Monastery Gate, Fiesole

Monastery Gate, Fiesole

Gate into a monastery courtyard in Fiesole, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

Windows, Ponte Vecchio

Windows, Ponte Vecchio

Fabulous shuttered windows of the shops on the Ponte Vecchio, Florence. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

She Waits

She Waits

A woman waits for someone beneath the wonderful arched walkway along the Arno River behind the Uffizzi, Florence, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

Out of the Dark, Into the Light

Out of the Dark, Into the Light

The late afternoon light catches this fountain at a low angle giving the starkly contrasting image. I love the way the light is also catching the water droplets. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

David

David

I’m sure he needs no introduction but for the search engines may I present Michelangelo’s Davide. Not the real in the Accademia, mind you, this one is one of the copies standing elsewhere in Florence. He really is quite breathtaking. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

Duomo Detail

Duomo Detail

Close up details of the wonderful Santa Maria dei Fiori, otherwise known simple as Il Duomo, in Florence, Italy. This was taken from the campanile. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

Picture Postcard Venice

Picture Postcard Venice

The classic view of Venice's Grand Canal. This is taken from the Accademia Bridge looking towards the Dogana (Customs) and Santa Maria della Salute. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Trastevere Door

Trastevere Door

Bohemian Trastevere, Rome. A great place to find lots of creative people. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

Guarding Santa Croce

Guarding Santa Croce

The beautiful church of Santa Croce, Florence, Italy. Buried here within are such luminaries as Michaelangelo and Galileo. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

I Heart Venice

I Heart Venice

I do, I really do heart Venice. The shutter of our hotel room in my favourite city, Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Iconic Venice

Iconic Venice

Just two of quite a number of iconic venetian symbols: the campanile and one of the replica bronze horses. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle

Well, a bit of Edinburgh Castle anyway! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Gondolas at Dusk

Gondolas at Dusk

My contribution to the endless stream of this classic Venice shot! The sky was looking particularly spiffy this evening I thought! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Back in a Sec

Back in a Sec

Outside a bar in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy. Obviously the owner was loathe to waste his nicotine fix while he nipped inside for his caffeine fix! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Chit Chat

Chit Chat

Love these horses in the Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy. My friend and watercolour artist, Maggie Chiara Cowling first painted them about eleven years ago calling the piece “Gossiping”. I am proud owner of said painting and ever since I have tried to capture my own version of this happy pair. I think I might have finally caught the same sense of fun I saw in Maggie’s version. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Blue Sky, Vicenza

Blue Sky, Vicenza

The symbol of the Venetian Republic in the Piazza dei Signori, Vicenza, Italy, against a brilliant blue winter sky. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Beautifully Decrepit

Beautifully Decrepit

Lovely late afternoon golden glow on a gorgeously crumbly wall. Zattere, Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Misty Day on Lake Zurich

Misty Day on Lake Zurich

Boats wrapped up for the duration on a cold and misty day on Lake Zurich in autumn. Zurich, Switzerland. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

A Sunny Day in Salzburg

A Sunny Day in Salzburg

Salzburg really is the most beautiful town. Gloriously green and tranquil, surrounded by the beautiful Alps and just stunning in either bright sunshine or grey mist. This lake and building is the location where they filmed the exterior shots of the von Trapp family house for the Sound of Music. This will be my last Sound of Music reference, I promise. Did I mention that I also visited Mozart’s house? I did. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Autumn View of the Alps

Autumn View of the Alps

Looking toward the Alps from the outskirts of Salzburg. This is the mountain the von Trapps supposedly climbed to escape the Nazis. In reality, had they gone this way they would have found smack bang in Hitler’s summer residence. Once again, just saying, I did also visit Mozart’s house. Really. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Autumn Sun, Salzburg

Autumn Sun, Salzburg

A beautiful sunny autumn day in Salzburg, Austria. This row of trees is in the glorious gardens of Mirabell Palace. Could have been another location used in the Sound of Music, I really wouldn’t know. No, really, I wouldn’t. Ok, yes it was. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Rooftop Window, St Stephen's

Rooftop Window, St Stephen's

Another section of the wonderful roof of St Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

St Stephan's Rooftop

St Stephan's Rooftop

I couldn’t decide which way up I liked the pattern of the spectacular rooftop of St Stephen’s, Vienna. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Window, Stephansdom

Window, Stephansdom

The fabulous rooftop of St Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags by clicking the link.

