runner-ups. One of my … Continue reading

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New Paris Gallery online

New Photos have been added to the Chocolate Fish Photos archives. They include images from some of the most well known landmarks of Paris, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, the Notre Dame cathedral, and the Arc de … Continue reading

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Barcelona in winter …

… is nice. Especially the balmy days with lots of sunshine provide a welcome respite for travellers from colder climates. So far, the average daytime temperatures have ranged from 12° to 20°C this winter. The city is less crowded and … Continue reading

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