Premium (World), Newcastle upon Tyne

About me

Dear all at fotocommunity

You may have noticed that i have been inactive for a year or so.

In case you were wondering - I am at the late stage of a terminal lung disease.
I have been unable to take photos for some time.

Anyway - I am posting this message - sept 27, 2023.

Thankyou to all of the contacts and viewers of my pictures over the past several years. This site has brought me a lot of pleasure.

Best wishes for the future.

Below is my original profile comment.

I am a canon photographer who takes pictures for fun.
I use a canon EOS 70 D, with a canon 18-135 lens.

Over many years, I have come to the conclusion that trees are easier to photograph than people. I have learnt that the sun is always in the wrong position in the sky - and that it's no use complaining about it. Finally - my experience has made me firm in the view that dogs don't really understand what photography is about - but a minority of them seem willing to give me the benefit of the doubt, with a refreshing "live and let live" attitude on their part.

Comments 126

  • markkeville 30/11/2022 15:01

    By the way -
    I see where the nurnburgring is.
    The nearest that i have been to that area is , a few years ago, when I visited Duren, Cologne and dusseldorf - all very nice.
  • AnBes 27/10/2022 12:37

    Many thanks for your multiple compliments on my photos. Grüßle AnBes
  • Sarasvati 08/07/2022 17:49

    thank you so much for your appreciation!
    Ciao Karin
  • markkeville 05/07/2022 22:55

    you are welcome.
  • tsara_be 05/07/2022 21:14

    Thank you, Mark, for multiple compliments on my photos. Kind regards, tsara_be
  • Robert L. Roux 07/06/2022 0:36

    i'll get there one day - 
    as soon as i save £3 ... ;)) 
    greetings from a little to the northwest of sicily and g.b. 
  • markkeville 06/06/2022 16:57

    You are very kind, Dieter.
    When I edit my photographs - it means that for me - the holiday lasts one or two months, and not just the three weeks that i was there.
    I liked the light in siracusa - and the way - in the morning - it slanted down the alleyways - and sometimes it illuminated the clouds of dust and of insects. It created lots of triangles of light.
    I also liked the sunlight on the pink(ish) stone - which made the stone seem very light.
    Yes - Italy remains my favourite destination.
  • mypictures26 06/06/2022 11:58

    Hello Mark! Your journey to the deep south, or rather into the feet/boots of "Bella Italia". Impressions from Syracuse and Palermo in the morning hours. Away from tourist activity, flair of the everyday life of its residents. Melancholic framing with testimonies of centuries of formative, historical backdrop. Sometimes modern attributes also appear conspicuously in the field of attentive observation. Encounters of beautiful, impressive tranquility in everyday life and venerable cultural monuments. Great!
  • horst-goessler 02/06/2022 11:40

    Vielen Dank für dein Lob zu meinen Fotos.
    Viele Grüße  Horst
  • TieflandStrolch 02/06/2022 10:07

    Thank you for the many compliments for my pictures! Hallo from lower rhine in Germany! Hans-Jürgen
  • Fernando Anzani 17/05/2022 21:18

    Thank you for your visit to my gallery, your appreciations, all very welcome. Ciao. Fernando.
    Au café Florian à Venise.
    Au café Florian à Venise.
    Fernando Anzani
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    Full Color (F)
    Fernando Anzani
    Riflessi in laguna.
    Riflessi in laguna.
    Fernando Anzani
  • markkeville 01/01/2022 22:14

    You are welcome.
    I like the way you concentrate on vibrant, primary colours.
  • Fernando Anzani 31/12/2021 23:13

    Thank you very much. Ciao. Fernando.
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    Full color (E)
    Fernando Anzani
  • markkeville 16/12/2021 15:16

    you are welcome.
  • rupp54 15/12/2021 11:30

    Thanks for your likes 
    greetings Rupp


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