On the Edge — Lens-Artists Challenge #269

Hi all ๐Ÿ˜ƒ My entry for this week's challenge, hosted by Patti. These first shots were inspired by Patti's capture of the Scott Monument. Edinburgh Castle perched on the edge of a volcanic plug. Edinburgh CastleEdinburgh Castle Next is a busy bee working it's way around the edge of an allium flower head. Honey Bee … Continue reading On the Edge — Lens-Artists Challenge #269

Floral Clock — Photographing Public Art

Hi, all ๐Ÿ‘‹ My latest post for Natalie's #PPAC. This Floral Clock is a large-scale, decorative timepiece in Edinburgh. It can be found by the stairs leading down in to West Princes Street Gardens & has been created from flowers since 1903. I took the shots below at different times & you can see that … Continue reading Floral Clock — Photographing Public Art

In The Gardens — Pull Up a Seat Wk #38

Hi all ๐Ÿ˜ƒ My entry for Xingfumamas Pull Up a Seat Challenge. This bench sits by the lower path in the Western Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh. Bench in Princes Street Gardens This wee guy I've featured before, sits across from the bench ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Andy Scott Baby Elephant Sculpture

Elephant Sculpture — Monday Portrait Sep 11

This is a fun challenge not hosted by anyone, so if you want to join in, just post a photo. This is one of Andy Scott's Sculptures & can be found in Prices Street Gardens, Edinburgh. Andy Scott is a world renowned sculptor based in LA. One of his most notable pieces is the Kelpies, … Continue reading Elephant Sculpture — Monday Portrait Sep 11

Blue Skies, Cirrus & Saltires — Weekend Sky #114

Hi all ๐Ÿ˜ƒ My latest entry for Hammad's Weekend Sky Challenge. This shot was taken last week whilst waiting for the Pro-Independence March to set off in Edinburgh. Pro-Independence March gathering in Edinburgh

It’s Great to Often Look Up

Hi all ๐Ÿ˜ƒ My entry for Debbie's Six Word Saturday. While waiting for the Pro-Independence March gathering last week, my wife & I decided to get a coffee at a wee cafe off the Royal Mile called Hideout Cafe. The stonework of the surrounding buildings was set off perfectly by the clear blue sky & … Continue reading It’s Great to Often Look Up

Simple Colouring — Lens-Artists Challenge #265

Hi all ๐Ÿ˜ƒ My entry for this week's challenge, set by Anne of Slow Shutter Speed. I edited this shot of Old Edinburgh in black & white to bring out the silhouettes of the buildings more. The original shot is fine in itself, but the black & white edit makes it more interesting & draws … Continue reading Simple Colouring — Lens-Artists Challenge #265

Wordless Wednesday Sep 06

Princes Street Gardens & Scott Monument

Scottish Parliament Building — Fan Of… #220

Hi all ๐Ÿ˜ Feel free to join in this weekly challenge whenever you find yourself thinking, "I'm a fan ofโ€ฆ" (see below for how-to). This week's Fan Of... Is the #ScottishParliamentBuilding. These shots were taken whilst on a Pro-Independence march through our nation's capital, #Edinburgh, that ended at the Scottish Parliament. This is also my … Continue reading Scottish Parliament Building — Fan Of… #220