Monthly Archives: December 2016

Monochrome Madness and Adam Smith

A few minutes after I took that shot on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile of David Hume and his big toe (see here) we found ourselves just outside St Giles Cathedral staring at another statue created by the Scot artist Sandy Stoddart. … Continue reading

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Thank you, Santa!

No, I didn’t see a brand new Mercedes parked in my driveway on Christmas morning! But I got the next best thing from Santa Claus this year: a Sigma 18-35mm 1.8 lens for my Canon 60D DSLR camera. In fact, … Continue reading

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MM 3-36 David Hume’s Big Toe

One day last Spring when we were wandering along Edinburgh’s Royal Mile I took this shot of the David Hume statue in front of the High Court building. This will be my entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge.

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MM 3-35 Along Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

You never know who you’re going to bump into these days. We passed this guy one day last Spring as we were wandering along Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. So I cropped the photo, turned it into monochrome and now I’m submitting … Continue reading

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MM 3-34 Leanne’s Square Theme

Where do people like to congregate when they are outdoors in big cities around the world? Well, in Italy they walk to Piazzas, in France and Belgium they stand in Places, in Amsterdam they bike to Pleins and in Spain … Continue reading

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