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
After driving and ferrying back from a photoshoot in Balivanich yesterday, I decided to camp at Luskentyre for the night and spend the next day taking photographs in Harris. It was a great night for camping, and Luskentyre is one of my favourite spots - wild camping with amazing views, plenty of space and hardly … Continue reading A day on the Isle of Harris
I've been hoping to get out to Vallay (Scottish Gaelic: Bhàlaigh), a now uninhabited tidal island located just off North Uist, for some time. But as access is only possible at low tide I'd never timed it right, or the weather wasn't good enough, until today. The tide was low and the weather forecast was … Continue reading Vallay Island, North Uist
When I went to photograph Shona and Colin's wedding in Barra, I made sure to plan in a day either side where I could do some landscape photography. It didn't give me a huge amount of time, but enough for a visits to a few different locations, including a visit to Valley Island. Here're some photographs … Continue reading A couple of days in Barra and the Uists
It was a lovely day today, although still cold in the breeze, so I headed out for a stroll at Garry beach in Tolsta this afternoon. I love this time of the year when it's good weather - beautiful empty beaches and no midges!