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March Landscape 1 : Evening

There’s a strange beauty here, despite the nondescript nature of this landscape. It’s down to the quality of the evening light and the colour of the sky. 10 more words


Sunset Slide

They were hoping to put a large wind turbine on Standing Stone Hill, but fortunately the application was turned down. Some might say that the silhouette of a wind turbine might enhance a view like this, but I disagree. 32 more words


Bus Shelter Montage

I don’t seem to be able to give up our little bus shelter by the harbour.

This is an experiment in multiple exposures and although there are bits of it I like a lot, there are also areas, like the stone wall, that are too specific and so upset the abstract quality. 36 more words


Harbour Scene

This is Kirkcudbright (Ker-coo-bree) harbour on the River Dee and is seen at low tide. The short harbour wall is often host to 13 or 14 fishing vessels which means that they usually tie up 2 or 3 deep.


Waiting for the Bus II

A woman sits, her head bowed as if dozing, and a man allows a potato chip to go cold, as he stares introspectively off into the distance. 71 more words


Snow at Nether Hazlefield

Don’t know how I missed this photo the first time around but it stood out in the files. It has all the elements that I admire in a picture, most of all its simplicity but also the space and scale, rhythms of the trees and landscape, and its grainy tonality.



Ross Fulton is a local artist who works in the Wasps Studios, High Street, Kirkcudbright. (Ker-coo-bree)

His WordPress blog can be found at rossfulton.com.

He favours the urban landscape, often taking an interest in urban decay and his work has a strong sense of framing which can sometimes tend toward abstraction or a fascination with contrasting details. 27 more words