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Jim’s Photo Gallery March 2017: Glasgow University, Ayr beach, Lion and Unicorn Staircase, Park area

I’ve got a new camera (Canon 80D). 🙂 I’ve been experimenting with it and learning how it works. This months photo diary is a mixture of photos I took on my phone and photos I took on my new camera.

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Jim’s Photo Diary February 2017: The Beresford graphic, Great Western Road, Ten Writers Telling Lies Book and CD

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Mary Chapin Carpenter at Celtic Connections 2017 review and photographs by Pauline Keightley

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 30 January, 2017 This was a concert in three sets. First we treated to the beautiful voice of Julie Fowlis. She sang several Gaelic songs and the Beatles’ ‘Blackbird’ – her set was far too short!  Next was the accomplished, fun, folk band Altan from Donegal, who played […]

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King Creosote, Old Fruitmarket, Celtic Connections 2017 review by Pauline Keightley

King Creoste

King Creosote, aka Kenny Anderson, from Fife and his nine piece band brightened up the Old Fruitmarket stage on Friday, 27 January, 2017.   The top quality band, who were made up with sparkly space age gear, included harp, cello, bass, keys, drums, violin, pipes and guitars – with Lomond Campbell (Ziggy) on vocals, Peter […]

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Gordon McCracken Photography: Stone Portraits, Glasgow Graveyards

Western Necropolis

Photographs taken in various cemeteries in Glasgow during the Summer of 2016, including Glasgow Necropolis, Western Necropolis and Eastwood Cemetery. ‘ I’m still learning how to take portraits andI can’t afford to hire models, but lo and behold there are many monuments and headstones that give me a chance to practice. I was thrilled with […]

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Jim’s Photo Diary January 2017: Hunterian Museum Burns Celebration, Buchanan St, Loch Lomon, Jim’s old student cards

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Jim’s Photo Diary December 2016: Alan Kitching Exhibition, trip to Crail, trip to St Andrews, Pat’s birthday, Kelvinbridge underground

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Bob Law: The Land of the Dripping Sun

Nightfall. The Swan Pond

November just past was one of the dullest months on record and so far December has been very wet and dark. In Glasgow we have not had the devastating floods experienced in Cumbria or other places but there has  still has been a deluge of steady rain day after day. Here are some of my […]

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Photography: beginners introduction to technical jargon

A good photograph is one you like – even if you can’t explain why you like it. It doesn’t matter a jot whether it would win a photography competition – or whether it is technically perfect. Having said that – an understanding of the technical aspects of photography can help you in your quest to […]

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Photography for absolute beginners: how do I take a photograph that is correctly exposed?

‘Exposure’ was one of the most difficult things for me to understand when I started taking photographs; what it was and how to get it right. In this short article I’ll try to explain in over-simple terms my own understanding of this topic. What does it mean have a photograph correctly exposed? In essence; a […]

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Photography: a beginners tale

It’s the twenty first century and just about everyone takes photographs; on phones, on computers, on games consoles and of course on cameras. Photography is easy? Well yes – on lots of levels it is – but what if you want to take more artistic or technically accomplished photographs? How easy is that? Here are […]

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Jim’s West End Photo Diary April 2015: Spring Tulips, Cherry Blossom in Kelvingrove, Italian Centre, Pavement Art, Park Area

Tulips from Glasgow

 

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Jim’s West End Photo Diary March 2015:

Back Lane Glasgow

 

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Jim’s West End Photo Diary February 2015: Kelvingrove Park, Kelvinbridge Tube Station, Troon beach, Trees, Scott Monument

Kelvinbridge Subway

 

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Jim’s West End Photo Diary January 2015: Electric Garden, Botanic Gardens, Dunkeld, Buchanan Street

Buchanan Street, Glasgow

 

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Jim’s West End Photo Diary: December 2014: Venlaw Castle Hotel, Traquair House

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Jim’s West End Photo Diary: September 2014: Linlithgow Folk Festival, Kelvingrove Park, Graham Mackintosh

 

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Jim’s West End Photo Diary: August 2014: The Kelpies, West End Shops, Big Star Gig, Commonwealth Games, Charles Rennie mackintosh

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Guest photographers page

This page contains photographs sent to me by fellow photographers. By Ian Buckland – November, 2010 www.glasgowstreet.org/ Photographs by Jay Voy – October, 2008 Photographs by Paul Wright – July, 2008 You can find more of Paul’s images at: www.lomondimages.net Photographs by Carol Peacock – June 2008 Toy Orchestra – at the Kibble Palace Saturday […]

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Photo diary January 2014: Oran Mor, Edinburgh, Giraffes, Prestwick Airport, Gibson Street.

Some random photos that I’ve taken recently around the West End and further afield. These striking metal Giraffes are in Edinburgh near the St James Shopping Centre. Every time I wandered past them I’ve thought – I should take a photo of those – and this time I did. Above you can see Oran Mor […]

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Jim’s Photography Diary December 2013: Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Great Western Road, Christmas Lights

Photos from my Glasgow West End Walks: artist Margaret MacDonald, the wife of Charles Rennie Mackintosh (he said she was the genius of the partnership), Brutalist architecture at Glasgow University, Great Western Road and Kelvinbridge looking very wintery, Kelvingrove Park on a misty morning, Byres Road in the rain, statues in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery […]

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