Gods, ruins and street life: photos from 2019

From Kolkata streets to the Shropshire hills, from watching gods to warships: a selection of my photos taken during 2019.

Man holding onto side of river ferry to surf

Surfing with the ferry on Hooghly River, Kolkata

Man in workshop surrounded by half-made figures

The gods are watching…or watching over you. Creating gods in a Kumartuli workshop, Kolkata

Quarry ruins on hill overlooking English countryside

Quarry ruins on Titterstone Clee Hil

Man and dog walking through the fog near Kelvingrove Museum

Walking through the fog, Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow

Positano, Amalfi Coast

Positano, Amalfi Coast

Man smoking and reading a newspaper sitting on street bollard

Early morning cigarette and a newspaper, Glasgow

Swan sitting on frozen loch

Swan sitting on frozen loch

Rows of jeans hanging above a Kolkata back-steet

Rows of jeans hanging above a Kolkata back-street

People examining mounds of flowers at market

Early morning flower market, Kolkata

Rows of figures ready to be painted and stored in workshop

Workshop in Kumartuli, Kolkata

Ducks and swans on freezing loch in front of hills

Dumyat Hills and Airthrey Loch, Scotland

Men bathing on steps and underneath a tree in a the Hooghly River

Figures bathing in the early morning light, Hooghly River

Wheat fields in foreground, aircraft carrier in docks in background

War and wheat: HMS Prince of Wales in Rosyth Docks

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