Sometimes it pays to concentrate. Instead of trying to cram in a full tour of Nepal, Jean decided to spend two weeks in one location, the Kathmandu Valley. It's more productive and less stressful than spending days on the road.
Following the scars of the 2015 Nepal earthquake, Jean scrapes back to France just in time to avoid the COVID-19 border closures.
At first we were not keen on visiting Mauritius. But once we got there we discovered lovely people, a riot of colour and exciting food. In the end, it was an experience we would not have missed.
Jean follows his summer photographic excursion to Vallouise with a winter view — something entirely different.
France: Vallouise and the mountain walks
Is it sacrilege to say that wider-angle lenses offer more all-round versatility than the legendary "nifty fifty"? Do you now pick up a wide-angle lens as a matter of course?
Cambodia holds a special alure for Jean and his black-and-white images of Angkor Wat and other temples provide a stunning angle on this fascinating country
Jean takes his elderly Ricoh GR IV digital camera on a trek through the Julian Alps in Slovenia
What is the perfect camera for street photogaphy. Is it the Fuji X100 or the Ricoh GR. Or, even, your smartphone. Mike comes up with an oddball choice but it comes at a price.
An old digital camera, a tiny sensor but plenty good enough for a tour of Le Havre in Normandy. Jean demonstrates that newest isn't always bestest.