Graham MacIndoe | Edinburgh, 1980s
As a young punk from Broxburn in West Lothian, Graham MacIndoe started out on his creative path studying painting at Edinburgh College of Art. That all changed when Graham developed a serious passion for photography, documenting street life around 1980s Edinburgh, creating intimate portraits of ordinary people going about their day-to-day lives.

"My photographs were a bit of a backlash against Colin Baxter who did all the picture postcard stuff – It wasn’t an Edinburgh that I associated with."
Photograph of Pilton, Edinburgh, 1980s.
Pilton, Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Edinburgh, 1980s.
Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Broughton Road, Edinburgh, 1980s.
Broughton Road, Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Edinburgh, 1980s.
Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
The Castle Tavern. Craigmillar, 1980s.
The Castle Tavern. Craigmillar, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
The Castle Tavern. Craigmillar, 1980s.
The Castle Tavern. Craigmillar, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Muirhouse, Edinburgh, 1980s.
Muirhouse, Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Muirhouse, Edinburgh, 1980s.
Muirhouse, Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Jim's Poolroom. Edinburgh, 1980s.
Jim's Poolroom. Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Edinburgh, 1980s.
Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Edinburgh, 1980s.
Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Ladbrokes. Edinburgh, 1980s.
Ladbrokes. Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Edinburgh, 1980s.
Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Edinburgh, 1980s.
Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Photograph of Edinburgh, 1980s.
Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Edinburgh, 1980s.
Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Edinburgh, 1980s.
Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Portobello, Edinburgh, 1980s.
Portobello, Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Portobello, Edinburgh, 1980s.
Portobello, Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Photograph of Portobello, Edinburgh, 1980s.
Portobello, Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.
Portobello, Edinburgh, 1980s.
Portobello, Edinburgh, 1980s.

Photo © Graham MacIndoe.

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