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Taken during the fantastic Bubblemeet in Edinburgh, Scotland on Sunday 24th October 2010.

I was standing in the cordoned off section in the middle of the road in front of Rutland Place looking towards the busy intersection at the west End of Edinburgh when I took this shot.

On the left is Frasers Department Store on the corner of Hope Street and Princes Street. The clock above the corner is really interesting and features a kilted Pipe Band marching round the base of the clock.

In the centre of the shot is St. John’s Church at the corner of Princes Street and Lothian Road.

Behind St. John’s Church, you can see the clock tower and spire of St. Cuthbert’s Church just off Lothian Road.

Behind St. Cuthbert’s Church you can see part of Edinburgh castle. Edinburgh Castle dominates the city of Edinburgh like no other castle in Scotland, and Edinburgh Castle is unequalled in the whole of the British Isles. Over one thousand years of history sit on top of the famous Edinburgh rock.

St. John’s Church is an Historic Scotland Category A Listed Building (HB Number 27401).

St. Cuthbert’s Church is an Historic Scotland Category A Listed Building (HB Number 27339).

Edinburgh Castle is a collection of buildings many of which are Historic Scotland Category A or B Listed Buildings. As an example, Edinburgh Castle Great Hall is Category A listed (HB Number 48220).

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

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


Single RAW image Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro 4.0.1.

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

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  • Ian Coyle
    Ian Coyleover 4 years ago

    Nice Shot but unless Jenners has moved from its EAST end location thats the House of Fraser store on the left (as per teh sign) LOL

  • Woooops, quite correct my friend, ma heid is fu o’ mince as they say. Duly noted and corrected, my thanks …

    – Tom Gomez

  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 4 years ago

    Excellent, Tom! Great narrative.

  • Cheers David …

    – Tom Gomez

  • traveller
    travellerover 4 years ago

    Lovely work Tom, these views are taking me back to my previous existance in the Auld Country!

  • Thank you kindly Ian, glad to bring back good memories …

    – Tom Gomez

  • 1stImpressions
    1stImpressionsover 4 years ago

    stunning image tom

  • Thank you so much Steve and Lesley …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 4 years ago

    I clocked this one right away Tom!! Sat here stuck in traffic many times!! Just didn’t appreciate back them how pretty this location is!! Crackin shot hope you didn’t get knocked down BTW :o)

  • Cheers my friend, there is a lot to see here …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Clive S
    Clive Sover 4 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the Photomatix HDR Group!

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanover 4 years ago

    Very nicely composed and processed Tom, what a great looking urban scene!

  • Cheers Shaun, Edinburgh has some fine views …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • David Smith
    David Smithover 4 years ago

    I couldnt correct you as Hockey did Tom as i dont know the area but you have taken a very historical pic here and as usual a very informative narrative,.Regards Dave.

  • Thank you kindly Dave, I originally wrote that it was Jenners Store (which was once the oldest independant department store in the world). It was late and I was obviously not thinking as I knew it was Fasers – hehehe

    – Tom Gomez

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

    Excellent capture Tom.x

  • Thank you dear Catherine …

    – Tom Gomez

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