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In which Gary visits a park which has a great a viewpoint over Glasgow. Using his new camera he gets a photo of a slice of the city in the setting sun.
Pollok Country Park – on a cold, misty afternoon – yields a tree silhouetted against the fading colours in the twilight sky. Continue reading
This residential block at Cowcaddens Road and Port Dundas Road, near where I work, is known as “The Matrix”. I had spotted that at lunchtime the sun illuminates the south-facing main side of this apartment block quite nicely, bringing out the colour in the various panels.
In which Gary makes a detour to visit some newly turned on Christmas lights instead of going straight home from work.
The new Sony advert, which was filmed earlier this year in Glasgow, was finally due to be broadcast for the first time earlier tonight.
I read somewhere that one of the reasons Glasgow was picked was due to the large amount of green spaces (parks, playing fields, etc) for which the city is renowned. We’re not referred to as the Dear Green Place for nothing. You’ll see from early scenes of the advert that there’s still a fair degree of truth in this, even in this day and age.
I managed to leave work an hour earlier today, and did the usual rush-home-grab-camera-gear-jump-in-car-and-rush-over routine. But as I turned the corner which brought the high-rise into view in the distance…
I was busy at work today – we have a supplier installing a new system and I’ve to become involved with supporting it once they depart – and didn’t get to leave until just before 6pm. I had to rush home to grab my gear and then jump in the car and drive straight over. Fortunately, they waited on me.