Fifty-Plus Landscapes from Winter Adventures in the Caledonian Forest

Following an unusually snow-less January, ‘real’ winter has recently returned to the Cairngorms National Park. Over the course of the last few weeks I have been pursuing my passion forContinue reading “Fifty-Plus Landscapes from Winter Adventures in the Caledonian Forest”

The photos from this day in 2008 still look great. Glen Etive – one of the best days I ever had.

I’ve been taking a deep dive into my image archive to a wonderful day in 2008, exploring Glen Etive for photography in the snow. This was one of those daysContinue reading “The photos from this day in 2008 still look great. Glen Etive – one of the best days I ever had.”

First Photography of 2022: Torridon and Loch Maree with a New Lens

Our first adventure of 2022 was a brief trip up to the Loch Maree/Torridon area in Wester Ross. Besides the Cairngorms this is probably my favourite area in the Highlands,Continue reading “First Photography of 2022: Torridon and Loch Maree with a New Lens”

2021 was a bizarre year, but here are my twelve most meaningful images.

This is one of those posts that I’ve had to start and restart writing several times. There’s just too much to tell. It’s been a remarkable year in many ways.Continue reading “2021 was a bizarre year, but here are my twelve most meaningful images.”

Woods, Rain and Water – A Perfect Waterfall Photography Workshop

A Plan Suitable for the Weather This last Saturday was my final scheduled photography workshop of the autumn. The original plan for the day was to head to Creag MeagaidhContinue reading “Woods, Rain and Water – A Perfect Waterfall Photography Workshop”

My Perfect Night Out – Cairngorm Solstice

A certain euphoria came over me as I dashed back and forth. This was living. My heart was bursting with the joy of the mountain. My lungs breathed the clarity of the air. My blood flowed with the purity of the water that flowed and pooled in the rocks. My eyes sparkled with richness of the morning light. My body felt the coldness of the wind and stone, but met it with its own life and warmth. A part of everything. Not apart from it.