Falkirk Wheel — Fan Of… #113

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This week’s Fan Ofโ€ฆ is the Falkirk Wheel. The Falkirk Wheel (โ˜œ click here for more info) is a rotating boat lift that moves canal boats up & down between the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals.

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A Different View of The Kelpies — Fan Of… #112

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This week’s Fan Ofโ€ฆ is the Kelpies as seen by Lensy.

This Fan Of... post follows on from last weeks Fan Of… #111 about The Kelpies (โ˜œ click here for more info). So far, I haven’t seen many other lensball shots of the Kelpies & thought they would lend themselves to this style of photography.

Lensball shot of the Kelpies
Lensball shot of the Kelpies
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The Kelpies — Fan Of… #111

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This week’s Fan Ofโ€ฆ The Kelpies.

The Kelpies (โ˜œ click here for more info) are the largest equine sculptures in the world & are modelled on two workhorses of times gone by, Duke & Baron, representing the lineage of the heavy horse that were key to Scotland’s industrial success. The Kelpies sit at the eastern end of the Forth & Clyde Canal & are well worth a visit if you are ever in the area.

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Happy Anniversary ๐ŸŽ‰ — Fan Of… #110

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This week’s Fan Ofโ€ฆ celebrating another anniversary with my awesome wife, Susan (โ˜œ click to check out her site) — Happy Anniversary, Sweetie ๐Ÿ˜˜

We’ve been together 24 years now, & married 18. We don’t have a car through choice & so have recently been saving like mad to get ourselves a couple of long-distance e-bikes. They arrived just over a week ago, in time for our latest anniversary, & the adventures have already started. We will be using the local canal paths to get around & explore as many of the local attractions as possible by bike.

Forth & Clyde Canal
Forth & Clyde Canal
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Down by the Canal — Fan Of… #109

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This week’s Fan Ofโ€ฆ is down at the Canal.

A couple of wweks back saw a bright, almost cloudless morning & too good of a chance to pass up to visit the Forth & Clyde Canal. These following shots were taken down at Lock 20, nr Banknock.

Forth & Clyde Canal
Forth & Clyde Canal
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A Dawn Walk With Lensy Pt 3 — Fan Of… #108

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This week’s Fan Ofโ€ฆ is a dawn walk with Lensy.

Nearing the end of my walk with Lensy, the path goes into some woodland. Near the start were a couple of decent stumps with good lighting which was too good an opportunity to pass up.

Woodland through a lensball
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A Dawn Walk With Lensy Pt 2 — Fan Of… #107

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This week’s Fan Ofโ€ฆ is a dawn walk with Lensy.

Following on from last weeks post featuring Fannyside Lochs, I’m now heading back through the park, snapping away happily as I go.

Lochan through a lensball
Lochan through a lensball
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A Dawn Walk With Lensy Pt 1 — Fan Of… #106

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This week’s Fan Ofโ€ฆ is a dawn walk with Lensy.

Owing to lockdown restrictions & a high workload, I haven’t been out with Snappy (DSLR) & Lensy (lensball) since my visit to Palacrigg Country Park on New Years Day. I got the chance to get out last week & was up at Fannyside Lochs, within Palacerigg Country Park for sunrise. I took full advantage of clear conditions & plenty of posts & stumps to put Lensy on & took about 250 shots in total (don’t worry, they’re not all with lensy ๐Ÿคฃ). I started up at the Lochs & then followed numerous trails back towards home. I’ve split up the walk into 3 distinct phases: Fannyside Lochs (today’s post), walking through the park (pt 2) & some woodland pics (pt 3).

Fannyside Lochs in a lensball
Fannyside Lochs in a lensball
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Macro Textures #2 — Fan Of… #105 and Macro Monday Apr 12

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This weeks Fan Of… Macro textures #2

The 2nd in a series of Macro Textures features some work knifes in my tool box.

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Wild Daffodils — Fan Of… #104

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This weeks Fan Of… is wild growing daffodils in the woosds across from me.

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