Paul Cowan

Journalist turned stock and art photographer.
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Towers in the Dafna area of Doha, Qatar, in the evening light in January 2016.
The massive East Window of the priory in Walsingham Abbey ruins, Norfolk, England
A dinner of a Porterhouse (or T-bone) steak, with baked potato filled with mashed parsley potato topped with butter, served with sliced carrots and garnished with parsley
Pan-grilled pepper minute steak served with a salad of fresh leaves, tomato, cucumber and lemon with boiled new potatoes
American-style corned beef closeup, with the slices folded back
Raw boneless beef shank for slow-cooking or pressure cooking
Slices of Spanish omelet or tortilla de patatas on a white plate, garnished with mint leaves
Pont l'eveque cheese with its waxed paper wrapping resting on a board wit a slice cut from it.
A side dish of swiss chard cooked in olive oil with garlic and chili flakes and then tossed in lemon juice, with raw ingredients
The rapidly expanding park area in Central Doha, Qatar, where the desert is being turned green as part of a massive city redevelopment programme.
British Lincolnshire pork sausages cooked on a white plate
Making lamb kofta barbecue skewers on a wooden board
DOHA, QATAR - OCTOBER 23, 2017: Mounted police patrol the main thoroughfare of Souq Waqif market in Qatar, Arabia.
Marlin steak cooked on a plate with tomato salsa, lemon and parsley seen from the side
Playwright William Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.
Carving the festive turkey in the recommended way, with the leg removed.
Pieces of grilled chicken served with penne pasta in a broccoli, capsicum and garlic cheese sauce, garnished with parsley.
A traditional British stew, topped with parsley dumplings and garnished with rosemary.
A winemaker's hydrometer for measuring the specific gravity of the must to determine its strength and the progress of fermentation
Four striploin steaks (also known as delmonico steak, Kansas City strip steak, shell steak, new york steak and porterhouse steak in various societies) on a white background
Raw beef kidney, also called ox kidney, over a white background.
Roast lamb kuzu tandir, served with bulgur pilaf and a tossed Turkish salad, all mainstays of Ottoman cuisine
DOHA, QATAR - April 7, 2018: A traditional sailing dhow, complete with mast, moored  in the Museum Lagoon in Doha, Qatar
View from above of a head of garlic over a white background with a light shadow.
An oxtail, cut into segments and presented on a supermarket-style polystyrene tray
An opened red heart-shaped box of luxury chocolates
DOHA, QATAR - May 6, 2018: A traditional wooden dhow sails in front of some of Qatar's skyscrapers in Doha Bay. Film photo with grain.
Colourful textiles on show at one of the shops in Souq Waqif market, Doha, Qatar
A slice of lasagne verde (spinach lasagna) on a plate with a fork, seen closeup
Dittrichia viscosa, false yellowhead, woody fleabane or  sticky fleabane beside a road in Crete, Greece. It is a common late-flowering herb
Shakshouka, a popular Middle Eastern dish originating in Tunisia, made of onion, tomato, capsicum, garlic and eggs fried together with the egg added last.
Grilled marinaded and herbed chicken breasts on a white plate.
Coffee, Arabian high-value bank notes, stuffed dates and worry beads - the essentials for doing business in the arab world
A spatchcocked chicken rubbed with herbs, lemon and oil, ready for the oven
An assortment of forest fruits, rasperries, blueberries and blackberries
Boneless beef shank in a butcher's tray
Close-up view of devilled (spicy) lambs' kidneys, in a brown sauce with chopped fresh parsley, an old-fashioned British breakfast dish.
A bowl of devilled (spicy) lambs' kidneys, in a brown sauce with chopped fresh parsley, an old-fashioned British breakfast dish.
Banana Island, Doha - March 14, 2018: Sunseekers enjoy a break on Qatar's luxury Banana Island resort.
DOHA, QATAR - January 31, 2016: HDR version of a  view of Qatar's towers from Doha Bay, with visible logos.
Aphids on the stem of a chilli pepper plant seedling.
A beef striploin steak, isolated on white.
DOHA, QATAR - JULY 6, 2017: Flags and bunting with the image of  Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim in the capital's Souq Waqif demonstrate  unity during the diplomatic crisis with neighbouring Arab states
Mid-east style barbecue chicken. Originally an Egyptian dish but now very popular in Israel and other parts of the Middle East, the chicken is marinaded in lemon and spices and served
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, ENGLAND - August 6, 2018: Tudor style buiildings in the High Street at Stratford, Shakespeare's home town.
Two pork loin chops in a plastic butcher's tray
A turkey basted with oil and herbs and roasted in the oven, served with boiled brussels sprouts and baked glazed sweet potato chunks.
A plate of Fettuccine all'Alfredo, pasta in a butter, cream and parmesan sauce, garnished with a sprig of basil and sprinkled with grated cheese
DOHA, QATAR - JULY 6, 2017: Mounted police pass under bunting expressing loyalty to Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad in Doha's Souq Waqif market during the diplomatic crisis with neighbouring states
DOHA, QATAR -jANUARY 31, 2016: A view of the towers looming over Doha Bay.
Colchicum autumnale, the autumn crocus (though not a genuine crocus) also known as naked ladies, flowering in October on Crete, Greece
Yes, this is the flag of the glorious nation of Kazakhstan.
View of a boned leg of lamb in a butcher's net
DOHA, QATAR - FEBRUARY 17, 2016: The high-rise district of Doha, seen from the recently completed Hotel Park, with and artificial hill in the foreground.
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, ENGLAND - August 6, 2018: The Tudor-style 17th Century Mercure Shakespeare Hotel in Chapel Street, Stratford-upon-Avon.
