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Edinburgh in the Snow by Tom Gomez

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It hardly ever snows in Edinburgh anymore, not like when I was a boy. I remember 3 or 4 foot falls of snow overnight.

We still get snow, but it never lasts and it rarely gets deep. It did snow today (Tuesday 6th January 08) at about 2 pm. It lasted all of 5 minutes, but the snowflakes were huge, some about 2 inches across. I took this shot from the window of my office in Edinburgh, Scotland.

I cropped the shot to get rid of the unsightly air conditioning units on the roof of the Radio Forth building next door.

This shot was taken with my new point and shoot camera, a Canon Digital IXUS 980 IS.

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Related shots can be found at: Edinburgh and Lowland Scotland.

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building, roof, rooftop, chimneys, snow, snowflakes, snowstorm, broughton street lane, broughton street, lane, scotland, scottish, edinburgh, tom gomez, tomg

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  • joak
    joakover 5 years ago

    whits this nae sun in yer photy!!…magic shot pal!

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 5 years ago

    fabulous capture tom!! love the rooftop view!!

  • Braedene
    Braedeneover 5 years ago

    I was out hiking today in the hills and we didn’t get snow!! Great capture Tom – super scene from the rooftops and I agree … the snow is not what it used to be like !!

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyover 5 years ago

    HEY! good for you, now go make a snowman LOL

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 5 years ago

    Beautiful shot, haven’t seen snow falling since I left Devon, umpteen years ago

  • Chris Clark
    Chris Clarkover 5 years ago

    wellcaptured Tom, I work in a basement and did not see it till it was about stopped.

  • handprintz
    handprintzover 5 years ago

    Thats so pretty,reminds me of a scene out of Mary Poppins !

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 5 years ago

    I have to agree with Trudi above, the first thing that came to mind was Mary Poppins as well! lol! Just a really beautiful snowy rooftop scene! Chim-chimeney-chimeney….

  • RedHillDigital
    RedHillDigitalover 5 years ago

    Brrr! Even had a few flurries on the south coast yesterday!

  • BlackLemonz
    BlackLemonzover 5 years ago

    Fantastic.

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