The Kelpies 01

The Kelpies 01 - Clackmannan & Stirlingshire
Well my first ever visit to the Kelpies at the Helix park on the Forth and Clyde Canal, falkirk, Scotland.
I've been putting this off for a long time, I think ts the fact I've seen so many photos of them it kind of put me off going I like to try & produce a fine art image different from the normal which is incredibly difficult on a subject like this but it's given me a few ideas so a return visit might be on the cards in different lighting conditions.
I have to say I'm not a big fan of sculptor Andy Scotts work but you cant ignore they are an impressive feet of engineering to see up close, I was also impressed to read that the sculptor used the mythical water horses as a starting point but also wanted to celebrate the horse’s role in industry and agriculture as well as the obvious association with the canals as tow horses.
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The National Wallace Monument (winter) panorama

Also in: Clackmannan & Stirlingshire

Wallace monument & the ochil hills
Airthry Castle - The place of my birth
Auchinbaird Windmill
Ochils panorama winter
Linn Mill Dec 2010
Broomhall Castle - Menstrie
McArthur Brae Falls Dec 2010
Stirling Town
On A cold & frosty Morning
Tillicoultry glen bridge falls 01
Tillicoultry glen bridge falls 02
Falls of dochart
Train Station by Night
Badeath munitions crane on Admiralty pier at sunrise
Clackmannan Tower

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