“If Walls Could Talk” A Victorian Factory – The Final Chapter

During a visit to Falkland, Fife in 2012 Edinburgh photographer Jim Mackintosh stumbled across the Smith Anderson factory on the Well Brae site and was instantly struck by the scale and power of the buildings. He knew nothing about the factory or the company but decided there and then that he had to photograph it. That was when fate played her hand. More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Sofa Workshop – View from a Sofa competition

The team at Sofa Workshop in Edinburgh are looking to add some local flavour to their store and they need locals to help them do it. To bring some of the picturesque scenery from around the capital indoors, the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, January 9th, 2016

Blipfoto aims to set out a future by crowdfunding

Blipfoto the daily photo journal website is yet again in danger of folding. The site was founded in Edinburgh by Joe Tree and Graham Maclachlan in 2004, but following some financial difficulties last year the site More...

By John Hislop On Monday, October 19th, 2015

Photographer Jim Mackintosh delighted at response to first solo exhibition

  Edinburgh photographer Jim Mackintosh is delighted with the response to his first solo exhibition ‘If Walls Could Talk’ which was staged at the Design Exchange on the top floor of Ocean Terminal More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

At the National Gallery of Scotland – Bailey’s Stardust

“This is a fabulous exhibition,” says Christopher Baker who is the Director of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, “but it is being staged at the National Gallery of Scotland as it is just More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Photography Exhibition ‘If walls could talk’ at Ocean Terminal from Friday

A unique photographic exhibition charting  the proud decline of an historic Fife factory  is being held  at The Design Exchange on the top floor of Ocean Terminal from 18th September to the 18th October. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Paul Strand photographs

Nine photographs by Paul Strand (1890-1976), one of the greatest photographers of the twentieth century, have been acquired by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, where they will go on public display until More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 1st, 2015

Photography from the Victorian era

This June there will be a major exhibition staged at the National Museum of Scotland displaying all sorts of images taken in the 19th century and explaining how the Victorians were crazy about photos. It is clear More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, May 25th, 2015

Look out your old teddy bears!

You are invited to look out your favourite childhood toys and have them photographed for a new exhibition. Simon Moorhouse’s Nostalgia exhibition features photos of adults with their favourite childhood toys More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 13th, 2015

Photography tips for cold days

Planning on some cold day jaunts with your camera? There’s plenty of cold weather advice on the web, but the in-house landscape adventurers at SmugMug, the world’s largest independent photo sharing More...