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Steve Partridge has written to thank the Courier for featuring his recently submitted photograph, of a highland bull, as the picture of the week.
Mr Partridge says he has had very encouraging feedback, prompting him to submit a further photograph.
Once again using his Samsung mobile phone he has snapped the ruins at Braids on the Killean Estate near Tayinloan.
It was taken on Sunday February 17 and Mr Partridge used Adobe Photoshop to convert it to black and white to make the shadows more striking. NO_c12potw01_Braids.jpg