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Arthur's Seat

By Philip_H
Hi All.

This is one of the views from the top of the Scott Monument in Edinburgh. Whilst my wife stayed on the ground to capture the monument from Princes Gardens ( BarbaraR ), I climbed the 287 steps to the top viewing deck. In the f/g is the Old Town and the b/g Arthur's Seat - the remains of a volcano that erupted under water during the Carboniferous period.

Thanks for all your C&C's on my last upload.

Best wishes,
Philip

Tags: Scotland Edinburgh Architecture Old town Arthurs seat Landscape and travel Scott monument

Voters: gwynn56, taggart, BarbaraR and 14 more


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taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
24 Mar 2012 5:52PM
Your usual, sharp clear technique has made a splendid image of Edinburgh--Arthur's seat is particularly interesting to me!
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
24 Mar 2012 6:14PM
A wonderful view from up there, Philip, very well captured. Carol
brownsilent 13 7 2 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2012 6:45PM
A wonderful view from one of my favourite places. Great compostion,
Johanna
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2012 7:43AM
Very brave of you ..but what a view you managed to get, one that many of us would never see other wise
well shot
Lillian
twelvemegs 10 6 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2012 10:09AM
A wonderful view captured Philip.

David
evelen 15 5 England
26 Mar 2012 6:43PM
wonderful shot what a great view.
eve.Smile
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
29 Mar 2012 5:01AM
It's many years since I was at the top of the Monument (around 1964 perhaps) with my first camera, a Kodak Colorsnap that cost 3. 12. 0d. ....... needless to say it cold not have captured telephoto shots such as these.
So for me these recent images are particularly interesting.
Ronnie.
Richard707 14 14 United States
31 Mar 2012 4:08PM
This is quite the scenic shot. Nicely composed, too.

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