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Photographing Honfleur

Honfleur is a beautiful harbour town in France, located 5km from Le Havre. We spent a few days there photographing it both during the day and in the evening. Fortunately the light was good. I hope my images capture a sense of the place, the marina, the architecture and shops filled with local produce.

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Paul
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Tips on shooting tourist attractions

The Alhambra in Granada is one of the must see tourist attractions of Spain. A selection of the images I shot there are in my You Tube video in full HD and you can view the still images at your leisure in my places portfolio. Here are a few tips on photographing the Alhambra which can be applied to other popular tourist attractions.

The Alhambra limits visitors to between 5,000 and 6,600 per day and it frequently sells out of tickets for the main attractions. So book well in advance if you want to gain access to the Palacios Nazaríes.

Think carefully about what equipment you really need. The place is packed with tourists and in the palace the security guards ask you to carry your bag in front of you. So if you've got a big camera rucksack you're going to have to walk around like a pregnant lady for the afternoon. Being bumped and bumping into other people is not a pleasant experience, so it's best to travel light.

When you have to book in advance and work with ambient lig…