We should investigate our cities better when it comes to it’s history and hidden secrets. I only had glimpses of Glasgow’s hidden gems. I was one day there for a specific reason and had a few hours spare. This was the result of a walk I took trying to find the gems.
A combination of the 5 bridge legs under the railway bridge at the river.
I was playing around with long exposure and traffic. This was a post office truck going across my shot.
I used two photos over each other to end up with a split of both.
A portion of the wall mural, well known and worth a visit.
Thanks for the visit.
Jacques le Roux
We visited Edinburgh Leith walk in February (sorry about the absence, been a tad busy with life things).
Initial idea was to get some nice photos and this changed as we went further into the night into a Steelwool spinning session. I learnt to always have a bottle of water on hand as I nearly set the old rotten wood on fire on the bridge. A large ember got into a crack and I couldn’t get to it, a bottle of water saved the day or should I say the old bridge.
Thanks for the visit
Photographs by Jacques le Roux
I saw a photos which tweaked my interest and I knew I have to go back to visit a site I have been at a few times BUT with a new goal in mind.
It was a misty evening and I phoned someone I know who lives close to the location, he confirmed it’s misty there. I jumped in the car and drive the 30 min and arrived very disappointed as the mist didn’t look great at all. As I have learned with photography don’t give up to quickly.
I walked down and spend the rest of the evening getting these photos.
My favourites of the evening.
I think this came out looking great with the spotlights at both ends of the eye.
The landscape photos looks great when the photo is full screen.
As I was leaving I tried to get a few photos of the Kelpies reflecting in the water.
Normally this would be red or blue but as I started the photo it was blue and the photo ended in red
the Kelpies came out as pink. Great bit of luck and I prefer the pink over the red.
I have realised not to give up on a location as you could always get a fresh idea to run with and test out.
Thank you for viewing my photos
Jacques le Roux …