The Art Lover?

What to do when confronted by one of the most beautiful works of art of all time?

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Sleeping Hermaphroditus, Uffizi Gallery

The Sleeping Hermaphrodite depicts the son of Hermes and Aphrodite. It is a Roman copy of a Hellenistic original dating to 2nd century BC, though the mattress was added to the statue in 1620 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Night Illuminations at Kew Gardens

In December 2016 I visited the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to see their spectacular Christmas at Kew illuminations. Light shows, sculptures and soundscapes were dotted throughout the gardens and provided am opportunity to experiment with night photography.