Away Days

An away day with the Pansies taking the short trip from the Theatre of Dreams Glenesk Park to take on neighbours Lochee Harp who are playing their home matches in Dundee’s very own La Bombonera Downfield Park while the new Beechwood Park is being built. Only goal difference separates the two sides going into this fixture but Violet have been in good form away from … Continue reading Away Days

Stumble Bumble

If I’d known then what I know now I’d have gotten all the bees in the image. This is a plaque on the bottom of the Ferdinando I statue in the piazza Santissima Annunziata, Florence. The circle of bees facing the queen represent the industrious Florentines ruled by the grand duke. Apparently local legend says it’s impossible to count the bees using only your eyes, … Continue reading Stumble Bumble

Stadio Artemio Franchi, Florence

Back to Florence for a wee walk around the Viola’s stadium you can see the name above, three photos stitched together. When it was first opened it was named after a Florentine fascist Giovanni Berta although it was also nicknamed “Comunale” Opened in 1931 construction was completed in 1932 the architect Pier Luigi Nervi was also the man behind the Paul VI Audience Hall at … Continue reading Stadio Artemio Franchi, Florence

The Moving Image

Absolutely love this software, amazing how different a simple photograph looks when one part of the picture is moving. These are old ones above is Broughty Ferry looking towards Dundee. The usual rules apply when viewing these, if you’re on a PC then right click on the video and select loop for the best viewing. Above a train pulls away from Dundee station and below … Continue reading The Moving Image

Just kicking down the cobblestones…

Piazza del Duomo A few weeks back I had been reading up on some photographers and ended up going through loads of photographs taken by Gianni Berengo Gardin. In one interview I read that he said something along the lines of shoot everything with a wide angle, so I decided to take only one lens. An old rabbit eared 28mm slapped on the Nikon, at … Continue reading Just kicking down the cobblestones…