The flights have been confirmed, the tourism authority is organising my logistics to travel widely and – all things being as equal as they can be – I’m off on a 10 day shoot to Timor-Leste next week. I’m quite excited about the prospect of shooting a new destination – one largely in its infancy in terms of tourism development. I’ll be the first professional photographer to give it a “tourism makeover’ since it gained independence from Indonesia in 2002, after a 10 year struggle. I’ve followed the country’s fascinating recent history and I’m curious to see for myself the potential of this young country as it looks to diversity and grow its economy. Expect to see some pictures shortly.