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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.

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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 …

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.

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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Edinburgh has two distinct personalities. The city itself was partly the inspiration for the novel Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. To the North of Princes Street lies the  modern, clean, bright and spacious New Town. To the South, clinging to the side of Castle Rock and the ridge of the Royal mile it the old,   Read More …

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Beltane is a Pagan festival held every year on Calton Hill, Edinburgh

Edinburgh knows how to kick-start the new year! four days of incredible events and crowds from all over the world who flock to the city for the biggest New Year celebrations anywhere on the globe. Around seventy thousand people see in the new year at the street party on Princes Street, thousands more crowd onto   Read More …

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