Brass Rubbing

Brass Rubbing

The brass relief door of the Duomo in Milan. There is always one spot on any brass door or sculpture that is rubbed to a high polish from all the people drawn to touch it. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Only A Mother Could Love

Only A Mother Could Love

A face only a mother could love as the saying goes. A handsome gargoyle from Milan's Duomo. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags by clicking the link.

Fishy Roman

Fishy Roman

Part of the fountain which sits in the middle of the Piazza which contains the Pantheon in Rome. It was a particularly stormy day this day but the sun broke through for a short time when some particularly black and torrential clouds parted. Hence this wonderful light. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Colosseum Flagstones

Colosseum Flagstones

The wonderful large flagstones of the Colosseum in Rome. I liked the angle the light hit them as it streamed in from the arena, it highlighted the beautiful textures. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Colosseum Wall

Colosseum Wall

Centuries of graffiti scratched into a wall of the Colosseum in Rome created a richly textured surface. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Columns of St Peter's

Columns of St Peter's

How does one resist the wonderful repeating patterns of St Peter’s Colonnade in Rome. Well, as you can see I’ve never been able to. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Curvature

Curvature

The dome of Sant’Agnese in Agone in Piazza Navona in Rome. The combination of the curves with the vertical and horizontal patterns attracted me. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Pantheon Columns

Pantheon Columns

My all time favourite Roman building is the Pantheon. This is an attempt at a re-shoot of a photo I took almost 20 years ago on film. These columns are just of epic proportions and I love them. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Post No Bills

Post No Bills

Spotted in Rome. I love a wall with interesting texture. I'm sensing a theme. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

The Oculus

The Oculus

The oculus of the wonderful Pantheon in Rome, by far my favourite building. It is truly spectacular. Much photographed, I know, and this is but one of many, many taken of this amazing roof but I did have to have my go too! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

When Petronella Went To Rome

When Petronella Went To Rome

Apparently Petronella was at the Colosseum in Rome in 1958. Good for her! Wonder what she’s up to now? Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags by clicking the link.

Marble & Brick

Marble & Brick

Detail of a wall on the Palatine Hill, Rome. Following my apparent theme of walls with delicious textures. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Fisheye View of the Pantheon

Fisheye View of the Pantheon

This fishy guy forms part of the fountain in the centre on the piazza which contains the gorgeous Pantheon in Rome. He has a great view of my favourite roman building. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Winter In Paris

Winter In Paris

In the Tuileries Garden looking back towards the Louvre, Paris. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags by clicking the link.

Venetian Street Light

Venetian Street Light

I love these beautiful venetian street lights especially the lovely pink glass. Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

We're Off!

We're Off!

This is behind the Rialto fish market where the gulls all hang around waiting for discarded fish heads and guts and other yummies! Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags by clicking the link.

Tuscan Undies

Tuscan Undies

This is the rest of the view from the hotel room in Florence, Italy. Undies out drying directly below Brunelleschi’s dome and Giotto’s campanile. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards by clicking the link.

Where's Witchy-poo?

Where's Witchy-poo?

Spotted this scene in San Michele cemetary, Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags by clicking the link.

Top of the World

Top of the World

View of the top of Brunelleschi’s dome in Florence, Italy. This one was taken from the roof of the Giotto’s campanile. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Things Are Looking Up

Things Are Looking Up

I’m sure it needs no explanation but for the search engines it’s the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Venetian View

Venetian View

You should be able to see across to San Giorgio in the background here but for the thick fog! Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Around the Corner

Around the Corner

The textures and colours of the canals of Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Santa Maria della Salute

Santa Maria della Salute

Not the usual view of this monumental Venetian church. This shot is an old one taken on actual film! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Sacre Coeur, Paris

Sacre Coeur, Paris

The amazing wedding cake creation on top of Montmartre, Paris. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Rest Stop

Rest Stop

One of the regular sized seagulls glowing in the late afternoon light with the San Giorgio bell tower in the background. Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Quadri

Quadri

Saw this scene at the Rialto Market, Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Passing By

Passing By

This was a fab spot for some atmospheric and very venetian pics. It was just around the corner from La Fenice. Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Pedal Power

Pedal Power

A rather typical street scene in Florence, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Palazzo Ducale

Palazzo Ducale

The glorious columns of the Doge’s Palace, Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards by clicking the link.

