The 'Sneinton Dragon' by Robert Stubley. 2009

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Comments (12)

ღ Melody on June 5, 2009

Nicely seen ;*) delightful photo geomanncer.

Greetings, ღ M.

geomanncer on June 6, 2009

Hi Melody, Thanks for the visit & comment. Yes, and we owe that to a local artist who makes ornamental iron/steel gates and other gear..

Mark Walker on June 10, 2009

Nice shot.

You have a great collection of local pictures.


More of my pictures HERE

geomanncer on June 10, 2009

Hi Mark, Thanks for another visit. Yes, I try to show that there is more to Nottingham than the Robin Hood legend.

The guy who made the dragon lives in Sneinton, so he's a 'local hero' in my eyes.

Mark Walker on June 10, 2009

Used to pass it quite a lot a few years ago, never thought to stop and take a picture!


geomanncer on June 11, 2009

I saw the dragon for the 1st time last year during Summer, but when I saw it with the trees in blossom I couldn't resist another go.

Mark Walker on June 11, 2009

Te Blossom does set it off well.

geomanncer on June 12, 2009

Hi Mark, Yes, it makes him look an absolute pansy!! (but then it could be a female dragon). Some men refer to their wives as 'the dragon'.

TonyWalker Studio4t1 on August 30, 2009

Great photo geomanncer.

geomanncer on August 31, 2009

Hi studio4t1,

Thanks for the visit and comment.

wrighty29 on October 21, 2009

Irony = authorities making the artist take down the gragon on his gate and then paying him to do one for them............:-) Great shot!!

geomanncer on October 23, 2009

To wrighty29, I think I may have overstated the case. Having gone into his website, it may not have been the case. Either way, it's worth about £8 to 10k.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 20, 2009
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    by geomanncer
    • Camera: Samsung Techwin <Digimax V700 / Kenox V10 / Digimax V10 >
    • Taken on 2009/04/19 13:31:26
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 18.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash