As one of the "four elements" water is essential to life and for many of us it defines where and how we can live. Cities and towns have grown up round water, sometimes natural stretches of water and sometimes threaded with canals or artificial lakes and reservoirs. Rivers and canals have been the lifeblood of commerce and communication for as long as there have been people.
But now the waterfronts are more about leisure and pleasure, at least in Europe. This group of images looks at water both as rivers and more particularly canals, with the jarring bleakness of the Red Light District in Amsterdam through the peaceful Edam and Utrecht Canals.
This group of images largely started with my summer vacation in Northern Europe, and I plan on adding new images over time, and retiring others as my portfolio develops.
All of the images are available to purchase. Feel free to drop me a line via the website and I will be delighted to discuss your requirements and come up with a range of options for you.
© Richard Anderson Photography