The Calibrated Eye | Photography Blog by John Gilchrist 

Photography genres that are general in nature, images and inspiration for anyone interested in exploring a photographers’ blogging space. This is the spot on the website where you can check out some of my random blogging topics and view all the things that I enjoy taking pictures of when I am not photographing weddings and the like. An informal weblog, it's not an educational blog, so don't expect too much in the way of expert photography tips and techniques or qualified reviews on cameras, lenses and the latest photography gear, it's more of an outlet to channel some latest activity or reflect on and recycle past images. 

I spy with my trained eye...

C W H A T I C, blog entries & image posts by John Gilchrist

St. Andrew's Day

St. Andrew's Day: Scotland's official national day It must be the 30th of December Thought I'd join in with this shot of the St. Andrews Cross, the Saltire, the flag of Scotland. About the image, this flapping flag, flailing about in the wind was captured hand held on a moving boat at night.
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Calton Hill | Edinburgh Buildings and Monuments

Calton Hill, Edinburgh buildings and monuments in black and white A damp and cloudy day on my wee wander.
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How many Christmas marriage proposals will there be in Edinburgh?

How many Christmas marriage proposals will there be in Edinburgh? The most popular day to get engaged, there's 40 days left to prepare your engagement proposal. That time of year again, I wonder how many marriage proposals will take place in Edinburgh this Christmas. You may think booking a photographer at this stage is too early, however, best not...
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Coronavirus Public Information | Coronavirus Scotland

Important public information notice | Coronavirus Scotland Encouraging a healthier Scotland some advice from the Scottish Government letting the public know they are well prepared in their response to Coronavirus. Better watch out, there’s a virus about, getting the message across of how important it is to wash your hands and catch your cough, espe...
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Calton Hill Views | Sunbeams on Edinburgh

Calton Hill views with sunbeams on Edinburgh, city vistas Views from Calton Hill looking southwest over rooftops on a not so clear day. Taking in the Tron Kirk and building work in the distance, scaffolding seems to be a common sight around town. Weather wasn’t the finest, loved the sunbeams coming down from a gap in the clouds, bonus. Ref: Tron E...
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