Todays Picture

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Squinty Bridge Glasgow

Tuesday 2 October 2012

Alien Looking Plant!

I spotted this plant in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow at the weekend and it certainly isn't native to Scotland. Very nice

Tuesday 9 August 2011

View From The Top!

I don't have to say anything about the view form the top of Ben Lomond.

Sunday 24 July 2011

One View From Edinburgh Castle.

I was working recently in Edinburgh Castle and I think iconic views of it are instantly recognisable worldwide.

Like most world landmarks that you live near to or see frequently, you tend to take them for granted and wonder what all the fuss is about.

I forgot about the views that can be seen from the ramparts. This one of the Balmoral Hotel with Carlton Hill in the background is a cracker I have to say!

Wednesday 13 July 2011

Scottish Weather!

Ask any wedding photographer the thing that really gets them down when covering a wedding and I'll bet you that rain is top of their list. I know it is for me.

A few weeks ago, Lewis and Donna got married on the "Bonnie Banks" at the iconic Luss Church and went on to the fabulous Lodge on The Loch nearby for their reception.

When I arrived about an hour before the service was due to start, the rain was literally bouncing off the car and it was still that way when the groom and best man arrived. Just before three o clock, the sun came out for the brides arrival. During the service, you could hear the rain thumping off the church roof.

Out we all came to blazing sunshine and formal shots were taken down on the beach. I even managed to get the happy couple onto the pier and get the stunning back drop of Ben Lomond. Just as we got back into the Double Six Limousine, the heavens opened up again. Looking at these two photos, you would think it had been like that all day.

Under the circumstances, I was a very happy man.

Sunday 3 July 2011

Rare Shetland Bumble Bee.

I have been reliably informed that the Shetland Bumble Bee is a rare wee beastie.

I spotted this one going about its business in Hillswick this morning.

Saturday 2 July 2011

UK's Most Northerly Fish and Chip Shop.

Brae on Shetland is home to the most northerly fish and chip shop in the UK.

How do I know this?

I have just finished the best fish supper ever from Fankies that's how!

Friday 24 June 2011

"The Bridge Over The Atlantic!"

I have recently started up on twitter and have to admit, it is very interesting from both a social and business point of view.

A few days ago I spotted a tweet from a chauffeur company where I saw a mention of the Bridge Over The Atlantic which connects the magical Seil Island with the mainland.

It wasn't so much the bridge I remembered from my last visit when I was doing photos for a travel piece, it was this fantastic old BSA motorbike parked up opposite the restaurant on the other side of it.

Anyone out there know its model?

I think it's vintage is from the around 1920 but I couldn't find the owner to ask.

And by the way if you have never been to Seil Island, just go!