Welcome to The 58º North Photography blog

Welcome to The 58º North Photography blog. I'm Rachel, a photographer living on the Isle of Lewis, and working throughout the Outer Hebrides. I started this blog, at the beginning of 2017, to document my life as a photographer in this remote Scottish archipelago; with its powder white beaches and Atlantic waves, dark moorland and rugged mountains, … Continue reading Welcome to The 58º North Photography blog

A day out in The East Neuk of Fife

I visited my brothers in Edinburgh for a few days last week and invited them along for a day out in the East Neuk of Fife, somewhere I've wanted to visit and photograph for a while now. It was a lovely, sunny day and not too busy being a weekday in term time. First up … Continue reading A day out in The East Neuk of Fife

Tracy and Stuart’s wedding ~ Seilebost, Isle of Harris

My first wedding of the season was late this year, but what a great start it was. Tracy and Stuart were married on Seilebost beach, with three family members present to witness the event. The weather forecast was for a grey, cloudy day, but as I drove over from Lewis, the sky started to clear … Continue reading Tracy and Stuart’s wedding ~ Seilebost, Isle of Harris

Eilean Glas Lighthouse

I had a small commercial photography job on Monday down on the Isle of Scalpay. It was a beautiful day, so once I finished up, I went off for a walk out to Eilean Glas Lighthouse. It's one of my favourite walks on the islands: sort, easy and with a great view at the end. Just … Continue reading Eilean Glas Lighthouse

A winter’s day in Lewis and Harris

I've not managed to get out for a landscape photography day for a while, so yesterday I took a much needed and long overdue trip out! It was the perfect day for it as well, with snow and sunshine in equal measure. I decided to head down to Harris, but couldn't help but stop for … Continue reading A winter’s day in Lewis and Harris

A sky full of light

Last night I was lucky enough to witness one of the brightest displays of the aurora borealis I've ever seen, right from my back garden! There had been activity since it had gone dark, but I was struggling with the cloud, and the few photographs I took were nothing special. I went back outside at … Continue reading A sky full of light