Author Archives: bilyreid

JOHN GLENN

“February made me shiver, with every paper I’d deliver…. Bad news upon the doorstep, I couldn’t take one more step”. Long before I became a teenager, I was a foot soldier in Roy Thompson’s press empire (later Lord Thompson of … Continue reading

Posted in AVIATION, HISTORICAL | Comments Off

PEARL HARBOR ANNIVERSARY

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. One of the signal events of World War II if not the last century. The following images were taken several years ago and are a token tribute to my cousin, … Continue reading

Posted in AVIATION, HISTORICAL, PEOPLE, TOURING | Comments Off

CARIBBEAN BIRDS

A recent trip to the Caribbean allowed me the chance to put my new travel sized three hundred mm f4 lens to the test. Although not as versatile and fast as the f2.8, with patience some decent shots can be obtained. … Continue reading

Posted in BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY, TOURING | Comments Off

TRIBUTE TO GAUDI

No trip to Barcelona is complete without visiting the architectural legacy of the city’s most famous genius, Antoni Gaudi (1852 – 1926). Gaudí’s work was influenced by his passions in life: architecture, nature, and religion. Gaudí considered every detail of … Continue reading

Posted in HISTORICAL, TOURING | Comments Off

CARIBBEAN REPTILES

A few shots of some of the locals encountered on a recent trip to the Caribbean. GREEN MONSTER I was working the back water of Saint Maarten when this delightful creature popped out of the grass and nearly frightened me … Continue reading

Posted in NATURE, TOURING | Comments Off

ELTON JOHN DOES THE COMPOSTELLA

 “Daniel is leaving tonight on a plane” CROSSING GALICIAN COASTLINE AT SUNSET I can see the red tail-lights heading off for SPAIN!” BIERZO VINEYARD “They say Spain is pretty, though I’ve never been”  “Daniel says it’s the best place, he’s ever … Continue reading

Posted in HIKING, LANDSCAPE IMAGES, TOURING | Comments Off

LONDON MISCELLANY

 Some odd shots from my recent London visit. LONDON EYE THE “CITY” AT NIGHT  SHIT HOUSE TO PENTHOUSE Frenetic construction activity near the Olympic Park as builders try to cope with housing demand. SOUP KITCHEN FOR THE JEWISH POOR, BRUNE … Continue reading

Posted in HISTORICAL, TOURING | Comments Off

HMS BELFAST

 Remembrance Day, 2016. POOL OF LONDON The indomitable HMS BELFAST rides at anchor in the Pool of London with Tower Bridge in the background.  The Belfast has been a must see tourist attraction for several decades now. HMS BELFAST The … Continue reading

Posted in HISTORICAL, TOURING | Comments Off

LONDON BRIDGES

 A recent visit to London allowed the opportunity to explore a few of London’s bridges. MILLENIUM BRIDGE WITH ST. PAUL’S IN BACKGROUND   MILLENIUM BRIDGE  MILLENIUM BRIDGE AT LOW TIDE WITH GLOBE THEATRE IN BACKGROUND LONDON BRIDGE ALCOVE, VICTORIA PARK … Continue reading

Posted in HISTORICAL, TOURING | Comments Off

INCA TRAIL TREK

My new photobook, INCA TRAIL TREK,  is now available for preview. An initial preview is available here.

Posted in BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY, HIKING, HISTORICAL, LANDSCAPE IMAGES | Comments Off