Resources

Composing your photographs

This guide offers advice on creating the best photographs you can, whether you are using your phone, a compact camera or a DSLR camera to record the buildings and urban landscape in your town or city.

Risk assessment information and form

This guide outlines the process of identifying hazards you may encounter when investigating the history of Scotland’s towns and cities, and how to keep yourself and others safe.

Personal Safety information

This guide outlines some of the hazards you may encounter when investigating the history of Scotland’s towns and cities, and how you can best avoid them.

Reading buildings and urban landscapes

Visiting a site or building is an essential part of researching and recording towns and cities. Even if you already know the site or building well, it is always worth taking a fresh look.