Matthew Atkin photographs fishing boats and communities in the Mumbai area

My brother Matt has kindly sent over some more of his photos of boats from around the world – this time, from the Mumbai area of India. The shots above are from Haji Ali. The famous island mosque is visible a mile or two in the distance, but near the land-side shore, the foreground reveals what seems … Continue reading Matthew Atkin photographs fishing boats and communities in the Mumbai area

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Matthew Atkin photographs Faversham

My globe trotting photographing brother Matthew Atkin usually sends collections of photos from exotic locations, but late last week he was staying in the old port of Faversham, and took a series of early morning photos that included competitors gathering for the weekend’s Swale Match. I think he was particularly struck by the sight of sailing barge Repertor … Continue reading Matthew Atkin photographs Faversham

Matthew Atkin photographs Mumbai’s fishing port Sassoon Dock

In his quest for interesting boats to photograph for in the boat shed, my brother Matthew Atkin has seen some sights, but probably none have been as overwhelming as Sassoon Dock. Here’s what he says: ‘Sassoon Dock – as you can probably tell – really blew me away. The stench was terrible and the heat … Continue reading Matthew Atkin photographs Mumbai’s fishing port Sassoon Dock