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A recent shot of Edinburgh Castle from the Mound with the up-market and expensive properties of Ramsay Garden on the left..........a different view to the usual.
The flags and straight strip above the rooftops upper left are part of the upper seating structure on the Castle Esplanade, erected for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo which is staged during the International Festival in August.

My thanks to all for the comments on Mary Rose and it was interesting to know how the two versions fared, roughly 50/50 split: and a big thank you to Netta {netta1234} for her User Award which is much appreciated and encouraging.

Ronnie.

Camera:Sony NEX-7
Lens:Sony 18-55mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:"Edinburgh Castle"
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:4 Jul 2013 - 9:53 AM
Tags:Edinburgh castle, General, Ramsay Garden.
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:164
Unique Views:70

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:08 AM

Now that Ronnie is one special composition!!
so lovely the way you have lead us into this scene
as per your usual...superb image
Lillian

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
4 Jul 2013 - 10:17 AM

Fine composition Ronnie,
Fred.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:17 AM

Great comp.
I will be there soon
Hope I can get such a good shot

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:26 AM

Love the pov and composition, Ronnie, a little out of the ordinary, excellent capture. Carol

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morpheus1955
4 Jul 2013 - 10:27 AM

Super image Ronnie, excellent composition and beautifully captured

Hugh

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NaturesHaven
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4 Jul 2013 - 10:36 AM

Great POV, I always look forward to the Tattoo.............GrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
4 Jul 2013 - 10:42 AM

A view not often seen Ronnie which makes it even better good composition been years since I was in Edinburgh all I remember is parkig is a nightmare

G

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nonur
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4 Jul 2013 - 10:44 AM

Great POV, indeed. Such a lovely clear view!

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NDODS
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4 Jul 2013 - 10:46 AM

An unusual shot of the castle, however one which clearly works Ronnie. Both clarity and quality in depth.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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EMJAYCEE
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4 Jul 2013 - 11:24 AM

Very different view of the castle but very pleasing. Those properties look a wee bit expensive!!
Joan.

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Fefe
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4 Jul 2013 - 11:26 AM


Quote: Great POV, indeed. Such a lovely clear view!

I agree........and I love the daisies all over the lawnGrinGrin
Diane

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Irishkate
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4 Jul 2013 - 11:30 AM

A new angle Ronnie and a good one including the gardens.
you fared better with your sky than we did on a visit ton Monday.
Composition is interesting when you see how other photographers approach a subject
and is good for training our eyes.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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andylea
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4 Jul 2013 - 12:05 PM

love the comp ronnie brilliant colour and detail a belter nice one Wink
andy

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SUE118
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4 Jul 2013 - 12:28 PM

ncy waking up each morning with a castle by your home. Nice shot.

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FeatherFriend
4 Jul 2013 - 12:32 PM

Always lovely detail and colour Ronnie, a beautiful view,
Geoff.

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WhiteRose1
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4 Jul 2013 - 12:42 PM

The slope gives a good dynamism to the composition and it is beautifully exposed with lots of detail, Ronnie. A concise and detailed description as well. Which of the houses is your Edinburgh pad though? GrinGrin

Dave

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Caziwinkles
4 Jul 2013 - 12:43 PM

A different view - not often seen. Great image Ronnie. Smile

Carol

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mikbee
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4 Jul 2013 - 12:48 PM

Good shot Ronnie of this often photographed landmark.
And you had a bit of nice weather for it too !!
Mick.

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ugly
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4 Jul 2013 - 12:49 PM

Never been there but I think as time goes by I should..
Great image.
It shows how close the castel is to the town.

Dave

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Daisymaye
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4 Jul 2013 - 4:02 PM

A lovely composed image Ronnie........Sandy

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Brian65
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4 Jul 2013 - 4:38 PM

Cracking image Ronnie, love the comp and fine detail.
Brian

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CaroleS
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4 Jul 2013 - 4:39 PM

An excellent shot, the composition pleasingly differentSmile

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tomcat
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4 Jul 2013 - 6:37 PM

About time you posted a shot of your residenceWink

Adrian

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TrevBatWCC
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4 Jul 2013 - 7:01 PM

Never seen Edinburgh Castle from this viewpoint before - those houses do look rather posh! Wink A super capture, Ronnie...and a super sky too Smile
Trev Smile

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Nigeve1
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4 Jul 2013 - 7:12 PM

Great viewpoint Ronnie, very nicely composed image.
Nigel

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lifesnapper
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4 Jul 2013 - 7:21 PM

A fascinating place to visit Ronnie, and Pictures like this make me want to do just that.

John Smile

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4 Jul 2013 - 7:47 PM

Excellent comp and beautifully captured Ronnie..Lin

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rayme330
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4 Jul 2013 - 7:50 PM

Excellent shot of the castle from an unusual pov, Ronnie.

Ray

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fentiger
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4 Jul 2013 - 9:36 PM

A fine clean cut composition Ronnie.

Albert

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boov
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4 Jul 2013 - 9:43 PM

Spot on.....

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DixClix
DixClix  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:01 PM

This is an excellent image and, as you say, a different view of the castle! I haven't see it like this, it gives a whole new perspective on the castle and its surroundings.
Richard

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xwang
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4 Jul 2013 - 10:27 PM

Beautifully taken.. I never had a satisfying picture of the castle..

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Nikonuser1
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5 Jul 2013 - 8:33 AM

A great landscape RonnieSmile


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LynneJoyce
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5 Jul 2013 - 2:00 PM

Love this POV, so different from the usual ones of the castle and all the better for that.

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johnlw
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5 Jul 2013 - 6:41 PM

Hi Ronnie that's an unusual view of the castle very nice.
Regards John.

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accipiter
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6 Jul 2013 - 7:13 AM

Different view indeed and very appealing. Somehow Edinburgh looks so nice and clean now compared to when I completed my fellowship there in 1975. A

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carper123
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6 Jul 2013 - 8:30 PM

Nice work, Ronnie, chosen pov and composition work well.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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Glostopcat
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7 Jul 2013 - 11:27 PM

A fine view of this historic castle and its surrounds

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annettep38
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9 Jul 2013 - 11:56 PM

splendid view and an excellent foreground, perfect POV.

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