Kathmandu 2012

In News & Stuff, Travel, Within The Frame Adventures by David3 Comments

Join me, and Jeffrey Chapman, in Kathmandu this November for Tihar, the Nepalese Festival of Light. We’ll be in Kathmandu for 6 days and Bhaktapur for 6 days. As many of you know, Kathmandu is one of my favourite places in the world, a place of colour and texture and life like few other places, and Bhaktapur is all that …

Leaving Venice

In News & Stuff, Travel, Within The Frame Adventures by David22 Comments

The sun setting over Piazza San Marco, Venice. 2012 I dragged my bags across the cobbles of Venice just after 4am yesterday morning, the wheels bumping and echoing, exaggerating the surreal emptiness of the place. Just Venice and I, which is how goodbyes should be. Around the corner a taxi waited for me, a long, sleek wooden boat, the low …

Postcard From Venice

In Travel, Within The Frame Adventures by David19 Comments

Venice, Italy, 2012 Good morning from Venice. We’re now two days into this year’s Venice Within The Frame and it is so good to be back here. Venice is a mixed bag. People either love it or hate it. I both love it and hate it. I love the light, the architecture, the possibilities. I love the food, the wine, …

New Adventures: Mongolia and Antarctica

In Antarctica, News & Stuff, Travel, Within The Frame Adventures by David14 Comments

  Today Jeffrey Chapman and I are announcing two new photographic adventures for 2012. The first, in July, timed to coincide with the Naadam festival, is in Mongolia. The second is late November/early December, to Antarctica. More details are on the site HERE for Mongolia and HERE for Antarctica, and I am so excited about both. Mongolia – July 6-16, …

Postcards from the Maasai Mara

In Travel, Within The Frame Adventures by David29 Comments

It feels like forever since I’ve been online, but what a trip it’s been. We’re packing our bags, wrapping up the last sad goodbyes, and getting one last morning game drive on the mara before boarding a small plane back to Nairobi, leaving Kitchwa Tembo, Sekenani Camp, and the magic of the Maasai mara behind us. We’ve spent the last …

Postcard from Lalibela

In Travel, Within The Frame Adventures by David29 Comments

Wow, this might be longest I’ve ever gone without fully functional internet. Nice to take a break but the few times I tried to get online were fraught with frustration. After almost 2 weeks in northern Ethiopia, and most of that among the pilgrims of Lalibela, I’m now heading to Nairobi for two days of R&R before beginning the Maasai …

Resolution or Resolve

In Travel, Wallpapers, Within The Frame Adventures, Workshops and Events by David62 Comments

This month’s free Desktop Wallpaper. Antarctica, December 2011. Click the image to get the full-resolution version. Speaking of resolution…   Resolution or Resolve? I was going to let New Year’s eve come and go without using the word resolution. But then I started thinking about my own reluctance to embrace the whole topic, and I felt a sermon growing…. It’s …

Postcard from Cambodia

In News & Stuff, Travel, Within The Frame Adventures by David42 Comments

3 Boats, 1000 Buddhas. Photographed at the cave of 1000 Buddhas on the Mekong River in Laos. And I’m posting this from Bangkok. So it’s not really so much a postcard from Cambodia. That’s the next photograph.   Banteay Srei, Cambodia, Photo by Eve Hannah Sitting in the departure lounge in Siem Reap, it’s hard to believe this trip is …

Postcard from Laos

In News & Stuff, Travel, Within The Frame Adventures by David62 Comments

A quick hello from Laos. We’re on the banks of the Mekong River, and in a couple hours begin a 2-day journey downriver towards Luang Prabang. Yesterday was a long drive through misty jungles and impossibly green rice paddies, around frequent landslides and small towns, with a stop for spicy kao soi for lunch. As with so many of the …