HOLT, NORFOLK, ENGLAND - AUGUST 9, 2017: A restored locomotive working the North Norfolk railway line.
A side dish of swiss chard cooked in olive oil with garlic and chili flakes and then tossed in lemon juice, with raw ingredients
DOHA, QATAR - January 31, 2016: The setting sun reflects of one of the towers in Doha's high-rise commercial district
Honey-glazed roasted parsnips, a traditional part of an English Christmas dinner on a plate with a serving spoon and a parsley garnish
A cheeseboard, Danish blue to the front, with a selection of gourmet cheeses
Traditional Cuban chicken drumsticks in black bean and tomato sauce, served with brown rice.
A small sextant on a 100-year-old map showing shoals and sandbanks close to shore. Symbolising dealing with hazards
DOHA, Qatar - March 14, 2018: Beach chairs and umbrellas waiting for visitors at Qatar's luxury Banana Island resort
A white-sand beach on Fregate Island, an ultra-exclusive Indian Ocean resort in the Seychelles.
A pile of mixed "black" and golden raisins over a white background with a light shadow
DOHA, QATAR - JULY 6, 2017: National flags  with images of Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim strung across the ceiling the  in Souq Waqif market during the crisis between Qatar and neighbouring Arab states
Selective focus view of colourfu rolls of felt
AL BIDDA PARK, DOHA, QATAR - March 28, 2018: A view across the newly opened park in the centre of Qatar's capital.
DOHA, QATAR - FEBRUARY 5, 2018: Giant images of Emir Tamim  al-Thani adorn skyscrapers in the Qatari capital . On Feb 2 the Defence Minister said the UAE and Saudi Arabia had planned to invade in 2017
DOHA, QATAR - JULY 26, 2017: Commercial Bank of Qatar's skyscraper shows support for Emir, Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, during the crisis between the emirate and neighbouring states.
DOHA, QATAR - April 15, 2018: Small fishing boats flying qatari flags in the harbour with towers behind. Shows of loyalty have increased since Qatar was put under economic siege by its Arab neighbours
GORLESTON, NORFOLK,  ENGLAND - March 2019: Seajacks Scylla wind turbine installation vessel moored in Great Yarmouth Outer Harbour, i n Norfolk, England
A rack with water-skiing boards and lifejackets.
Trays of all kinds of Greek breads and pastries on display at a traditional bakery in Rethymno, Crete
An extreme closeup view of the flowers on the black lace cultivar of the elder.
Sea defences between Gorleston and Hopton on the coast of Norfolk, England, with Gorleston beach and town in the distance
A dinner of fish and chips (or french fries) served with a salad of garden-fresh lettuce, rocket and tomato and a piece of lemon
Fire Mask - Wooden Mask from Sri Lanka   Sri Lankan traditional Fire Devil mask. The Fire Devil, Gini Raksha, is supposed to subdue enemies and bring friendship and harmony.
Lamb shoulder with herbs, red wine and vegetables in a casserole bowl, ready for braising.
A pleasure dhow sailing in Doha Bay, Qatar, under the shadow of the city's huge towers, January 2016
DOHA, QATAR - May 2018: Line-up of dhows in front of the towers lining Doha Bay, Qatar.
Spaghetti al pomodoro, one of the simplest Italian rustic dishes with the pasta tossed in a sauce of tomato, basil, garlic and a little sugar and oil.
Greek chickpea soup (revithia soupa) garnished with parsley. It's made with olive oil, onion, water, oregano, garlic, bay leaf, lemon juice, flour and seasonings
AL BIDDA PARK, DOHA, QATAR - March 28, 2018: A view of barbecue stations in the newly opened park in the centre of Qatar's capital.
A view of Tenby bay, in West Wales, UK, shot on Velvia slide film in 2015
DOHA, QATAR - JULY 6, 2017: Mounted police continue their leisurely patrols of the capital's Souq Waqif market during the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and neighbouring Arab states
kidney soup served with croutons and parsley sprigs
Traditional Sri Lankan earthenware pottery
A wedge of Roquefort Marival soft blue French cheese
SANDRINGHAM HOUSE, NORFOLK, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10, 2017: A view of the house and grounds at Queen Elizabeth II's Sandringham Estate.
DOHA, QATAR - NOVEMBER 4, 2017:  View over Doha Bay. The Emir's image is plastered over a tower on the left because of the GCC crisis.
DOHA, QATAR - JULY 6, 2017: Flags and bunting show loyalty to Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad in the capital's Souq Waqif market during the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and neighbouring states
Egyptian foul medammes, a staple of the country's diet, made from fava (broad) beans, tomato, onion, garlic,
Meatballs with pine nuts in a spicy tomato sauce, a Syrian, Lebanese and Turkish speciality, sereved with rice in the traditional way
DOHA, QATAR - APRIL 9, 2017: The Centre for the Propagation of Islam with its spiral minaret and a full Moon at sunset.
DOHA, QATAR - April 16, 2018:  A traditional dhow anchored  in Doha Bay in front of the city's skyscrapers.
DOHA, QATAR - May 2018: visitors throng a popular coffee shop in Souq Waqif, the main tourist bazaar in the Qatari capital
Plakias Bay and its beach on the south coast of the Greek island of Crete
DOHA, QATAR - July 15, 2017: The Emiri Diwan palace in central Doha. Sheikh Tamim, Qatar's Emir, met the foreign minister of France, in the Qatari capital today to discuss the GCC crisis.
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, ENGLAND - August 6, 2018: The Jester, a sculpture by James Butler RA, depicting the Fool in Shakespeare's plays, particularly Touchstone, in As You Like It
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