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The end of the Edinburgh Festival is marked by a huge firework display at Edinburgh Castle. The fireworks were accompanied by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra playing live in Princes Street Gardens. The display lasted about 45 minutes and was spectacular. I arrived at Blackford Hill around 7:30pm to find a sheltered spot – it was   Read More …

Lewis Barlow is an Edinburgh based magician and mentalist. He commissioned me to produce some publicity images for his show which was part of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival 2013.

The weather forecast today was for a spectacular sunset this evening so I walked up to Salisbury Crags to get a good view over the city. I knew that the sunset would be happening almost behind the castle and there was a chance of getting some great photos.

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The end of the Edinburgh International Festival is marked by a huge firework display lasting around 50 minutes. This year was as spectacular as I have seen it.

Categories: Edinburgh, Events, Portfolio

Blipfoto chose one of my previous photos tagged with ‘blipthefestivals’ as a winner of their competitition and gave me the most fantastic prize.

The amazing Speed of Light event which has been happening for a month during the Edinburgh International Festival. The runners are amazing – so much stamina and perfect timing. The technology is great – all the lights on the runners are connected by radio so they can change colour at the same time. The audience   Read More …

Tricity Vogue runs a free ‘Ukelele Cabaret’ during the Edinburgh Festival. This year, it is in the Counting House. It features a variety of acts – the only rule is you need to use a Ukelele in some way.

Peter Antoniou is a mind reader and comedian who brought his excellent Psychic Circus show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012. Find out more at

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe runs for three weeks in August every year and sees the population of the city double. The main street in the Old Town, The Royal Mile, is filled with larger than life characters promoting their shows, living statues and street performers.

The Soul Foundation are a Motown/Soul band who play both Classic Soul and the Detroit Motown Sounds of the 1960’s. They are a fresh, creative band, continually writing and recording their take on definitive soul tracks, along with some carefully chosen tunes from admired artists as well as their own original material. They performed as part of the Meadows   Read More …

Jen and the Gents are one of Edinburgh’s most exciting up and coming pop rock combos. “The band is led by Jen Ewan, who’s wholesome vocals and melancholy guitar rhythms are so sweet they could easily induce tooth ache. Jen’s light tones are contrasted with the slightly more sinister plucking of Martin Beer on double bass,   Read More …

EnLIGHTen was a series of literature-themed light installations featuring projections of literature from the Scottish Enlightenment period displayed on six city centre buildings on Rose Street and George Street and on a Puffersphere 360 degree projection unit in Charlotte Square. The event ran from 1st – 18th March 2012. All images are copyright Edinburgh City   Read More …

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