This is the story of the very long drive from Amsterdam to China, through Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan and crossing over the Torugart Pass at an elevation of 3752 m into China and then the return trip from China from the Horgas pass into Kazakhstan, long drive across the Kazakhstan steppes, then across Russia to the Ukraine and then back into Europe.
Ivan McLellan entered Professional Photography by buying in 1962 a Photo Studio in Pukekohe called Thorpe Studios from the previous owner Elgar Hinton who was a Past President and Life Member of the Professional Photographers Association. He joined the NZPPA in 1965, became secretary of the Auckland region in 1966-69 Chairman of the Auckland region in 1964, was aware of how little he knew of Professional Photography so started running education courses for people in the same situation by bringing in to a central area Fellows of the Association. Was elected to the position of Education Chairman for the NZPPA in 1968 and started bringing in speakers from America to improve the standard of wedding and portrait photography in New Zealand. Was one of the first wedding and portrait photographers in New Zealand to switch to full colour and with the New Zealand labs.....
My Favourate Pictures Published January 24, 2015
A Sunday Drive To China 2012 Published January 01, 2014
A Sunday Drive Thro China 2012 Published August 29, 2013
Italy .. France .. Spain : 2011 Published December 29, 2012
This island of Ireland : 2011 Published February 15, 2012
The United Kingdom tour : 2011 Published February 15, 2012
SWITZERLAND : 2011 Published February 15, 2012
Thru the Balkans : 2010 Published January 19, 2011