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Looking West along the cobbled High Street in South Queensferry, Scotland from the elevated East Terrace walkway. The Terrace contains a number of listed buildings.

Formerly in the county of West Lothian, South Queensferry lies 10 miles (16 km) west of Edinburgh. It has been an important crossing at least since 1071 when Malcolm III granted free passage at the ‘Queens Ferry’ for pilgrims on their way to St Andrews. A ferry service operated until 1964, the year the Forth Road Bridge was opened.

South Queensferry was created a Burgh of Regality in the 13th century and made a Royal Burgh in 1636. It traded actively with Europe in the 17th century.

Today, South Queensferry is a dormitory settlement for Edinburgh.

Three bracketed RAWs Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro.

Camera: Sony NEX-7
Lens: Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC
Handheld

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Related shots can be found at: South Queensferry, Lowland Scotland and HDR.

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  • cherylc1
    cherylc1almost 2 years ago

    wonderful!!

  • Thank you so much Cheryl …

    – Tom Gomez

  • joak
    joakalmost 2 years ago

    aye excellent neverget tired of goin tae the hawes inn for grub!

  • Cheers mate, I’ve not been in the Hawes for about 5 years, we usually go to the Railbridge Bistro or the Antico Cafe in the Orocco Pier on the High Street …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Kevin Skinner
    Kevin Skinneralmost 2 years ago

    Love this walk along the South Queensferry street. There’s a great antiques shop underneath near here – wonderful photo….made me smile anyway!

  • Cheers Kevin, the antique shop is called the Sea Kist and it is a great place to browse …

    – Tom Gomez

  • GerryMac
    GerryMacalmost 2 years ago

    love the light and colour in this on Tom

  • Thank you kindly Gerry …

    – Tom Gomez

  • fauselr
    fauselralmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful

  • Thank you so much Ray …

    – Tom Gomez

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumalmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations – 19th Feb., 2013 – Shirley, Jean & Rene

  • Thank you so much, I am honoured …

    – Tom Gomez

  • collpics
    collpicsalmost 2 years ago

    Brilliant, the shot leads your eyes down the street.

  • Very much appreciated, thank you …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Hans Kawitzki
    Hans Kawitzkialmost 2 years ago

    Excellent light and details

  • Thank you so much Hans …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Fara
    Faraalmost 2 years ago

    What a beautiful old street…………………I could live in one of these charming abodes………………..love it dear Tom…………….x

  • Thank you dear Joyce, the buildings are all very old. This is the High Street of the town I live in …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Dlouise
    Dlouisealmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful!

  • Thank you kindly Dorothy …

    – Tom Gomez

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