Balmoral Hotel clock tower at night

Behind the scenes changes…

Just a quick update to let you know what is happening over at Spectacular Edinburgh Photography. Recently I have transferred over hosting of my site from a shared hosting service over to a VPS at Amazon’s Web Services. I have also rebuilt all of the site’s pages from scratch. This was something I’d put off …

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Top Edinburgh Photo Locations - Spectacular Edinburgh Photography

Top 10 Edinburgh Photography Locations

After a lot of thought, I’ve put together a short list of my Top 10 Edinburgh photography locations. Edinburgh is a fantastic city for photography and there are countless great photo opportunities around the city. This meant that it was quite difficult for me to come up with such a short list. However, this should …

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Ben Starav - Spectacular Edinburgh Photography

Ben Starav at Loch Etive

Last weekend a couple of friends and I were up in the Highlands getting some photos in the area around Glen Coe. After a long drive down Glen Etive, we discovered the water was completely still, great for brilliant reflections! So I thought I would get a panorama. The Munro Ben Starav on the other …

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Free Wallpapers - Spectacular Edinburgh Photography

Free Wallpapers!

Some free wallpapers of Edinburgh and elsewhere in Scotland for you to download. All supplied in high resolution (1920×1080) for you to enjoy! Please don’t edit these images without asking for permission. Hope you enjoy these images, feel free to direct others to this page if you think they’d like the wallpapers! These wallpapers are …

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Six Tips to Improve Your Photography

6 Photography Tips to Improve your Skills

So you’ve mastered the basics and think you’re doing pretty well? Want to take your photography that next step? Looking for ways to improve? I have a few photography tips here which you may find useful! They’re not necessarily all specific to just landscape photography but should be applicable to most types of photography. I’m …

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Common Landscape Photography Mistakes - Spectacular Edinburgh Photography

Common Landscape Photography Mistakes

I do not claim to be a landscape photography expert necessarily but I have been doing this a while and I have learned some things over the years. As with anything we learn through our mistakes and these are some of the common landscape photography mistakes that not only beginners make! Of course, this list …

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The Tolbooth - Spectacular Edinburgh Photography

The Tolbooth Tavern

Perhaps one of my favourite buildings in Edinburgh and certainly one of the most unusual…I thought I would make a quick post just to highlight how unique this particular building is and to show it from a few different angles. I do love landscape photography but it’s buildings like this that really make it easy …

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Spectacular China Photography

Spectacular China Photography!

I finally got round to uploading some photos from this summer’s trip to China! If you are interested then please click the image below and it should take you right there! I hope you’re in the mood for some China photography! I still have thousands to look through though so expect this album to grow! …

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New Wordpress Photography Blog

New WordPress Photography Blog

After much editing and fiddling with code, I’m proud to announce that my new WordPress photography blog is open for business! If you’re on this page, you’re looking at it already! You might ask…’So what?’ Good question! The benefits of this over the old photography blog page I had set up are numerous and hopefully …

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Better Rainbows - Spectacular Edinburgh Photography

Enhance Rainbows with a Polarising Filter

Rainbows are somewhat of a cliché in landscape photography. However, it is undeniable how they can add interest to the scene that would otherwise be drab and perhaps boring. Sometimes in photos they will look washed out and uninteresting- a poor representation of what you can see before you. Thankfully, it is easy to enhance …

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