Palazzo Contarini Detail

Palazzo Contarini Detail

This is the Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo , a quite extraordinary building in Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags by clicking the link.

Hesitant

Hesitant

A little girl hovering under one of Venice’s many gorgeous sottoportegos. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Holy Wall

Holy Wall

This wall was just near the vaparetto stop of San Marcuola, Venice Italy. Couldn’t possibly resist photographing it. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Early Morning Shadows

Early Morning Shadows

The stunning Glasgow Necropolis in the early morning light. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Grand Exit

Grand Exit

A couple passes out through the castle gates after their visit, Edinburgh, Scotland. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

A Fine Profile

A Fine Profile

I absolutely love these huge gulls! This one was shot in Venice, Italy on a very cold foggy day and but for the fog one would normally be able to see San Giorgio in the background. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral

The stunning Glasgow Cathedral. Another on my list of favourite churches. For an athiest it is turning into quite a long list. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Evening Stroll on the Royal Mile

Evening Stroll on the Royal Mile

The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland. That’s St Giles glowing in the background. I love seeing the red phone boxes. Wish we’d saved ours here in Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Don't Look Now

Don't Look Now

This was a fab spot for some atmospheric and very venetian pics. It was just around the corner from La Fenice, Venice, Italy. The title refers to the 1973 thriller of the same name. This shot reminds me a little of the spooky atmosphere created in that film. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Diaghilev Tribute

Diaghilev Tribute

Sergei Diaghilev, founder of the Ballet Russe, is buried in San Michele cemetary in Venice, Italy and even 80 odd years after his death people still leave tributes to him on his headstone. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Coming in for a Landing

Coming in for a Landing

These fabulous enormous gulls could entertain me for hours! Here they are stitting on one of Venice’s gorgeously big round chimneys. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Columns, Procuratie Nuove

Columns, Procuratie Nuove

If you’re standing with your back to St Mark’s the Procuratie Nuove are on your left. Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags by clicking the link.

Before & After

Before & After

Isn’t terrible when your neighbours let the side down! Burano, Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Art Lover

Art Lover

This sculpture was part of an exhibition at the newish Center of Contemporary Art on the Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

And Away We Go

And Away We Go

These wonderful gulls entertained me for hours. I particularly love his dangling legs here. Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

A Small Corner of Venice

A Small Corner of Venice

This little view is in the San Marco area not too far from the Palazzo Ducale and the Bridge of Sighs. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Abbey View, Scotland

Abbey View, Scotland

Here you get to see the beautiful pink stone of Dryburgh Abbey as well as the incredible lush green of the land. Even the deciduous trees were green as they were dripping with lichen! For an Australian who has just lived through a decade of drought it was incredibly beautiful. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

A Whole Lot of Green

A Whole Lot of Green

A whole lotta bright green! Bold and beautiful on Burano! Venice Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

A Moody Dryburgh

A Moody Dryburgh

Dryburgh Abbey is located down in the Borders region of Scotland and dates fron the 12th century. It is the burial of Sir Walter Scott and is just the most lush and beautiful place to be. Here she is looking a bit moody just like this Dryburgh, T. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

A Corner of San Barnaba

A Corner of San Barnaba

A little corner of the Chiesa di San Barnaba, situated, strangley enough, in the Campo San Barnaba, Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

A Foggy Day in Venice

A Foggy Day in Venice

The first three days we had in Venice we were blanketed by this thick fog. We were told it had been this way for the previous two weeks solid. Gorgeously atmospheric as it was I was very glad when lifted! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Bronze Horse

Bronze Horse

One of the replica bronze horses on the balcony of Basilica San Marco, Venice. The originals now reside inside, protected from the elements. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Colonnade, St Peter's

Colonnade, St Peter's

Peaking through the colonnade at St Peter’s, Rome. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Door, Castelvecchio, Verona

Door, Castelvecchio, Verona

One of the wonderful old wooden doors inside the Castelvecchio, Verona. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Castelvecchio, Verona Triptych

Castelvecchio, Verona Triptych

A study of some of the nooks and crannies of the Castelvecchio, Verona. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Curves

Curves

Steps, steps and more steps. Venice is not the best place to be for those hip or knee problems! I really liked the sweeping curve of these ones in the Dorsoduro area of Venice, Italy. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Colours of Burano

Colours of Burano

The wonderfully colourful houses on the island of Burano, Venice. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.