Photographs from around the world

May, June 2016

Instagram offers no links and no text, only a caption and there are 8 million uploaded a day – 8 million in 24 hours!! One problem is their de-contextualisation.
‘Of course, the endless consumption of images results in disappointment and boredom.’ Michael Gardiner

Starting in Sydney

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Fig trees on sandstone wall opposite the Opera House

Opera House and Harbour Bridge opposite my favourite wall

Opera House and Harbour Bridge opposite my favourite wall

Cherry Blossom, Great Wall of China, Mutianyu

Cherry Blossom, Great Wall of China, Mutianyu. Previous caption should have said, one of my favourite walls

Dusk, Lake Biel, Bernese Mountains

Dusk, Lake Biel, Bernese Mountains

Sunrise, Orford Lighthouse

Sunrise, Orford Lighthouse, Suffolk

Butterfly, rubbish tip, Port Iguazu

Panorama, Iguazu Falls

Panorama, Iguazu Falls

The Devil's throat, Iguazu

The Devil’s throat, Iguazu

Mate man, Montevideo

Man with his mate kit at Tristán Navaja, Sunday market, Montevideo. You steep dried leaves of caffeine rich yerba mate in hot water and drink with a metal straw from a hollow calabash gourd.

Lighthouse, dawn, Colonia del Sacremento

Lighthouse, dawn, Colonia del Sacremento