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the final image.

The making of a monochrome panorama.

The Galapagos Islands provides landscape as well as wildlife photography opportunities. A step by step guide to achieving a pleasing black and white panorama

Doorway and birdcages, Kaifeng, China

it was common for people to leave their doors open so the they could see onto the street,  it was also obvious that the keeping of caged birds was popular.

Hangzhou, the West Lake

Hangzhou is known for a number of things one of them being the West Lake, an artificial lake built around 800AD.

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China 1999 continued….woman riding tricycle

Things are changing fast in China with increasing industrialization and extraordinary economic growth, there is a growing push for people to use more and more motor vehicles.

Balancing Act. Blue-footed booby, Galapagos Islands

A blue-footed booby (maybe that should read ‘sure-footed booby’) tries to scratch himself whilst teetering on the edge of a cliff.

Darwin’s finches. Galapagos Islands.

In keeping with the Galapagos Islands reputation as one of nature’s great evolutionary laboratories, the finches have adapted in some interesting ways dependant on the conditions that are peculiar it specific islands.

Oystercatchers, Galapagos Islands

The American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) is a common species found throughout the coastal areas of both the Americas. Here the endemic subspecies galapagensis, with a population around 200 pairs, is confined to rocky shores, sandy beaches, and coastal lagoons.