Tag: city

  • Overlooking Stirling

    Overlooking Stirling

    A quick walk up the Ochils that overlook Stirling. Well worth the time spent to get there and rewards the mild effort with great views from the Forth bridges (soon to be a trio) in the east to Ben Lomond in the west. The Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle were built upon “crag and tails” for strategic…

  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery

    Kelvingrove Art Gallery

    You have to hand it to Glasgow City Council, Scottish Government and generous benefactors to have this treasure trove of art open to all, without cost. Museums and galleries can create key moments for visiting children. Such moments can later inspire decisions based on that early childhood visit.

  • A bendy lens on Pacific Quay

    A bendy lens on Pacific Quay

    Another sequence of Pacific Quay on the Clyde, Glasgow this time shot using a very wide 12mm lens. This allows much more dramatic perspective and a fresh approach to anything with height eg. buildings. The first two photographs are reflections I noticed on the BIPP building’s glass windows.              …

  • Finnieston Crane Old And New

    Finnieston Crane Old And New

    On north side of the Clyde stands the old Finnieston crane (errected 1931) which was built to load steam locomotives onto ships during Glasgow’s industrial engineering prime. Glasgow sculptor George Wylie suspended a straw model locomotive from the hammerhead crane during the Glasgow Garden Festival of 1987. Somewhere in my film archive I have a…

  • Glasgow Murals and Buildings

    Glasgow Murals and Buildings

    These photographs were taken on an early Sunday stroll through the city from the east end. Interesting Glasgow murals and buildings and murals on Strathclyde University buildings reflect a nautical history of the Graham Hills buildings.  

  • Pacific Quay Photographs

    Pacific Quay Photographs

    Crikey jings…two posts in one day! This was an early shoot catching sun rising over the arched roof of the Glasgow Science Museum surrounded on three sides by the river Clyde in these Pacific Quay photographs.