Deacon Brodie

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2005: Deacon Brodie, was a Scottish cabinet-maker, deacon of a trades guild, and Edinburgh city councillor, who maintained a secret life as a burglar- partly for the thrill, and partly to fund his gambling. This iconic pub on Edinburgh’s royal mile has been there for years and honors the scoundrel. I finally got around to developing […]

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Loch Ness

Scotland, 1999: While visiting Loch Ness in 1999 I did what surely everyone else does- some good old-fashioned monster spotting. Although I didn’t get the “money shot”of the legendary beast- just another conveniently out of focus picture- I did perhaps more remarkably, capture a British RAF Tornado fighter jet hurtling down the loch accidentally, whilst […]

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One Man Band

Edinburgh, Scotland, 1999; A one man band- a street act I saw a number of times during the Edinburgh festival. I’m pretty sure he was from Canada…  Mamiya ZE/Mamiya-Sekor 50mm f1.7

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Edinburgh, Scotland, 1998: A contrasting scene during the Edinburgh Festival street festivities…   Mamiya ZE/Sekor 50mm f1.7

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Edinburgh, Scotland, 1998:  A row of telephone boxes on Edinburgh’s “Royal Mile”.  The man in the fore-ground wasn’t that happy to be in the frame though…   Mamiya ZE/50mm f1.7

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Scotland, 2001: Have just heard that Osama bin Laden has been killed in an operation by US special forces in Pakistan. Then I remembered this shot by my photographer friend Nathaniel Benefield, with Bin Laden grafitti on the wall and me shooting something (awkwardly) in the background…

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Firth of Forth

Firth of Forth, Scotland, 1997:  The iconic Forth Bridge links Edinburgh- over the waters of the Forth of Firth–  with Fife to the North…  Mamiya ZE/50mm 1.7/Fuji Superia

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