James Kerwin Photographic
 Architecture & Travel Photography

Photography Adventure Blog

Photography doesn’t always go according to plan and of course images aren’t always perfect. This is my honest and open behind the scenes look into what I do as an architecture, adventure and travel photographer.

 
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Story behind the Imagery: Lebanon, A Paradise Lost

Lebanon is a mix of architecture styles I was targeting the places built in and around the 19th century. The “Lebanese house” was invented and built during this period and they were a world of sunshine and light, of color both subtle and vivid. The Lebanese house always though have a relationship with nature…

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The Remote Region of Shatili & Mutso, Georgia

Beautiful Shatili is located deep in the Arghuni gorge sitting at around 1,400 metres above sea level, the village is a unique complex of medieval to modern fortresses which look extremely unique - an outstanding part of Georgian heritag. The region was at the top end of a road well into the mountains, but not as dangerous as the road to Tusheti…

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Photographing The Ghost Town of Elizabeth Bay

Following on from my blog posts about Ghost Towns, this is the 5th town to appear on my blog since January 2019.

Though it often seems to be forgotten in the shadow of its ghost town counterpart Kolmanskop (see blog post here) this is Elizabeth Bay…

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Photographing the Abandoned City of Pripyat, Ukraine

This is my fourth installment of my blog posts relating to the Lost Towns of the world. I have decided to look at a trip from the past, Pripyat in Ukraine. I have entitled the series “inhabited”.

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A Guide To Photographing The Lost Town of Kayaköy, Turkey

This is the second blog post from the production of my new series “inhabited” which is due to take around two years to complete. In this series I take you to some of the worlds best Ghost Towns, villages and cities. The first in the series was my blog from Kolmanskop, Namibia.

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A Photography Guide to Cape Town’s Bo-Kaap Neighborhood

These days it is better known as the most Instagrammable place in the country, thanks to its pastel-colored houses and picturesque little side streets…

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Macassar Beach Pavilion

I came across Macassar Beach Pavilion online some months ago when I first came up with the idea of coming to South Africa as the first destination as a “Nomadic Photographer”.

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The Sanatorium Town of Tskaltubo, Georgia

Ten years ago Georgia appeared onto my travel radar for the first time. However, back whilst I was backpacking I never did get round to visiting the place back then…

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