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Textures of old Edinburgh (nothing added) – exploring new angles from Greyfriars graveyard on (yes) another fun and sociable bubblemeet. A great day out!

Thanks all for looking .. really appreciate it and special thanks to dear Tom (Gomez) below for the new title – crow steps (scots: corbie steps, dutch: rapgevel) .. built in the days before long ladders and cranes to ease access for 15th/16th C chimney sweeps and roofers!

The graveyard setting reminded me of this rather dark traditional scots ballad about two crows translated here

cheers
maggie
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Thanks so much for looking

Cheers
maggie
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and funnily enough one from an earlier bubblemeet,,,city lines!

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Hi! I’m lucky enough to live in the beautiful Scottish Borders and love trying to capture a moment to savour…
Thanks so much for looking
Cheers
Maggie
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  • Lynne Morris
    Lynne Morrisabout 4 years ago

    Oh I LOVE this Maggie, well seen and captured. What a great day out it was, wonder where we will go next time, suggestions were for Fife!

  • thanks heaps lynne and yes we need to find a new lunch spot in any case..LOL

    :))

    – dinghysailor1

  • Jadon
    Jadonabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot Maggie, well done…

  • thanks heaps jase – is it snowy with you too? am shy of the street photography thing so loved this time shooting around this historic graveyard where the headstones were literally part of folks bedroom walls in the old days…

    cheers and thanks again
    maggie
    :))

    – dinghysailor1

  • Berns
    Bernsabout 4 years ago

    This is gorgeous work!

  • thanks so so much .. I’m thrilled you think so -

    cheers
    maggie
    :))

    – dinghysailor1

  • jean-louis bouzou
    jean-louis bouzouabout 4 years ago

    Very nice!!!

  • thanks so much indeed – really appreciate you taking the time to look and comment
    cheers
    maggie
    :))

    – dinghysailor1

  • Caterpillar
    Caterpillarabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful composition Maggie!

  • thanks so much my friend – i’m delighted you think it came out ok – i usually don’t have much luck shooting in company ..am too busy nosying at other folks camaras and settings and oh yes chatting…LOL

    cheers my friend
    maggie
    :))

    – dinghysailor1

  • LindaR
    LindaRabout 4 years ago

    wonderful composition ~ well seen and captured xx

  • thanks heaps linda.. there was so much to shoot there but somehow i got drawn to this – its amazing the different shots that folk got from the same venue..

    cheers
    maggie
    :)

    – dinghysailor1

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyabout 4 years ago

    it’s a bit like an Escher work the way the eye is led up and down those lines of bricks, maggie – intriguing and beautiful!

  • thanks so much for that wonderful thought nadine – a huge compliment!

    big dinghy grins
    :))))

    – dinghysailor1

  • emanon
    emanonabout 4 years ago

    fantastic, maggie, instant fav!!!

  • thanks so much my friend – i kind of like the clouds in the ‘sky’.. thats the great thing about abstracts LOL

    :))

    – dinghysailor1

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyabout 4 years ago

    Excellent composition, great contrast of textures and shapes!

  • thanks so very much my friend – it was the textures and shapes that drew me in .. and love how the perspective flattened out too
    hoping alls great with you
    :)))

    – dinghysailor1

  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaabout 4 years ago

    Terrific, Maggie! I love the textures and the way my eye travels all over this one. Super work x

  • HI maureen how lovely to see you -yes i cant get over how the textures came out – i didn’t add any .. honest! LOL Thanks heaps and looking forward to catching up with your latest after my long spring/summer break

    cheers and thanks again
    maggie
    :))

    – dinghysailor1

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