The Eye

“I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking. Recording the man shaving at the window opposite, and the woman in the kimono washing her hair. Some day, all this will have to be developed, carefully printed, fixed.”

– Christopher Isherwood, Goodbye to Berlin

Child's Eye, Backstreets of Ho, Ghana

Welcome to my vision of the world…

This page is dedicated to photography from my travels around the world.
High quality prints are available upon request. See contact page for details.

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58 Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing your photos with the world. They are beautiful and you clearly have talent. Keep following your passion and cultivating it!

  2. Hey James….your work is lovely….and I find you intriguing…you remind me of me! hahaha….all the best with your travels, it would be fun to meet you because I think we are kindred….I recognize your spirit, if you like, and what you are trying to do…that’s fill the world with light eh? good job so far. thanks for the follow and i hope we can continue to inspire others, and ourselves. come and visit me if your in the south west uk. πŸ™‚ peace bro. xx

    1. Thank you, Phoebe! Your comment is lovely! And so is your site. Glad we have a mutual appreciation. Your philosophy is perfect and I’m right there with you. Glad to know I’m not alone in this quest. Which part of the West Country are you in? I love the West! Wishing you peace and light in all that you strive to do. And many thanks, again… Jxx

      1. Hey, thanks James. I am in Dorset. I wonder which interesting place you are visiting right now. It’s pretty inspiring to travel isn’t it. I wish blogging had been around when I travelled. It’s such a cool medium for touching the world with light…keep up beaming brother! P <3

        1. Love Dorest! Used to go all the time as a kid. ..I’m at home in Kent for the next few weeks before heading back off to W. Africa for a couple of months. Indeed, blogging has been an utter blessing. Thank you for connecting.. To the Stars! JX

        2. That sounds grand. I used to live near Whitstable and go to school in Canterbury. Africa is an adventure and then some! Happy travels to you! 😊

  3. Quite beautiful James, what a wonderful plethora of images to see just before I go to sleep, should make for fabulous dreams!

  4. I love the pictures…There’s an ‘in your face’ honesty in them that makes them utterly, ruthlessly compelling so that it becomes hard to tear your gaze off them…Keep up the good work! πŸ™‚

  5. Hi James, thanks for visiting my blog…and I’ve loved looking at your photos…there are some great ones there. The black and white ones are particularly atmospheric and moody.

    1. Thank you, Tricia. I really do have a passion for shape, form, colour, light. I think passion always comes through. Good luck with your own photography! Keep on dreaming and aspiring. Thanks. J x.

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