Embraer Trial Flight to St Helena.
An Embraer ERJ-190-100 with the 'Empress of London City' logo and Union Jack livery lands at St Helena Airport.

Embraer 190 Trial Flight Lands At St Helena Airport

WELCOME EMPRESS OF LONDON CITY | Darrin Henry Everyone expected this to be normal by now, but in November 2016 an aircraft landing on St Helena is still big news, especially today’s arrival of an Embraer passenger jet from Recife, Brazil, and the little wave of optimism it will surely bring. The Trouble With Wind…

A February morning rainbow over the Jamestown anchorage in St Helena.

A Tour of St Helena In 12 Pictures

PHOTOS FROM THE HARD DRIVE | Darrin Henry Right place, right time, applies with photography a lot, especially when we’re out and about on St Helena with the camera. We often end up capturing something unexpected and totally random, simply because we just happened to be there and the light was right. We’ve been more…

Behind the scenes on the Breeze e-magazine photoshoot. Inside the old Elswick gun on Ladder Hill, shooting while trying not to bang our heads or fall off the gun.

Behind The Scenes: Restricted Pictures for Breeze Magazine

Emma-Jay’s Breeze Photoshoot | Darrin Henry Five locations, five styles, one beautiful young St Helenian model, all tied together with a theme – ‘Restricted Photos’ – for our second issue of the ‘Breeze’ e-magazine. The shooting took three days; it involved a vintage car, a historic gun and hiking in make-up. All worth it, the…

Gift ideas for photographers

Five Great Gift Ideas For Photographers

PRESENTS FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS | Darrin Henry Finding a present for photographers can be scary, for a few reasons – camera equipment is expensive, different brands aren’t always compatible and photographers tend to be fussy over what kit they need (or think they need). But here are a few little gift ideas you could consider that…

Guy Fawkes Day celebrated on St Helena, 5 November 2016, finishes with a bonfire in Sandy Bay.

St Helena Guy Thrown Onto Bonfire

Gunpowder, Treason & Plot Remembered On Bonfire Night | Sharon Henry There’s possibly no truer example of St Helena’s ‘Britishness’ than our Guy Fawkes Day and Bonfire Night celebrations.  We always ‘remember, remember the 5th of November’ together with the traditional ‘Penny for the Guy’ ditty.  No different to any town or village you’ll find…