Harry Benson returns home to Scotland with a retrospective exhibition

The latest free exhibition at the Scottish Parliament is a collection of Harry Benson’s photographs taken in America over the last 50 years. The Edinburgh Reporter NEWS – Harry Benson : Seeing America from Phyllis Stephen on Vimeo. Benson was a press photographer in Glasgow and was asked to go to the US with The Beatles. He was about to More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Edinburgh photographer Peter Dibdin publishing new book

Edinburgh-based photographer Peter Dibdin has launched a crowd funding campaign to help publish a striking new photography book, revealing a community just before the Ebola outbreak took hold. Kenema is a collection More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

The best contemporary portrait photography from around the world will be celebrated in a stunning exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh this summer. The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Retina International Photography Festival 2016

Retina International Photography Festival 24 June – 30 July 2016 Retina International Photography Festival returns for its third year to Scotland’s festival city, celebrating the best of photography from More...

By Sheryl Weurman On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Instameet at The Rock House

A few weeks ago,  Dickins Edinburgh hosted an ‘Instameet’ at The Rock House and I had the pleasure of exploring the hidden gem on the slopes of Calton Hill, just minutes from Princes Street. Once lived in More...

By John Hislop On Friday, March 25th, 2016
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“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 More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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...