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) file was developed using Apple Photos developer.
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.
Norwich Union‘s twin buildings in the centre of the city, probably seen at their best in this late evening light, though there’s no escaping those brutal lines and bland glazed finish. click here for an alternative view.
A recent image taken on holiday in Amalfi. This is Ravello viewed from the sea, with Gore Vidal’s former home ‘La Rondinaia’ prominent to the right and just above the centre of the photograph. To the left of this you can make out the row of busts that line the belvedere of the Villa Cimbrone. The village in the centre at sea level is Castiglione and the buildings at the extreme left are in Atrani.
A stylised photograph of one on the stylised bronze lions that stand guard at the entrance to the City Hall of Norwich, a highly regarded example of 1930’s civic architecture. It houses the office of the city council, where the Labour Party currently holds the balance of power. The city council has the largest number of Green Party councillors of any council in England.