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About imagesbytdashfield

Fine art photographer who loves to see and capture the amazing things in this world. Owner of Images by TDashfield photography. www.imagesbytdashfield.com

Fairytale Castle Craigievar

An example of the original Scottish Baronial style is Craigievar Castle; a pink seven story castle completed in 1626 set in the rolling foothills of the Grampian Mountains.  It took some doing to find this castle with all of the … Continue reading

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Almost missed it

The it is Kilchurn Castle ruins here on Loch Awe in Argyl and Bute, Scotland; constructed in the mid 1500’s.  We had just picked up our car from the airport in Edinburgh and were heading west on our  Scotland road … Continue reading

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Sheep next 4 miles

That is what the cautionary road sign stated on the road to the Aberdeenshire castle trail.  And it was absolutely correct. These were behind a fence; many of their kin were not. Teri 📷  

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Eilean Donan Castle

Welcome to Eilean Donan Castle! Scotland is filled with castles and Eilean Donan is probably the most visited and photographed of them all.  I suppose it doesn’t hurt that Highlander and a James Bond film were filmed here.  In the … Continue reading

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What is love?

Is it really one of those philosophical metaphysical questions or is it really simple when you don’t try to quantify it too stringently?  This week our home has been “invaded” by a horde I call my family.  Also known as … Continue reading

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Duntulm Castle Ruins – Isle of Skye, Scotland

It was a long and winding drive on mostly one lane roads to get here and to be honest there isn’t a lot of “it” here but the views were spectacular. Looking at the map below, our journey took us … Continue reading

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Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel

Three miles outside of Oban, Scotland lies the Dunstaffnage Castle and chapel.  It is a partially ruined castle that sits on a conglomerate rock at the entrance to Loch Etive surrounded on three sides by the sea.  It is one … Continue reading

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