Frank Andiver was born in Lucca in 1970, he lives in Val d’Elsa and works in the field of audio-visual and multimedia. He’s a professional photographer and a sound engineer, but also a video maker, a programmer, a drummer and a composer. His biggest passions are trains and he makes trains’ reportages both in Italy and abroad. He loves his land and it’s always looking for new perspectives and trains to be photographed in order to describe a different Tuscany. He works with many institutions connected to transportation industry. His headquarter is the “Zenith Recordings”, its media studio located in the suburbs of Lucca since 1990.
Let’s go together to discover Tuscany… on a train!
Photo 1: Frecciabianca Train running from Rome to Genoa passing in the area of Coltano, in the outskirts of Pisa.
Photo 2: The passage of the train from Castelnuovo to Piazza al Serchio on the viaduct in Pontecosi.
Photo 3: One of the steam “nature trains” passing on the Viaduct Montalceto (Siena area).
Photo 4: This is one of the most successful and important railway photo of Frank, that has become the cover of newspapers and books, taken close to the famous Devil’s Bridge during the transit of the regional train Lucca – Aulla the morning after the snowfall that covered the area of Lucca for a couple of days in December 2009.
Photo 5: A freight train passes near the tower of Calafuria, (Livorno).
Photo 6: A train passes through the outskirts of Pisa at sunset time.
Photo 7: Thanks to a small delay on the schedule, Frank was able to capture the Palermo-Turin train near Pisa airport among the sunflowers just bloomed in the fields of Coltano.
Photo 8: This is one of Frank’s favourite photos, not just because of the presence of the snow but also for the colours at sunset. It was taken from the bus stop in Granaiolo on the train line Florence – Siena.
Here is a gallery with the best photos of Frank Andiver: