In 2009 while on tour with Seal, we had a day off in Edinburgh, Scotland where I wandered a bit with my camera. I captured this glowing red door against the soot-black walls and ornate door frame, but for the life of me I can’t figure out now exactly where it was taken. For once, Google has let me down in finding the name or location of this red door on what I have to assume is a church or cathedral. If you know where this is, please do let me know in the comments! I’d love to name it appropriately.

Usually I’m pretty good at this sort of thing, but I shot very little personal work on that tour, and this just got lost in the mix.

The colors of the shot really pull me in. The framing isn’t great; I have to wonder why the bottom is cut off. I may have been shooting over a gate or a wall or a rubbish bin, because I certainly wouldn’t have shot it that way without good reason. Anyway, it is what it is, and I still think it’s pretty.

Big Red Door in Edinburgh, ScotlandBig Red Door in Edinburgh, Scotland @ June 2009 | Canon EOS 1Ds Mk III & 50mm ƒ/1.2L @ ISO 250, ƒ/4, 1/50

Where are you, oh great red door?!