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Dundee Contemporary Arts

As a photographer and in that context “an artist”, I respect copyright and would never intend to knowingly copy or replicate the work or original ideas of others. However in the course of photographing in a wide variety of situations there are inevitably works of art in public places. Rather than preventing photography or other artistic representations of these places, public artworks should compliment or enhance the space they occupy and are often fitting subjects within the context of their surroundings for new art. Read more

Union 10 – Canal Anniversary.

On the weekend of 24-26 September 2010, approximately 60 vessels made the journey from Edinburgh Quay to Falkirk Wheel, to celebrate 10 years since the Union Canal re-opened.

The flotilla arrived at Falkirk and progressed through the locks and onto the completely unique engineering marvel, the world’s only rotating boatlift, the Falkirk Wheel. The flotilla comprised narrowboats in all their varied decorations, many with additional festoons for the occasion, some other cruisers and some Edwardian steam launches.

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