Thursday, September 3, 2015

Via dei Cavalletti

Corner building between Borgo dei Cappuccini and Via dei Cavalletti, Livorno
The corner building between Borgo dei Cappuccini and Via dei Cavalletti. On the other side of the street, on the left, we have already seen ‘Corner Balconies’. (Photo taken last June)

See also: Corner Balconies
Search labels: corner

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Rower

A few more minutes of our port in the early morning: for the previous installments please check the links below.
Livorno
Not only ships: at 7:52 AM a brave rower enters the port...
Moby Wonder, IMO 9214367, port of Livorno
Service boat Urgon, port of Livorno
At 7:57 AM we can see the pilot disembarking from the ferry “Moby Wonder ”, arrived just a couple of hours ago and now ready to go back to Sardinia. At 8:01 AM the service boat “Urgon” leaves for the island prison of Gorgona.

Before Dawn - Atlantide II - Mega Andrea - Norwegian Epic - Oceana - Tugs - Island Princess

See also: Moby Wonder - Island Prison - Gorgona - Gorgona's Wine

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Theme Day: Curiosities

Giant spider, Natural History Museum of Mediterranean, Via Roma, Livorno
A giant spider outside the “Museo di storia naturale del Mediterraneo” (Natural History Museum of Mediterranean), in Via Roma.


Monday, August 31, 2015

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Scali delle Cantine, Livorno
A photo of Scali delle Cantine taken from the Fortezza Nuova. I am testing my new camera, a Canon PowerShot SX60 HS, with the zoom at its widest focal length, which should be the equivalent of a 21 mm.
Scali delle Cantine, Livorno
Via Castelli, Livorno
On the left a max zoom (equivalent to a 1365 mm) detail of the above view. At the same focal length, the ladies in the right photo are sitting in front of the house in the middle of the photo below and more than 200 meters away.
Scali del Pontino, Via Castelli, Livorno
A view of Scali del Pontino and Via Castelli, again with the equivalent of a 21 mm.

Three Years of PowerShots - Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

See also: Fortezza Nuova - Scali delle Cantine - Reflected - Pastel Colors - Dogs on the Roof - Two Dogs and a Gull
External links: Canon PowerShot SX60 HS (Wikipedia)

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Island Princess

A few more minutes of our port in the early morning: for the previous installments please check the links below.
Cruise ship Island Princess, IMO 9230402, port of Livorno
At 7:04 AM the 294-meter “Island Princess” is the third cruise ship entering the port in less than an hour.
Cruise ship Island Princess, IMO 9230402, port of Livorno
Tug Fratelli Neri, IMO 9393125, port of Livorno
At 7:13 AM a boat of the “ormeggiatori” (mooring crew) is behind the “Island Princess”. At 7:21 AM the tug “Fratelli Neri” is busy again, this time with the “Eurocargo Genova”.

Before Dawn - Atlantide II - Mega Andrea - Norwegian Epic - Oceana - Tugs - The Rower

See also: Fratelli Neri
External links: MS Island Princess
Search labels: cruise ship - tug

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Via del Lavoro

Madonna, Via del Lavoro, Livorno
A “Madonna” is a representation of Mary, either alone or with her child Jesus. This one is in Via del Lavoro.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Hearts and Tops

A few more “leftovers” from Effetto Venezia 2015, probably the last ones.
Effetto Venezia, Livorno
The same craftsman who makes these wooden hearts ...
Effetto Venezia, Livorno
Effetto Venezia, Livorno
... displays this impressive assortment of spinning tops. 

Effetto Venezia 2015 - Luminarium Miracoco - Playing for Change 2015 - Mangiafuoco

See also: Effetto Venezia
External links: Top (Wikipedia)
Search labels: Effetto Venezia