First Minister Alex Salmond
This was Alex Salmond's penultimate press conference as First Minister of Scotand. He announced his resignation on 19 September 2014 the day after the Referendum on Scottish Independence when the votes cast for yes were 45% . The number of people who turned out to vote was an unprecedented 85% of the Scottish electorate.
This photo was taken in Bute House Charlotte Square which is the official residence of the First Minister.