Godrevy Surf Photography

Godrevy Surf Photography   Surf photography from a wonderful sunny Sunday afternoon on Godrevy beach, south west Cornwall.         Copyright Alexander Maxwell 2016  

Gothic Ruin and Ruskin

Gothic   Reading John Ruskin’s book ‘On Art and Life’ had a profound effect on my life. His description of the Gothic architecture can just as easily be inserted to describe a wise man or women, able to evolve within their surroundings. Below is a paragraph from ‘On Art and Life’ about ‘Changeability in Gothic […]

Atlantic Sunset

Atlantic Sunset   Time paints with an artistic touch delicate lines of the masters brush gentle colours seep through the view washing everything before – anew.     I sat and watched as the dome before me was painted in an array of stunning colours, not in a gallery of still life but a motion […]

November Sunrise

November Sunrise   ‘Every dawn is a new day to a wise man’     Look to this day! For it is life, the very life of life In its brief course Lie all the verities and realities of your existence: The bliss of growth The glory of action The splendour of beauty For yesterday […]


Nature   “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau     Nature has a special place in my heart instilled in me from the early days of exploring with Freeway. It is both peaceful and fascinating; no matter how many occasions I walk along the same […]


Surfing Pictures Sennen   ‘My father and my uncle just threw me into the water from an outrigger canoe, I had to swim or else.’ Duke Kahanmoku     I love surfing and the ocean, the thrill of it and the peace it offers me. Duke Kahanamoku is known as the father of modern surfing. […]