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Constructed during 1899 – 1902, the North Bridge Arcade is located within a large block of tenements and shops in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Running between North Bridge and Cockburn Street in the Old Town, the arcade has round-arched entrances with decorative iron grilles, coffered ceiling with turquoise and gold star-spangled mosaics, original shop-fronts with bowed plate glass flanked by timber Ionic colonnettes and a central ribbed dome with lantern and original stained glass.

The North Bridge Arcade is part of a Category A Listed Group of Buildings (HB Number 30143).

The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi in the USA)
Lens: Canon 18-55mm IS
ISO: 200

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Single RAW image Tonemapped in Photomatix 3.2.7.

Related shots can be found at: Edinburgh or you can look at all my HDR shots.

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edinburgh, listed, lothian, scotland, scottish, unesco, world heritage site

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  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 4 years ago

    A stunning dome ,I love these arcades. Great shot Tom x

  • Thank you so much Irene. It is one of Edinburgh’s hidden little gems …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 4 years ago

    what a beautiful piece of Victorian architecture Tom, there’s a nice one in Glasgow also. So glad to see their WHS lovely capture.x

  • Thank you kindly dear Catherine …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Lynne Morris
    Lynne Morrisover 4 years ago

    Wow this is beautiful Tom, don’t think I have ever looked up when walking through here!!!

  • Thank you Lynne. It is a rather nice little glass dome …

    – Tom Gomez

  • gibbandy
    gibbandyover 4 years ago

    beautifully done as ever Tom

  • Thank you so much Andy …

    – Tom Gomez

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture Tom~ well done!

  • Thank you kindly Cheryl …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 4 years ago

    Just love that ceiling roof stained glass, well done mate..

  • Cheers Jase, much appreciated mate …

    – Tom Gomez

  • etienneUK
    etienneUKover 4 years ago


    Thank you for sharing your work with the Photomatix HDR Group. This wonderful example of a Photomatix-processed image has been accepted into the Group!

  • foppe47
    foppe47over 4 years ago

    What a wonderful shot
    Foppe

  • Thank you Foppe my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 4 years ago

    Lovely to see this, especially as I never got a presentable shot of it myself! A beauty, Tom.

  • Thank you dear Sheila. Most people miss this little gem …

    – Tom Gomez

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

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