Prompted by some dialogue on Twitter, I paid a visit to George Plunkett’s excellent archive of images of Norwich. Having failed to locate what I was looking for, I lost myself for half an hour browsing through this wonderful, excellently catalogued resource. I came across the image of the the coal yard of Norwich’s VictoriaContinue reading “Comparing changing Norwich: Brazengate – Coal depot to supermarket and more”
The gothic revival style of the chapel of Notre Dame School in Norwich is well-suited to the sombre light. For photographers, I’m using a Fujifilm X-Pro 2 coupled with one of my old favourite lenses, the Olypmus Zuiko 55mm f1.2 . The settings were ISO800 lens at f2 shutter at 1/4700. The RAW (RAF) fileContinue reading “Chapel, Norwich. March 4th 2018”
Used in the past by fishermen to protect and lengthen the life by boiling their nets in a tarry concoction, this structure is one of many oddities that are dotted around this unique landscape.
This splendid head guards a doorway in the delightful and exquisitely restored centre of Scicli in the Val di Noto.
Baroque embellishments like this are abundant in the towns of the Val di Noto. Created in the urban regeneration following the catastrophic earthquake of 1693 thet are remarkable for their quality, craftsmanship and variety.